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Poem | Dear Father

  I recently collaborated with my friend Dolapo Phillips who happens to be a wonderful dancer and performer. Beyond the fact that Dolly’s body can be likened to sculpture in itself, she was such a gem to work with. I love dance because it speaks volumes often times without saying anything at all and that […]

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Poem | 20

  It has been just over a month since the release of my sophomore poetry album ‘In memory of forgetting’ and i have to say the reviews and feedback have been deeply overwhelming. Often times when you are creating work you aren’t so conscious of how it will be received until you finally throw it […]

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In memory of forgetting album listening

My sophomore album ‘In Memory Of Forgetting’ is finally here. Just a week ago, i decided to share it with a few friends and supporters of my work thanks to Rele gallery who provided me with their beautiful space. It didn’t quite know what to expect or how the event would turn out but i […]

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Open Letter by WanaWana Featuring Titilope

  It has been over a year since i started working on my sophomore poetry album and i have to admit, it hasn’t been easy but more importantly i am happy with the results so far. The album will be titled “In memory of forgetting” as when i started recording a lot of the poems, […]

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This Is Not A Feminist Poem

  THIS IS NOT A FEMINIST POEM By Wana Udobang This is not a feminist poem This is not contorted metaphors with neither punch line nor chorus This is not a feminist poem It is a woman learning to trade possessions before her lover takes his last breath. She will never get the chance to […]

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Crushing on Poet Vanessa Kisuule

  I am regularly trolling the internet for inspiration and more so right now as i am working on my new poetry album. My current poetry obsession is Vanessa Kisuule. I don’t know whether it is the way she is able to weave her words with emotions seamlessly yet delivering them with a certain kind […]

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The banquet; Poetry for your listening pleasure

  THE BANQUET By Wana Udobang Never discard the bones. Boil them till the marrow slips and melts on your tongue. Nothing about you is useless Soften your heart. You need to be tender enough to soak up the flavours, temper enough to mop up the juice. You mustn’t be hard to swallow Revel in […]

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Culture Diaries Meets Poet Titilope Sonuga

  In the second episode of Culture Diaries, i chat with fellow poet Titilope Sonuga. I have often referred to her poetry as very visceral and picturesque. In recent times, she if fast becoming every girls favourite poet  exploring themes that traverse everyday human emotions and that all so interesting transition from girlhood to womanhood. […]