The alarm sound for my head like piano wey im chords don spoil. No be jus now now I sleep? As I stop de alarm, na so de phone ring. Na my boyfriend be dat, e wan know whether I still dey lie down for bed. De guy no kukuma trust my alarm as e … Continue reading Today get as e be.
Gasping for breath, Breathing in slowly, Mouth agape to take in more air, But it’s not enough. Stiff and sore, My legs in protest go numb; And as I try to beat them into revival, I am drenched in my own SWEAT. The silence is deafening. The waiting game gets more intense. The … Continue reading Sweat, Tears and Blood
“I really liked the advertisement campaign of the DVD party.” “Hmm, I thought the advert bereft of any message, what with all the money at their disposal.” “Frank, you are an incurable critic, nothing pleases you.” Laughing, Frank replied, “When something does, even I will be the first to sing its praises to the high … Continue reading The Heavens are Silent
I woke to the sound of mother’s wail. which relative had died again?’ I wondered. Mother’s wail always had to do with relatives which we could hardly recall or ones we didn’t know. She’d start by saying, when one of us approached to console her, “You know Uncle James? He’s the one that died. I … Continue reading My Brother and I
This is a poem by someone that hates rejection and yet hopes to find love