The lock is broken The cage is opened Bird set free By her captivator “Stay in ur lane, unworthy creature” She stares in awe As she peach to another tree Unknown to her She has become a laughing stock She saw her captivator destroying her nest “I’m unworthy to be called ur own, but one … Continue reading Broken Shackles
“Isaiah 4:1- In that day seven women will take hold of one man and say, “We will eat our own food and provide our own clothes; only let us be called by your name. Take away our disgrace!” If a woman mistakenly speaks a goat will open his mouth and say “Calm down, its a … Continue reading Marriage: Women Trapped In Between Misogyny And Dogma
I heard the sound Coming from afar I looked over the hills I couldn’t tell the sound Mountains melted Waters scattered the land The sun cried Cos she was asked to leave Then I could feel my feet Moved my whole body Just like a click Then I remember I heard the noise This time … Continue reading The Invasion
A place? An ideal? A struggle? A people? A hope? A war? Yes, but it’s bigger. My father said it took him years to stop ducking when he heard the sound of airplanes. As a child whenever a plane flew past, it was almost certain it was a bomber and everyone would scream “duck for … Continue reading What is Biafra?
They called us “dot” on the map and nobody is quite sure where. Inside that “dot” were 700 lawyers, 500 physicians, 300 engineers, 8 million poets, 2 novelists of the first rank, and God only knows what else — about one third of all the black intellectuals in Africa. Those intellectuals had once fanned out … Continue reading A Betrayed People
I woke up suddenly feeling throat dry, at about 8pm in the evening. After serious search for water, I came to experience its real sweetness with the little I found. After pondering over what to do next, I decided to take a move, even if it will be futile. Snatching one gallon beside, I set … Continue reading Water Scarcity, Tale of a wounded Lion