Ridwan Bello

Ridwan S. Bello is a student at Jigawa State College of Education in Nigeria. He is a poet and often writes on environmentalism, with a particular focus on the environment in modern African literature. He has published two collections of beautiful poems under the title ECHO TO GREEN and THE BREATHING OF THE DEAD. Many of his works have appeared in various online magazines home and away. He currently lives with his parents at their home in Kaduna State, Nigeria.

THE JOURNEY BEGAN

By Ridwan Bello, Kaduna, Nigeria The journey began and eschewed Deep through the valley, the shadow line As the sea goddess watched over head That of father right within my…

THE HIGH HILL BREEZE

  By Ridwan Bello, Kaduna, Nigeria How massive and tall are you dear That the heavenly sky laid its body here And the mother earth envies your richness For all…

HOPE

By Ridwan Bello, Kaduna, Nigeria At the very beginning While no one cares to See, or cares to know How homo-sapiens We will become we Never give up hope.  …

LONDON STREET

By Ridwan Bello, Kaduna, Nigeria Dark, old, and short So slim, lean, with thought Of all the way fate set Forth, with all the pain that Gushed out, above the…

HOPE

By Ridwan Bello, Kaduna, Nigeria At the very beginning While no one cares to See, or cares to know How homo-sapiens We will become we Never give up hope.  …

SHALL I?

By Ridwan Bello, Kaduna, Nigeria Shall I cry? I never know.   When she asked For my fate in her Empty self was to Make me hollow I never know.…