Who was the first African To export deadly disease across Africa? Who was the eminent personality At the point of eternity Who denied contact with the dead? Who made martyrs of our best And killed Adadevoh as a guest? Was he a Liberian? Or an African American? Who knows? Of a man Who Pulled his … Continue reading #Ebola – Historical Details
I don’t want to be a gentleman The gentlemen are sizzies They isolate girls and call them their friend To achieve their ends I don’t want to be a gentleman The gentlemen are greedy They tell lies and blackmail white folks online Before they are twenty nine I don’t want to be a gentleman The … Continue reading I Don’t Want To Be A Gentleman
Coloured faces Busied in hurried frenzy Sharp reflex, hurried answers Short calculated steps Natural selection, ends in a box on quad wheels A talkactive conductor on stand by Reaping his bills as the crow flies School children Drenched in colourful deck Giggling faces, playing pranks Teenage behaviours Age group selection,ends in a fourfoot room with … Continue reading Monday Morning
Pay me my money Calling for the first and the repeated time How long will your tomorrow last Enough of your mouth watering gossips At your cry the cuckoo tries to emulate Enough of beating you chest flat Saturday is awaiting gin Friday is an homeless kid Monday is serious business Your pleas worth nothing … Continue reading Payday
The day had cast it’s bow Within tight schedule Yellowing the skies bow to the weary wind Stupour and humour befalls the evening gale Mummy’s pet rushes Short furious steps Wailing the intending travail After the wind, fast fell the lashes That befell the bashes and the cool high places Valleys, mountains, creeks and dawn. … Continue reading Evening Rain
I once was a child with shifting patterns In my voice From mute, to solemn chirpy, Laughter and a smile And when with time I was fed words About the daily plundering of men In the world of work Finding cure for the value chain The most appealing Were the soldiers who fought diseases When … Continue reading Shifting Dreams
Let the day blossom wherein i was born, and the Night in which it was said, There is a girl child conceived Let the day be brightness;let God regard it from above, And let light shine upon it Let brightness and the breathe of life adorn it Let the crown dwell upon it; let the … Continue reading Birthday Prayers
Peju I know Peju She’s both a noun and a verb A noun because She’s a person A human like me and you A verb, because She prays and makes her way Straight Leading to the intercession quarters Except for her nudgings She’s quite unobstrusive In her fondly voice She said Sam Wouldn’t you join … Continue reading Peju
The road meet, the cars same people, flocking about here and there sirens blaring, light flickering caught on the spot you were Light the first moment The exact lady by your right Only now the phrase licking off your mouth Jolts you into reality.
I remember Ola! fiery at work Terrible at play The community at ‘FUTA’ Knew of his kit and wit Looming strings, brewing sounds Chaining men to thei seats Your beat they say cure men Of diseases dangerous as Aids A legned Talk of the day you played Across the coffin Tilt upon tilt rocked the … Continue reading Ola’s Strings
Through time and times At school. In the recess of Chance, i look forward to read And once out of duty I make my call at the bar THe book bar Their i get drunk on texts and notes And whence minutes pours in on hours The librarian rings Shrill piercing sounds To signal our … Continue reading My Secret Wish
The bulk of the work sucks I hate this job! Every time a patient knocks Mine eyes is filled with tears, sobs There goes their rhymes My head, my back It aches sore And with that snakelike device I poke through the stomach Then frowns, as i collect my bills The task of curing sicknesses … Continue reading Complains
The size betrays the body when you offer it all it sees. The size betrays the body When saying no becomes a clause! The size betrays the body In the absence of work out And surplus of eat inns. The size betrays the body When all you do is sit in All day at your … Continue reading Extra Large!
With open arms Like the confluence by river Niger and river Benue The villages have come begging Fron the most peaceful state of yobe! Invasions by the Boko-harams is an harm Our children learnt to play with stones Now they hurl explosive rocks at miriam Segun was found dead rotten to the bones Because he … Continue reading Boko-haram
Why look weak and sick When you can be bright and pink Why use a stick When you can take a pick Why gulp a drink When you can smile and lick Why kiss with lips when you can hunt with beak.