With you went the colours in my life In your absence, all are a shade of grey The Cooling breeze now blisters The morning sun scorches and burns Only grey skies Too little light No more birds Only the crows Flowers are gone Weeds have sprung Tell tales of love strained But not undone Time … Continue reading Black And White
A man should be alone sometimes It is required for his sanity Alone in a place, in his mind Alone in his dwelling cut out from but still within humanity A man should be alone He should seek to be alone Under a tree he should rest Under leaves branched out with its fruit … Continue reading A Man Should Be Alone
Some call it the civil war While others choose to call it the biafran war For two and the half years it lasted. That war that was synonymous to starvation. For if we eastern brethens have separated Where would “bia” be in Wazobia? That war that begat peace And restored unity. Despite many heroes fell … Continue reading We Remember
Arigbe the first and last child of his parents named after the famous Arigbe leaf a wild magical spice only used by women who need to spice up their love lives his father’s love for his mother lacked spice at the time he was born so she named him Arigbe but after Arigbe was born … Continue reading Born Without A Penis
Where I come from men takes joy in mediocracy Sex and pleasure is all that drives them crazy Even those expected to liberate their family are all lazy No vision, no goal even their daily meal is dicey Their dreams are nothing more than nightmares And there life a perfect definition of mere Me, I … Continue reading A Reason
I once had 3 brothers whom: we drag food from mama’s oily pot We Pray for a better life we brag who could first get a wife And with whom, The family’s flag stood still I once had 3 brothers whom: We laughed and joked Bath in the rain And basked on the harsh harmathan … Continue reading I Once Had Three Brothers
Dear Lord Let today be blissful Bless all my hustles Take away life’s unending struggles Fight all my unseen battles Let me bubble in your love As I step out today Alert my helpers with your golden whistle Wrestle out all my enemies and barriers In your just mortal and pestle Pound all dangerous mortals … Continue reading Prayers for a New Day
Flapping it’s wings, it flew like a Benz chasing an airplane on the runway. with the voice of sweet savour, it maintained it’s rythm in the shadows of the deaf ears. Like the power wheels, it turned to view the landmark of green pasture filled with preys and grains of different kinds and colors rejoicing … Continue reading Life as a Bird
Those we love, don’t reciprocate our love Those whose love we don’t reciprocate, Love us so blindly yet dearly without a tag I sat sadly thinking thoroughly bout this A world problem, leading not to quadratic. Devoid of acalculia, cross multiplication Should balance the grammatical equations. Shakespeare’s mighty pen solved it right “Love sought is … Continue reading Requitted Love
In love? Be ready to cry! In love? Be steady and always try To offer your best! In love? Your eye’s may not always be dry! In love? Be ready to hear a lie! In love? Be willing to love and forgive! In love? Don’t expect a saint on earth! In love? Look beyond the … Continue reading Are You In Love?
I remember a certain glass verse stuffed with colourful hibiscus ravishing and riveting “don’t touch this vase, I starved to buy it” mama would always warn. But I was just ‘five’ curious, adventurous, dexterous. One day, Mama returned from daily hustles, met the glass vase in fragments. An unintentional booboo. Spurred by ingenious curiosity. It … Continue reading Mama You Are the Enemy!
In the yonder Where we wander We were inseparable Mumble and humble We did things in tandem And never for once condemn. We were called in love And in other undecipherable sounds Love called Like soldiers, we obeyed. Against our wishes we moved Him to there and I to here On arrival we began to … Continue reading Friends And Enemies
What if I said I love you? Would your heart skips its stepping stones and you fall into a bottomless hole? What if I told you each time, I see your buoyed up face as early as 1 a.m at morn in my lovely dreams My soul, spirit and body yearns to be always around … Continue reading What If I Said I Love You?
As the car wheels rotates, so does life rotates with mistries untold for the blind in heart to cortail. As the horns of the car pave way, so does life carries the message of the world beyond in it’s passing wind. As the fluid flows through, so does our veins carry the rumors of life … Continue reading Tunes of Life
We walked on the bridge over the bridge for what turned out to be the last time, and I ate something sweet, that sugary air, that sweet blue light spun out of nothingness. It was just a moment, really, nothing more, but I remember marveling at the sturdy cables of the bridge that held us … Continue reading My Life