One Coin or More

One Coin or More

A jingle and she smiles with a prayer Singing a song, clapping tirelessly each passing hour There with her son, hungry and poor Calling out to passersby, “one coin or more” One coin or more; the next meal guaranteed A means for them both to feed Eating to live, at the mercy of strangers Yet […]

His Highness (2)

His Highness (2)

“How can you say that as high a chief of this kingdom and to think that the people look up to you as an elder, you are a disgrace to this kingdom” the minister of finance said angrily. “How dare you talk to me in that manner do you not know your place in this […]

Nigerian-Police-brutality

‘In Our Minds’

In our minds half bread is better than none and we were contented with that Until we went out and found ‘none’ in the market and on the street Where morality and reasoning don’t frequent and tongues roam exuberantly unrestrained by thought injustice and unbalanced scales run an onslaught where mama’s buns are seasoned with […]

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