Author - Idem Emmanuel

I'm Idem, Emmanuel. I have an addictive love for poetry and cannot resist reading any poem I find. I try to use my poems to understand the intricacies of life and to search for higher love. I also enjoy playing chess in the day and taking long solitary walks in the night. I write from Calabar, Nigeria.


Idem Emmanuel: Progression

PROGRESSION I. Sunlight The drowsy dew yet to be delivered to sleep Reflects the brilliance of its blue-y companion Upon sweaty greens, The wind whistles...


Emmanuel Idem: On Chaos

THE CHAOS OF LIVING I was five When I first attempted it On the balcony of a three-storey building My heart in my mouth As I let go of all encumbrances My...