For an unemployed graduate, ‘The Living Room’ is not exactly the place you want to be….Are u kidding me???? It is so freaking expensive over here…I mean, I’m on a strictbudget….But all thanks to my friend Hauwa who happens to know the hottest spots in Glasgow, I have been bitten by the Bug…..Eishhhh… So it’s … Continue reading The Living Room…
U KNO… 1 THING I TRY 2 NEVER DENY 2 MYSELF IS THAT IT’S ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND A GUY WHO REALLY CARES ABOUT YOU TO THE EXTENT OF ACTUALLY WANTING TO BE THERE FOR YOU EVEN WHEN HE KNOWS YOU COME WITH A LOT OF PERSONAL PROBLEMS. AS IF THAT WASN’T GOOD ENOUGH, HE … Continue reading Random Thoughts!!!
Still I run Straight on with single intent Setting my eye on the divine mark Till I obtain for m’self the golden prize Still I sail Aboard the ‘No retreat, no surrender’ Turbulent seas though may arise It’s full speed ahead on the winds of grace Still I rise The silver lining beckons to me … Continue reading Run, Sail, Rise, Survive
Shoulders above Boom boom echoes. Close shutters Wide Open. Majestic Olumo On which I stand Far away from you. Many answers No questions To an open trap. Dirt off the shoulder Swallows whole Like a pseudo mole In quicksand. Zoom Wide open shutters. Snapshot. Dead. Buried. Ashes. I rest. I live. Olumo. Ayojomi. June 12, … Continue reading Dirt Off The Shoulder
I’d been smoking pot and having wild sex for the past ten years without an iota of remorse and it was all fine by me until I ran smack into T-boy. Now, he wasn’t what you would call good looking but he had that appeal that made you want to get close enough to find … Continue reading Born to slut
“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever” –Gandhi For wisdom and knowledge, I hunger and yearn. Teach me, Let me from childhood learn. Don’t blame the government, And their promises never kept. We can’t wait for them forever. Forget the classrooms, They are just walls. We … Continue reading Teach Me
– a glorious story – 1 The sun sat on the throne and reigned over awesome land. It looked like the whole world itself. The earth was vast and mighty beyond description, mainly covered with natural savannah and budding hills. Water was everywhere, and though the equator was distant, it provided its looming protection. The … Continue reading The love of the masquerader
You wake up, another day… another hustle. You are going to see them, You are going to see him. You are going to bustle and its going to hurt. They ask about him, they ask about them. They ask about you. What do they care? You look at them, you look at him, you look … Continue reading Right Where I want You to be
And everytime i wince in pain, you still convince me to remain, With you. And everytime my grip does loosen, your words tell me to just keep pushin, And i do. I was a man of good old action, Then i lost zeal, then i lost traction, Then i collided wit the wall that we … Continue reading A he-Venus Hallucination
Ade watched with amazement and undisguised distaste as the two wives of Tunde tore each other to shreds with verbal missiles. He was most surprised as he had been under the mistaken notion that mama Ireti and mama Uchenna were the best of friends. But judging from the insults they were openly hurling at each … Continue reading Polygamy: social malaise or necessary evil?
Two weeks to nysc batch b passing out… EXT. school garden – EVENING We see a garden – very green and beautiful. We then see the back of a young man. He is wearing an earpiece probably a song is playing. He is recopying some materials. Later: The young man has finished recopying the materials … Continue reading Passing Out Kisses
ACT ONE, SCENE ONE. The scene is a class room, the teacher is at the far left of the theologian or clergy man as the case may be. The class is filled with various motivational quotations like, no one knows everything but everyone knows something. The man in front of the children seems unconcerned and … Continue reading Short Lies
I take a trip down memory lane Every now and then to keep me sane; The world’s a-hurtling and the people a-fleeting And I cannot smile for them today, I cannot say words I never mean to say; I take a trip down memory lane Every now and then to keep me sane, One look … Continue reading Escapism
As the green scenery quickly moved past me I gently take in the morning breeze as my convertible goes at 60mls/hr The summer sun shone brightly and every where filled with color smooth sensations running through me as my girl gently touches me paradise, being in my space taking my time taking my environment in … Continue reading Love The View
Stephen Biko, a man who came to quench a burning nation from the fire of race and provide freedom down south —— “Stephen, biko!” pleads a mother to a son with clogged ears. His spirit tries to embrace her now. —— Stephen’s biko: a beg made to God by a dying disciple in the midst … Continue reading Meet the Stephens/ FOUL AIR