…While I dreamt of her， She did the same for him, Praid for her， The same she did for him. I know whom I love but not who loves me， Yet we are married. I borrowed for her， while she gave the borrowed money to him， Sat at the gate waiting for her to come … Continue reading Things We Do For Love
On my way to the market this afternoon, I found myself inside a bus filled with passengers. The man who sat in front of me wore a suit, scratch that, he wore a coat. The difference was clear. Beside him was a beautiful dame,dressed in a nice, red gown. . With the way the man’s … Continue reading The Roach Effect
Since I moved to the big city I had learnt to wake at exactly 4:20, it was necessary if I wanted to beat the mammoth third mainland-bridge traffic. I’d say my prayers, rub and shine then dissolve into the dense stream of chaos and anarchy. Living in this city taught me one thing, rage. It … Continue reading Change
GO THAT I DON’T GO With an unreserved apologia, I communicate to you that; It kills me, having it being killed. ‘Opolopo’ years’ of “agony”, ‘Opolopo’ months’ of “love”, ‘Opolopo’ weeks’ of “fun”, ‘Opolopo’ days’ of “togetherness” Killing becomes mandatory. That I might not be killed, That I might not be souped, Or be defleshed. … Continue reading Go That I Don’t Go
Like a wolf wondering the ice at a price for a park to part, the heart of men grow cold in the love of humanity. Nature is a song of the humble, yet the tars of the wicked makes them brave like the adar in a cold night moon. As the soul twists the mind … Continue reading Nature is a Pleasure II
Fractured bliss The rain came early in April, the weather was cold (due to the rain) and questions about the previous night was hovering the air. The place was filled with people jostling for firsthand information. The police were everywhere searching for the best and possible report from anyone who was willing to give. … Continue reading The Fractured Bliss
How we met I don’t remember Feels like we’ve known each other for years Utterly different our worlds are Like a delicious mix of the best and worst. Her beauty so charming With it a brain so stunning Both I fell in love with Like a love portion by the circle witch. Beauty nor brain … Continue reading The girl in blue dress
The rain fell heavily today, the crops were washed away, There was no harvest today. The little stock we had yesterday is not here today. The visible cracks on my lips as I struggle to swallow my saliva, Emaciating from the scorching sun as a result of dehydration, Because there is no food on the … Continue reading I Fasted Today
Three angels descended, bearing gifts for a modern Nigerian girl named Chinwendu. The angels met a certain girl, a perfect fit for the description, but they couldn’t recognize her face — Chinwendu now goes by Wendy. Dissatisfied, the angels returned with their gifts to the creator. Once again, the creator sent the angels back with rewards … Continue reading Don’t Wear Me a Mask!
For us all You gave your whole life You gave your love All that you could Not much in materials But priceless in value Great thanks to you Merci beaucoup For the lessons The discipline Care and affection You bore all sorts Enmity, tension You’ve sacrificed so much Too numerous to mention Great pains You’ve … Continue reading Sade’s Son
When he collected the car keys on that fateful afternoon of April 1, 2018, he had no inkling that Fate would teach him a very valuable lesson that many of us today give no attention. That only a thin line separates life, which is a gift, from death. Abdulsalami Gbolahan Ridwan was born 24 years … Continue reading Elic Season Ii: Edutainment Is Where Entertainment Meets Education.