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
June was struck by her beauty that it could not move on to July without saying happy birthday. When he finally gets her, her dancing steps will change because by then she will be pregnant and therefore her steps would be flawed. Luxuriate in your youthful age now and while you can. So I say, … Continue reading Prisca
Love is a beautiful thing. He can remember the last time papa told him saying, “Follow your heart. If you love to dance or play instruments, by all means, do so.” While mama said, “Please don’t marry an onye ocha.” But he is only eight shades away from her. He is thrown in between two … Continue reading Diversity
Dear Bride, Hell keeps pulling me left and right. I can’t leave you now. I want to be your lover. It entices me with so much of its pleasure. I love you so dearly. I can’t even think of trading you for the world. However, I’m stuck. I want to hit the ball into the … Continue reading Heaven or Hell
As he knelt before the Altar Feeling like Judas Iscariot His thoughts wandering… His mind pondering… His head wondering… Immersed in reminiscences It came like vivid pictures Showing on a Cinema Screen All his promises resounding Reverberating in his head He tried to keep his pact She came unannounced to him Luscious and Seductive in … Continue reading Irresistible
I was fourteen and I had just gotten into Senior Secondary School, the first time a man told me I was beautiful. I was ecstatic; nothing else mattered in the world. I began to make efforts to make myself look more beautiful for him. I remember using excessive amount of white powder on my face … Continue reading Yet Another Date
The fight with life started When father spurted into mother There fight for survival began Apparently you won but That is just round one. The bout with life continues Gives you up and down punches Below the belt blows and kicks In this fight, no referees. How do you fight life? Fairly square or unfairly … Continue reading Will You Win Life?
You stared at that scar again You’ve always observed it with so much gaze “What could have caused you a visible scar in such a place?” You asked I only smiled in reply. You walked closer to feel it, “It’s smooth to the touch” you said “But how come with such a scar that’s so … Continue reading Rants Of A Teenager
What is money without peace? Yes! We want to be wealthy. Now we are endlessly wealthy. But we are scared of nothing. We are scared of the thieves at night, And of the pointed fingers at daylight. What is money without happiness? Yes! We want good wealth. But there is no good health. Where are … Continue reading What Is Money?
…this is how i am… It was on a cold wet Thursday, Just after the rain brought vengeance to the day With the crispness of skin rising like Voldemort’s That i remembered me. I remembered the life i waste at any chance i get, Any chance, Any month, The beginning of it, the end of … Continue reading This is How I Am
A son of the repudiated brother Was given the mantle of leadership He tried to pacify his brothers But that, cost him his life Fourty-five years later A Descendant of the repudiated Became saddled with the Crown This time, by Divine Providence He also tried to placate his brothers He even abandoned his nuclear family … Continue reading The Neglect Of History
So, we never forget; The hurts and disdain, Troubles and taunts, Tears and fears, Everything they ever caused us. So we never forget; The smiles and laughs, The care and love, The kisses and elation, Every comfort we ever experienced. Though we feign to forget, But we never really did ’cause each experience leaves a … Continue reading So We Never Forget
There’s a thin line between “Life and Death” “Success and Failure” “Beginning and Ending” “Health and Sickness” “Wealth and Poverty” “Good and Evil” “Justice and Injustice” Your Central Bank could be Consumed by an Inferno Just like Locusts eat-up Green leaves of promising crops Preventing glorious yield of bounty Your life may desert you But, … Continue reading “a Thin Line”
The golden rays so generously given Promising a day full of hope and love When you hide behind tall buildings The world around me looks gloomy The clouds criss-cross your surface Trying to shade your rays in futility You conquer all obstacles and shine Your wonder is a mystery unrivalled Sitting on the morning sky … Continue reading “the Morning Sun”
Beware of Pseudo-Lovers !!! They appear very flashy, Clourful like Butterflies But only perch for nectar They give you hopeless hopes Politely, they insult you Subtley, they control you They are shadows in reality You marry them in your dreams You build your world for them Thinking their future is yours But they have other … Continue reading Pseudo Lovers