Don’t know which way to take Don’t also want to be fake Should I settle for my life Or should I choose my life Amidst the storms of life I find peace in my inner-self Can’t figure out which way to go I know I want to rise and grow Following my instincts, I might … Continue reading Confusion
“I don’t know how I got here, I don’t know how I became suicidal, all I know is I want to end everything “, said Bayo, his voice hoarse from crying while speaking to the only man bold enough to walk up to him from the onlookers. “I might not understand what’s happening to you, … Continue reading Behind The Scene
In the agony of the night We hid in our shame, Clothed in our fear And bathed in our tears. Our heart bled Our soul wept Our knees crept And our hands pled. We saw hell We slept oppressed in our cell. We couldn’t yell ‘Cause fate on us like rain fell. … Continue reading We Once Cried
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