You came into my life and changed me You helped me to see why you made me You made me realize that with I in you and you in me…we could change the World You opened my eyes to see past where I am to where I going You reminded me that I was created … Continue reading You Are My All In All
I’m ready for your warmth I’m ready for your embraced I’m ready for you to call my name I’m ready for you to whisper sweet somethings in my ear I’m ready for your hugs and kisses I’m ready for you to call me your misses I’m ready for you to hold my hands I’m ready … Continue reading I Am Ready For Love
“Target moving west along Marina on foot, heading towards UBA House” “Roger that. Perterside, approach Broad Street from Tinubu, see if you can cut her off “ “Yes sir” Criminal Investigative Detective Obi wiped the sweat off his forehead with a handkerchief that did little to dry the moisture on his face, seeing as it … Continue reading Prologue
Rain is the 4th planet in the odious circuit; it is one of earth like planets that orbit an adult sun with a 14 planet solar system. Its distance of about five thousand light years from our home planet earth made it unattractive for all but the poorest nations who could not afford to pay … Continue reading Rain
Rose woke up to the sound of the shrill alarm. She groaned, asking herself for the umpteenth time why she didn’t simply replace the blasted alarm clock with one that wasn’t made to startle the dead. She reached over and turned it off without even opening her eyes. She didn’t need to; she knew exactly … Continue reading Widowed
For the love of children… The beginning and end of this article should have been, ‘LAGOS IS CHAOTIC’! Gosh!! I love the Fairy Godfather et al but sometimes I wonder if he created Lagos just for his own amusement. I also wonder what he thinks when he looks down on all the people scurrying (either … Continue reading Chronicles of a Fairy Godsister
Do not put your armsaround meand strill call me sister;I’m afraidyou’re spoiling itfor us. It twitches in meas it twitches in you,that sums up notthe whole matter:it soon multipliesand send downthe sparks;and thenthe sweet bitter end,would I stil beyour sister?Could I still call you brother? Dear sister,my mind woreyour mouth last night.I saw sinceritycurld-uparound yourcandid … Continue reading Candid Confessions
arise oh ye slumbering gaints arisearise and become whom you are ariseyou are the son of a king, arise my hero’s ariseyou are a heir to the throne of justice, freedom, ariseyou are a heir to the throne of love, liberty arisearise my innate being arise and become great,arise arise oh ye my heart folks, … Continue reading A Wake up Call
He staggered and I looked on. He was drunk and I know .He was dripping of sweat and it was obvious. Wine, he has gotten a full of it. I know how it feels to get drunk because I have been there. The scene of this drunken man brought back memories that are left unforgotten. … Continue reading Out of the Blues
Do not get halfway and stop.Move on, till you reach the top.All those who have reached the top can tellThat if you push on, you too can excel. You may stumble now and then, or err,But, friend, do not despair;Though the climb to success can be rough,The strength in you is more than just enough! … Continue reading Song of Success
IBADAN, NIGERIA, 1999. The children were gathered around a small square wooden table located at the center of the room. The room was poorly lit; the only source of the light was a lit candle placed in the middle of the only other table in the room. The flickering light from the candle cast a … Continue reading The Hunter
My life is so unbelievableI thought I could make it understandable Treasure me so much,we fuseColour our feelings in a colour we use Now that is a thought that keeps me hopingWhile in my quiet moments I fear losing In the sky, I see you and IDon’t just act it,say it looking me in the … Continue reading My Disappointment, My hope
It’s the 7th againThe anniversary of painWhen in the heat of emotionWe ignited the flameThough we were warnedWe refused to heedNow, a thousand years laterWe are slaves to our greed. It’s the 7th againThe anniversary of youth When despite all pleas We strayed from truthNow, in aged wisdomAnd with ragged spriteWe curse the yearsWhen we … Continue reading 7th.
She tossed and turned as the night dragged on. Her sleeping wrapper at the foot of the bed, in a heap. What made her sleep flee was nothing but his soft and sincere words that threatened to make her lose all sense of judgment. She sat up and looked around the dormitory; all was quiet, … Continue reading Bits & Pieces, almost puppy love.
Kaito made sure he had the two addresses his family gave him. One was for Abuda who left for America 12 years ago. The other was for Kamalu who had been gone for only three years and was studying at the University of Quentin. Kaito was also certain to follow the directions the train driver … Continue reading Sirens