Every time the breeze blows I hear your name being whispered to me and I start to smile Every time the sun starts shinning I see your shadow walking alongside mine And I sure feel protected Each time I look into the mirror I see your reflection in place of mine With a huge smile … Continue reading Oops!
You sometimes make me cry and at the same time smile You are near yet can only be reached in distant mile I hold you in my arms but still sense your fluidity Makes me doubt anything as certainty Seeked you all through eternity Now found and I’m plainly scared All in the bid not … Continue reading Complicated
It was a bright sunny day while myself and my family members (excluding dad because he was at work) were at home eating lunch when a stranger unexpectedly walked in on us. “Hello everyone, I am Mrs. Helen Amadi. My family and I just moved into the neighborhood and we thought of making friends with … Continue reading Fate brought us Together
As a boy I’ve always behaved Even though my brother tells me I am a girl And should at all times act as one I’ve always believed (a misconception maybe) That what a man can do A woman is sure able to do; if not better Hence, a dare ensued He tried stunts and did … Continue reading The Dare – My Brother And I
Arise O compatriots, Nigerians is a-calling Yea though the situations remains appalling We are the giant of Africa, we seem to acclaim When evidently the status quo, a sleeping giant it proclaim We masses are a-suffering Yet our rulers seek no futuristic positioning In our penury our leaders are in constant merry Our politic is … Continue reading Lamentations
I’ve been taught by mama the roles of a wife She said in bed, be a prostitute This does not end your life In the kitchen, be a slave And as much as you can do not rave In terms of ideas, try as you may to contribute wisely And never make your opinions the … Continue reading Free From You
We both were as little as a tiny mouse Right within our parents’ house Little did we know what was happening Even as our brain got sharpening We didn’t know what love was Neither did we know how it worked All we had for each other was hate Just at the tender age of eight … Continue reading Never Meant To Be
“We made it!” was the sound of victory and joy on every Nigerian lips precisely fifty years ago when our founding fathers led us into independence. This I guess brought about the phrase in the Nigerian national anthem… “The labour of our heroes past shall never be in vain….” A pertinent question to be asked … Continue reading Nigeria At Seventy-five: My Expectations.