Lies everywhere Lies everywhere They say a smile is a curve that sets everything straight They lie Does the mouth not twitch Do the cheeks not contort When lips part to reveal the gum In an act of smile? When the lips part But conceal the hurt in the heart And the teeth clasp so … Continue reading A Series Of Lies (1)
It is people like you Who make people like me. To want to live on. If alone to be there When people like you Need people like me To live on too. So I went to The market place Called humanity shopping; Shopping for something Something special; Special and valuable. I asked for salt. The … Continue reading Salt of the Earth
GROANING FOR RELEASE I believe in God The only supreme being Sole founder and creator of the world But as for man He is in my worries the least And in my eyes only a mere beast With burdens Like seeking with excessive efforts And various fruitless methods To understand God through the dark eyes … Continue reading Groaning for release
Please, inform those police To rush, and bail us out From the household, of churches From this, unscrupulous big stout That disintegrated our eyes. Our big brothers who imprisoned Us below this big bottle, corked Had drunk, worst than our infidels.
At first,we thought Dammy was under the influence of the anointing as she waved the microphone in spontaneity-one associated with the electrical charge of the Holy Spirit’s indwelling.I was carried away too. Some religious folks gawked at her.’God catch am today.na so God go dey leak their secret one by one.’ She kept screaming like … Continue reading Dammy’s Dilemma
Nigeria is a land of hypocrisy. The tragedy does not end there. Her people are so used to hypocrisy that they cannot face truth, so they remain un-free. There is hypocrisy in the home, church, mosque and in government offices. We – or rather or leaders – celebrate everything from the first 100 days in … Continue reading What Manner of Democracy “Dividends”?
Lying in wait, in a state Dressed for an occasion, no correlation Best dressed first time for an occasion Shoes with a spit shine reflection None to impress for this celebration Looking good in a Windsor knotted tie Slam-dunk crowning moment, for once in a lifetime My moment to shine; no speech, no mime Dressed … Continue reading Phoney Pageantry
When men say to us women sometimes that we are their mother, sister, best friend, lover and wife; I’m sure they say it with the best of intentions but let’s critically look at all the terms they tag to the women folk. Mother: One who carried them for nine months (we definitely did not carry … Continue reading Plain Confusion
“I think it’s time we had a full and frank discussion.”
“What? You mean it?”
“Yes. For too long, we have been tiptoeing around or even completely ignoring the major issues that really need to be discussed. We have been calling a spade a manual geomorphological modification implement. We have not been direct and honest. The time has come to change that!”