The 21st Century I enjoyed every bit of the bliss I swum amidst the jolly flakes Of corn plantations. I was with Àdùké When I felt a crippling force was Greedily squeezing breath out of me. My sockets were no longer stable As my balls were almost arid And stressed out. I think it was … Continue reading The 21st century
“My mum stayed with my dad when it was raining fire and brimstone. Today they are living in luxury that they had welled up in those trying times” I retorted . She looked at me with awe and amazement. “I am not your mother” with a stern and fierce look “I can’t wait for rain … Continue reading Where is my mother?
I fastened my resolve to my chest and looked like I was about to ascend the heights of Kilimanjaro. I slept in that night due to the careful and well planed moves to take the next day. I rolled back and forth on the bed flinging everything in sight away with my ruffled thought. If … Continue reading My Crush 2
No one can identify with me when it comes to love, do you know why? No one has felt it like I have. Maybe God did. To me it is so many things and not anything. It has shaped me with its spears and daggers and has punctured me as well with its arrows. Now … Continue reading My Crush
I raced out of my nap belly-wise only to notice that I was woken by a cacophony which was up before I visited Esther, siesta I mean, and at the time of wake had fully blown. My ears and eyes were still coming to terms with the atmospheric condition when another round ignited from the … Continue reading I Love You
The moment we stepped out of the sport utility van that was used to convey us to the venue which had been carefully set for our unique advent, we were greeted with paparazzi and lots of flashes from several camera stand. It was like heaven on earth. He was dressed in a Rolex suit and … Continue reading A speck of shame
When the world tells you, hop When the world tells you, crawl When the world tells you, sip When the world tells you, all is well Fly, Run, Immerse, and be Realistic.
After all the rigorous clearance from the admin-board, I was finally freed of the excruciating boredom attached to its submission. I retired to class with enough gladness that could brighten the day. Sitting all exhausted, with my head in between my thighs. I perceived an Angelic movement, Yes! I wasn’t hallucinating it was true after … Continue reading Dreams come true
Slow and steady Slow and steady The world moves… Fast and hurriedly Fast and hurriedly Man moves… This train of proposition brings about equilibrium in the universal make up, thus making the world complex. Understanding these undefined complexities to some varying extent ushers in the concept of “simplicity”. The world comprises three persons-Marxist theorem. This … Continue reading Who says life is simple?
Once upon a time, there was a building without a fence neither a gate, my dear friends, we slept with our legs flung in different cardinal directions: east, west; north, and south. Our musical snorts mingle to create a peculiar beat only known to the family, not for general consumption, in other words we journeyed … Continue reading My Home With No Walls
The rain fell ‘piti pata piti pata’ on his corrugated roofing. His head placed on V shaped digits in the form of hands, with throbbing heartbeats he journeyed with the flames coming from his chimney. Completely deafened from the tumultuous noise emanating from wallowing kids across the street;market women returning from the day’s hustling and … Continue reading The Patient Dogs Eat the Fattest Bone
That day I got home famished, without pouring time away, I hurried up my food; with craving scent I graced my round shaped pot, and with reckless abandon I flattened a mountain of rice in my oval tummy. Then after series of belching I saluted myself ” Well done, Cynthia”. After a while a familiar … Continue reading Death malfunctions
He triumphs over every facet of the society His fangs and wings deeply rooted in the milieu of man’s relation to earth A mistaken saviour, saboteur he is Soulless and solless his digits and heart He suckles on the aged breast milk Rubs the juice off the lass cleavage Drains the future; eats lads heritage … Continue reading Our Saviour
Crazy people. Man longs for endless knowledge That knowledge that will one day Whistle by like time never to be seen ever again Life is beautiful we all say and believe That is all a dribble on the path of truth If you ask me life, is not that beautiful as it thus seems to … Continue reading crazy people
Your breath stands tall like my amulet Your rhythmic heart beats protrude Like that of an eagle’s eye sight Piecing beyond godot abode Your smile, a locale for my soul A boastful drinker losses his sole Not to alcohol, but liquor of hamlet I stagger, still envisaged for drops My undying affection knows no boundaries … Continue reading Eve’s love