Tag Archives: #Oyediji Gideon

The River Between Two Kingdoms

Swept away in the tears That she wept Adajioke became the river Between two kingdoms. Her father’s and her the warrior She was betrothed to. She is the grape tree that refuse to bear a fruit Not for her reluctance But for the gods niggardly nature. Her futileness affected her world, Her beauty became the … Continue reading The River Between Two Kingdoms

Someone Has To Die

Today makes it seven years Since my family moved here. Abule Oko! A land with hills and valleys, Wonderful plains, Peasants and hunters. Her valleys, filled with banana, The slopes with palms, The hills with cassava, edible fruits and vegetable. Abule Oko is encircled with stories. Stale and flowery tales, Jumping from lips to lips … Continue reading Someone Has To Die

Little Beggars

Little beggars Begging alms to live Begging people to give Just a huge token 5 Praying from the heart indeptly For the freely givers Even the empty givers.   Some blessed the child Others chose to chide 10 In the sun, a little child In the shade her mother hide Also praying that her child’s … Continue reading Little Beggars

You Have To Cry For Me

During the mass burial Of our resilient soldiers Who saved the world by Jumping into the hot golden river, We gather with different spoons To celebrate their valorousity. As we proceed in prayers For their gracious ascension. We cried and bid farewell, Placing them into the horrible pit That never get filled. Indeed! These ones … Continue reading You Have To Cry For Me