For what the mind cannot conceive This handsome one can For all the tears and frowns This one held its own For the low 1’s, 2’s, medium 3’s, 4’s and hard earned 5’s, This one remained focused. For the bloody ink shed on many tests and exams, This one sang the warrior’s song Now it … Continue reading This too shall pass…
Writers note: Please read the part 1 and 2 to follow the story. Food na for belle and belle na for food. If you no believe me go ask Mr. Paul wey fast for only one day,one day o, naim he begin hear e name. He begin tell people say dem dey call am. Who … Continue reading Rat Palava (part 3)
As if wetin I hear for phone neva do, wetin I hear for inside the bus wey carry me reach the bustop wey near my house, no be wetin my mouth fit talk finish. But I go try talk am, after all, person wey electric shock still get mouth take shout. Make una help me … Continue reading Rat Palava (Part 2)
She loves to fall in love Emoting it aplenty on edge Every trouser a typical potential Terminating any seed planted within She loves to fall in love With beauty and glamour Friends and company inspire revelry Every night with a lurking man Those sighs register memories unfeigned She loves to fall in love The married,widower … Continue reading She Loves to Fall in Love
In my ears resonate a solemn soothing euphony, From where?I cannot tell,but a pure heart,I think As it sooth a longing no man in the flesh can fill. I am enraptured by its melody A creation of a soul held in love’s perfect grip. As it hits the anvil of my heart, I hit the … Continue reading Ategun
I thought about pleasure, people, life and all. I thought about kisses and cuddles… Those voyeurisms,deep darks and stories friends told. Their victories and many conquest- Those zones they hoist. Displaying the maps when the Zones sashayed on our streets… The names they called them and many laughters I endured. I thought of that night, … Continue reading That Night
Please read the first part to follow the story. Na Fela take am sing say: Omi Olota o Water e nor get enemy But some people think say na Indian hemp dey inspire that man to sing the kind of song wey he sing. But I believe say na just raw talent wey Indian hemp … Continue reading Water Palava (2)
I thank you Lord for this surge of poetry Flooding through my gentle soul, Looking for that outlet to vent itself. Indeed, I indulge my self in its oceanic rendition, The spontaneous overflow of emotions; Recollected in tranquility. Wow! What effulgence! I surrender my being to its leadership, The leadership of those gushing hormones As … Continue reading Spontaneous Effulgence!
Will I still love another? I cannot tell. From the nexus of white,blue Checked yellow and green The two victories. To the poems in missive Eros Explaining charity. With every atom I lived for you Even as the love of natural odour exuded Depth and intimacy.Yet, ours was purely platonic Registering intense passion in my … Continue reading Will I Still Love?
They laugh and yell With eyes like mocking birds. Take this money and Open your portal, Don’t compromise! When friends without And pressures within Rage like the summer’s Tsunami In Harmattan‘s season, Don’t compromise! Your mother’s rant And father’s gentle poke “You are over 30, go and marry Like Bisi and co…”, Don’t compromise. Society’s … Continue reading Don’t Compromise
Where is mama? Where is papa? And why are people gathered in our house? On these rubbles What is an aero plane doing here? This is not an airport? Perhaps it has come to take us to London But baba Tope is crying… Why is he crying? My heart quizzed this evening. Let me ask … Continue reading Where is Mama and Papa?
It struck swiftly like a bolt With apt precision through. Not like a weaver’s beam, But with a touch of loving memories. The chord struck gently On the percussion of my soul. As dexterity increases adrenaline, I remembered my first lyrics To you… “ I just want to be on this plateau…” This lines that … Continue reading The voice from the other side
Before I comot for house today, I don ask God for forgiveness. Because I know say papa God vex no dey tey. He fit vex small o, but bible don talk am say papa God vexing no dey last, na him mercy last pass him vex. As a suicide bomber, man pikin go gats prepare … Continue reading Today na Today… PART 2
I am captured and enraptured By your facial exposure The visual foundation culture Now spread offshore Amidst well cultivated contour In all splendour I Cherish your endeavour This one off pleasure I want to live to savour Now let the rhythm stop! Let’s get down to this business When it is all over,the feeling hangs … Continue reading Our Rendezvous Continues…