LOVE IN OUR OWN WAY PART 1 It had seemed like we were enemies at the time, infact, we were sworn enemies- we still are. We never wanted to hear each other say a word, an outsider would find this amusing but that was not the case for Debby and Raphael Harrison, our parents. My … Continue reading Love In Our Own Way Part 1
(Soroin Verse) An aspiring Poet I classed myself and A pen I hold Is my weapon No soldier could go be- Yond his rifle! 20140312IBS.
THIS POEM, I WROTE FOR YOU A look that pierces through my heart A smile with a century of a century good tidings A beauty i cant phantom with what’s beneath the hat A touch, once felt invokes tinglins How does she do it? I ask myself An impeccable disposition of character without a flaw … Continue reading This Poem, I Wrote For You
Thoughts of us in my head As I lay contemplating love on my bed Could it be that feeling that sets free? Precious and beautiful before me? You light my heart with desire And your beauty warms like a drink of mulled wine, nothing finer If it isn’t love, that beautiful forever after It surely … Continue reading Us
OKIRIBITI: THE MASTER QUIPSTER Lets talk about Okiribiti the boy who can eat four loaves of agege bread without drinking tea. He attends Iyanfigiro grammar school and there girls of all grades he woos though just a neophyte Who can’t even label a chloroplast. Last christmas, He ate rice amass but still he sneaked into … Continue reading Okiribiti: The Master Quipster
Dark clouds come rolling in, Converging in on us, From the Sahara,billowing dust, From the creeks thunderclaps answer, The Niger and Benue swell, And the volcanoes beneath the plateau boil, From far lands troubles brew, The storm is about to hit us We are about to be washed away by storms, And yet our ears … Continue reading Who will save my naija?
The annual Fresher’s Oratory Contest as hosted by the Union of Campus Journalists, University Of Ilorin held this year’s edition of the contest, titled: “Party Politics and Democratic Sustenance in Nigeria, 2015 election in focus”. The event, which attracted distinguished personalities in the media circle, has in attendance, the Union’s staff adviser, Dr. Mahfuz Adedimeji, … Continue reading 2015 Election In Focus
A TREASURE LOST There i was, standing opposite the yellow bungalow house doing nothing but contemplating whether to go in or not. I stared at the window hoping to catch a glimpse of the one i seek but saw nothing. Why am i even looking for her after what has done to me? The news … Continue reading A Treasure Lost
The alarm of his touchscreen smartphone for which he spent about two-third of his salary four months ago rang continuously. Bernard shot up from his bed not without a sigh, as he normally did especially after the long weekends. Monday was one of his worst days – if not the worst day. He knew in … Continue reading The Young Tree That Never Grew
If Crying Can Do Anything by Kay Ugwuzor If it helps to cry Then cry And like the heavens, pour rain From the clouds in your eye Soak your heart In baskets full With dauntless tears Turn your pillows To hard stones of sorrows Then pass the nights Without wink or sleep Turn out the … Continue reading If Crying Can Do Anything
Maybe he did lie. The reverend did lie. All those sermons about Jehovah’s great love,maybe they were cooked or just another version of seasoned fallacy, and the bible is just a textbook straight out of the middle age. Maybe, churches are really just walls; projects founded by men who really only wanted to ‘invest’. Maybe… … Continue reading Game Over
Sitting up with a Jerk, I’m still shouting, “No, no, no, no, no, no!” My chest heaving like wild waves, my palms clutching to my heart. I tap on the switch box. 1: 37am. “Oh, my God…” I keep gasping—still grabbing my chest. I open the bedside drawer, searching fervently for my Bible at … Continue reading The Tale Of Two Dying Stars (Episode 8)
The Physics teacher is explaining something about convergent rays. My mind keeps churning, it cannot keep still. Onyinye, My heart and soul are convergent upon you. They collide and form a sharp edge, like cupid’s arrow. I will fire them into your heart, love. Straight into your heart… ‘Kingsley!’ I hear my name from … Continue reading Fantasy
It was a pale evening The weary sun had gone resting Passing the baton over to the meek moon Whose benign brilliance, the night dampened soon Somewhere in the dark zone Was a lady burdened to her bones Alone in a solitary room No friend, no groom Only memories of her past loomed The bane … Continue reading A Sweet Nightmare
Sitting here with a million thoughts in my head. I was cool were i was. He wanted more. He made me fall hard. I chose him. He was sweet. He called me his crown and I called him my world. He said he wanted to meet the family I told him he had to be … Continue reading My pain