Divine Friday Idiong aka Idiong Divine is an internationally acclaimed author of poetry, short stories. His first published work, a collection of poems, “Never Ending Poem”, got listed in the Akwa Ibom State Junior Secondary School curriculum in Nigeria. His collection of short stories, “Mind of Diamond” and “The Especial Visit”, which were released in 2012 and 2013 respectively, have been listed for both Literature in English students in colleges of education and for primary and post primary schools in Niger Delta region of Nigeria. His “Daura Girl” and “They Keep Living” are rich collections of poems available online for you. His stories like “Cornflakes”, “Anything Can Happen” and “A Fresh Start’” are equally available online for you.


Divine Idiong Poems

The Candlelight

Follow me inside Safarawu.
Even though I know little of the north.
Let us shut out the many eyes scrutiny.
Let us shut them out again tonight.... more »

Greetings – For Nelson Mandela

The lion does not ask to be king.
Everyone knows he is.... more »

They Have Done A Lot

They blow their own trumpets
Through the tubes... more »

Divine Idiong Quotes

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