How we met I don’t remember Feels like we’ve known each other for years Utterly different our worlds are Like a delicious mix of the best and worst. Her beauty so charming With it a brain so stunning Both I fell in love with Like a love portion by the circle witch. Beauty nor brain … Continue reading The girl in blue dress
The rain fell heavily today, the crops were washed away, There was no harvest today. The little stock we had yesterday is not here today. The visible cracks on my lips as I struggle to swallow my saliva, Emaciating from the scorching sun as a result of dehydration, Because there is no food on the … Continue reading I Fasted Today
Three angels descended, bearing gifts for a modern Nigerian girl named Chinwendu. The angels met a certain girl, a perfect fit for the description, but they couldn’t recognize her face — Chinwendu now goes by Wendy. Dissatisfied, the angels returned with their gifts to the creator. Once again, the creator sent the angels back with rewards … Continue reading Don’t Wear Me a Mask!
For us all You gave your whole life You gave your love All that you could Not much in materials But priceless in value Great thanks to you Merci beaucoup For the lessons The discipline Care and affection You bore all sorts Enmity, tension You’ve sacrificed so much Too numerous to mention Great pains You’ve … Continue reading Sade’s Son
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!