I looked out through the window of the moving bus right on the street of the brown rusted roofs as the fierce breeze coming in through this same window makes my grey blouse billow like a tattered kite…this city that has histories embedded in it is the great city of kings and warriors. Those houses … Continue reading Ibadan
Listen as life is not a push of long jump but a gentle process. Listen, hush, just listen As the birds hover the sky, flying free Without hurts, without fears The trees away from the bustling cities, Where fumes and booze block their trachea, Turning their skin pale, in time, they all … Continue reading Listen, Just Listen
At 2am in the night Every play had stopped out there Except in my bed which is the center stage for two young lovers. At 2am in the night Everywhere was dead quiet Except my bed where sweet undecipherable speeches are made Speeches of joy and happiness. At 2am in the night Everywhere was frozen … Continue reading 2am
His laughter could melt ice His smile so infectious So charming is his dimples Him his wife cherishes Longed for by housewives His children apple of his eyes Respect from the olds His peers so envious High recommendation by the boss Source of joy his parent sees His praise the church sings Couldn’t wish more … Continue reading Everyone Seems Nice
When you’re fucked up to your worst tone It’s my number you call You locked me up in the friend zone Like Oliver Twist I want more. He is your love, your secret crush His presence made you blush. I can’t speak, I can only watch As your raw love remains untouched. You built fantasies … Continue reading Best friend (friend zone)
I saw them then, leaders of tommorow, full of hopeful expectation, focused on coming glory. I saw them then, future bright stars of the country, aiming to shine bright than their fore, given the mantle to bring the lost glory. I saw him then, future science Nobel Laureate, chemical, simultaneous equations bow to him, certain … Continue reading Then and Now
Soon , man’s wisdom will fail him Soon, man’s wisdom will be naked Vanity shall hold up with man cruelly Then, shall no help come to him. Soon, man’s wisdom will fail him, Soon, man’s wisdom will be naked, Nothing will serve as a future for man Because the creator’s rage is against him. Soon, … Continue reading People’s Trust
Man is dust and clay; So, why carry yourself like a god? Man today, dust tomorrow, Why gather all wealth greedily? Man is dust and clay; Why carry yourself like a god? Man is worthless under the sun, Why do we kill each other selfishly? Man is dust and clay; Why carry yourself up like … Continue reading Nature Of Man.
1 These were letters written in tablets of blood We wrote the pains of yesterday today wittily On this seaside of swaying embargo of tablets. II She was the song swept in pity and cruelty Daring the concubines that surround mother earth She shared piles of honest sorrows in the street III When smoke of … Continue reading For Flesh And Blood
Love is sweet when you love the right person The sweetness of true love is far better than the taste of honey But when you love the wrong person, it feels like you are pouring water into a basket The pain and the anguish of an unrequited love The trouble of wasting one’s time while … Continue reading Love
carving their names on the world’s flesh like scars, they won’t waste their breath on the news of dead men. if there are things humans should learn, it is how to leave their emotions out of the equations uncourtly, Keep an eyes on their flank, naturally and neutrally. under a worried sky, the wind striped, … Continue reading Awkwardness
I am evil because of my skin Handcuffed my hands and feet Taught to hate my brothers And feel inferior to others. I have walked through pain and torture For padlocks, my lips they puncture. I have seen slavery and hell Times when my identity fell. I never shook, I never broke My awakening fed … Continue reading I am Melanin
I’ve seen the silent night hurled at me again, my feelings mouthless, a cut deeper than fresh wound cupped a strange fantasy of expression inside – Another gory fear danced to itself in my soul. Masturbation came in silence and we warred, I wore myself around myself depressed in the dark. Fast pace of family … Continue reading Remembering lonely Night.
But there is a name we can earn a child Born with the fluidic cells of deceit. He is a body of knitted brows That has grown into piqued poetry. He could be called a neuter nation Whose identity and intuition is drowned in an eddy of putrid polity, That its history becomes only a … Continue reading A Neuter Nation
London has built another special hospital made for all Nigerian Presidents and Nobles, and future Aristocrats who will fight corruption; Since we die not in this country anymore we rather stay behind to rule as ancestors of tomorrow waiting to extort the treasured gin of the masses. You preacher of change spare us this ear … Continue reading Excuse! When is the change?