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The Ark

The Ark

…So Noah built the ark A haven from impending doom Trooping in, in numbers, in pairs Dogs, goats, Sheep and wolves alike Succor from the scourge we all sought Bliss reigned and peace rained But for a while   Time ticked, tide turned Stern usurpers emerged The dogs now bark out orders In the name … Continue reading The Ark

Memories of a Wonderful Brother!

Cursed be that day Yea, woe betide that gloomy day When the ram-rod straight, oven-hot carbide missile Targeted no-one but you And demanded from you, your legs “I-kun-le abi-ya-mooooo”………   Some said ‘private’ is beta Some, ‘government’ or whatever Many zeros of naira expended In the end, water surpassed our garri; Futility reared its bald head … Continue reading Memories of a Wonderful Brother!

“OMOLEWA, OREEKELEWA” and “MY CURE”

“OMOLEWA, OREEKELEWA” and “MY CURE”

OMOLEWA, OREEKELEWA! Omoolewa, omodara odejo Thou beauteous of  beauties Thy gait of feline grace and spotless charming face hath enough to get man drunken Drunkenness above Oguro’s doing Such drunkenness, folks tag, madness Verily, Madness doth seems profane But madness for thy love pose  sane Bolatito eyes glow in great luminescence And Ibadi-aran’s waist sways … Continue reading “OMOLEWA, OREEKELEWA” and “MY CURE”

A letter to Mr. Poem. (Straight from the heart)

A letter to Mr. Poem. (Straight from the heart)

23, Thoughts Street, Memory lane Bypass, Word-knights Estate Minds State Nigeria.     Dear Mr. Poem,                                   STRAIGHT FROM THE  HEART Separating a tortoise from its shell spells a tragic death What my ink is about to tell you may make your heart melt like a candle hurled in fire, but its not that bad, like … Continue reading A letter to Mr. Poem. (Straight from the heart)