Giggle giggle little child Never Once her mummy did chide Like a flower amongst thorn Never once her pretty dress torn Make me a rainbow bring me the stars Never once her tears brought scars Getting warm from sweet delight this little child her daddy’s light Never once put up a fight Running wild the … Continue reading Giggle Giggle Little Child
The terror that flee at night A devil that lurks in the mind A call to the sales girl Destiny wasted A step in the dark room Dungeon of setbacks. . A dream of a Doctor Tuned down to a wanderer Shattered through your hunger Hunger for lust,rave,bad desires A lasting scene . Called a … Continue reading Rape
To Kemi:; while recession is just a word a mother protests from stall to stall unable to find a fair bargain: a boy learns to write in the mud till some dizzying spell lulls him to lassitude; a father slouches home at noon carrying sadness on his shoulders; and our nations liberators swim the sea … Continue reading Two Poems
Beneath the skin Beneath the lips of my scrawny skin lies a song from dark pores Beneath bridges alone except calm waters Above bridges with wreaths and tired feet stuttering songs mourn a wrath for salt Beyond my skin is peace and a life after death. Sweat Open your lips to songs of old scraggly … Continue reading Requiem For Death Sweats
A kiss could be enough, but we always want more, an overdose and then,we get rough, full of regret,our hearts go sour. ‘Our Father’ is too short, we want God to hear, unsure that prayer will reach his ear, we want something longer and in the end, we pray not. Give to us this day,our … Continue reading Just More!
I once had courage like a day year old child, Seas and oceans are like rolling tyres. I once thought that I have come of age and this prompted me not to hide from waters which flows like fierce fire. If I care about what today says, I wouldn’t dare rock the sea for what … Continue reading Courage
TO X. i wanted to love you with the tenderness of feathery pillows with the intensity of blue flames i wanted to love you and lose my senses in the act and dance naked at the stream and say that one plus one is one i wanted to love you without restraints and empty myself … Continue reading To X.
For many passed years, winter and soluble tears, I have battled fears, sweet scar and gullible stares. For many sorrowful months, I avoid a suicide note In my doubtful thoughts, a pack of pride I wrote That there is a meaningful life at least after death And several scornful strive sailed seeming shelter shirt. For … Continue reading Suicide Note
Fornication is a norm among our youths I have to test the product before buying it I know it’s wrong But those precept Are ancient principles We don’t have to follow The unending TV shows promotes this, But we blame it on the devil for corrupting our youths. Grown ups sees this and ignore the … Continue reading Things Fall Apart
If my humble poetics can lobby The wise men that carve our legal paths Let them rethink about 1st October Let them remember the hungry faces Let them remember the unannounced demise Of the masses all in the name of change Let them remember the economic chameleon That roves around at Alaba and Onitsha markets … Continue reading 1st October
“You are on my mind” What was I doing there? I took my leave 2 weeks and few days ago How did I get there? I spoke to my legs Not to travel anywhere “You are on my mind” How come I never knew At 3:47am I was on my bed When did … Continue reading You are on my mind 4
A sin or not a sin ? With your testosterone switch on, you ponder, whether to do or not to do. A sin when it is a stolen water, but not if in the boundaries of the eternal contract. It is a desire similar to hunger that has turned many into ravenous beasts. Why we … Continue reading Sex
” You are on my mind” I received this 6:40 am I was curious to know Who sent me a deep poem I had to go through my chat To see whose name is there I smiled when i saw it was you wow! my very good friend I checked the time it … Continue reading You are on my Mind 1
Lie awhile and work a lot Walk in street of faith and love Love of light and not the world Love of world can take your work Let the wind of glory blow Glow awhile and blow a lot Lie a while and work a lot Do the work of greater height Never slumber and … Continue reading Lie Awhile And Work A Lot
The night was charged with vigor. The stars look as though on liquor. Blurry, and unstable in gaze. Looking as death in the face. clang! The sword sweeps you back. -in battle. We’ve been running for days. Through stone tiled paths and ash like hays. Hearts pounding , pebbles high flying. Rushing for that thing, … Continue reading First Of All