Were the sky an egg, the sun would be its yolk Were it an artwork, the painter will be God If rain was virgin silver escaping from heaven’s treasure house Men would line up in their numbers to be the first to be drenched If earth was a building of precious stones Wouldn’t you … Continue reading Know Your Place
In trepidation You approach your future Flapping your wings Against the wind of life Like a bird with wounded wings You try to soar high above Into the atmosphere of life How can you sow without a seed? How can you drive without Petrol? How can you swim against the tide? These you must achieve … Continue reading Hopeless Hopes
I do not want to be a bee Always busy producing honey, I do not want to be a banker Counting other people’s money I do not want to be a policeman Collecting bribes on the road Or exploiting unsuspecting drivers The Nigerian police, I detest. I do not want to be a Politician Making … Continue reading The Writer’s World
The cold breeze caressed my skin, I felt tingling sensations all over, I was putative to be conscious I realized it was all phantasmagoria When I woke up to reality I never wanted to come alive That world is what I crave I would rather dream always The images were so real The characters so … Continue reading Imaginations
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
She gives me sweet pains She makes me cry for joy She makes me laugh painfully She’s the girl between my feelings She’s a rose hidden in a forest Whose beauty and fragrance wastes Like the Sun’s rays behind a gloomy cloud Paralyzing my veins by her presence She’s a goddess of goddesses Beauty bows … Continue reading Fantasies Of My Heart
Her face, smooth as a mirror, Clear like a cloudless sky, Calm like an undisturbed pool Reflects a beauty unrivalled Smiles were her adorning spice From her pinkish-red lips it flowed Succulent like Strawberry and Cherry Creating a ripple of joy there-in Then came the spikes of scorn Rearing up their ugly heads Like thorns … Continue reading Jealous Spikes
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?
To the songs of the birds To the swooshing of the wind To the eerie cricket call at night Listen !!! When you wake up in the morning To the silence of your heart To your conscience before you act Listen !!! To the coldness of the weather To the colors of the flowers To … Continue reading Listen !!!
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”
She was my dream girl The one I fantasized about But, hard as I may try She never gave me the chance I loved her like my Mum I wanted her like Riches I needed her like food But she was always far-fetched Each time I look back in time I remember her with nostalgia … Continue reading “the Wife I Never Had”
How can he be accepted again Ever since he lost his love They’ve always rejected him Even though he means well. All they want is their happiness They never care how he feels Even though he tries to please them They always hurt him in return He’s searching for true love but Falls into the … Continue reading Rejected
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
When you’re alone, You either Think or talk, Cry or laugh, Fart or Jump, Play or work, Pray or cook, Look in The mirror, Sing or dance, Eat or drink, Read or write, Drift or plan, Ponder or wonder, Rest or sleep, Be yourself, What I mean? Your real, true-self. You can do all these … Continue reading When You’re Alone
The drum of Injustice reverberates and resonates throughout our discordant, polygamy of a forced fusion. Our Leaders obsequiously hijack our collective heritage. Their perpetual obscurantism keep us in a motionless cycle The relay race of nationhood has been turned to a marathon. Partners of youthful blood are in Oblivion in the relay race. The liquid … Continue reading “Friendly Foes”