Did it rain? Did it pour? Does the water shed Amidst this humble planet With every male, child and female Display their parachute In glowing colours With rivers roaring along Their streamlined courses Pulling everything along their path A water race to join their ocean buddies Fishes having their field day As the rains drum … Continue reading Did It Rain?
When northern hills meet with southern streams At first wonder, doubt then joy Brisk bubbling arts connect with structurally efficient creator call it silky meets soegra with it’s many appellations Colour, lines, anger We probably fought once Dramatic things happened We never looked back! Eating together at Turkey’s republic on birthdays! To checking up on … Continue reading Demola
pianist slamming the keys at 90 degrees low orchestra orchestrating melodious chromatography plucking away, strings apologizing vibratingly pendulums, gong beat talk of home made beats buzzing raps with a little highlife undertone arpeggios streaming, guitarist starring… plucking away, strings apologizing vibratingly pendulums, gong beat talk of home made beats sounds o’ victory in the air … Continue reading Listening To Music
Stand close to the store of a fruit vendor And scratch the back of your head without saying a word Motion you hand as if to call for a lady And let the apple glue to your fist Then act as if you are crossing the road Look left or right Just before anyone discovers … Continue reading How To Be Called A Thief
Standing between a three water course river There abideth three abiding women With whom i share my love deeply with Yemisi to say the first was my love And is still the very love of my life When as a young fellow with naive instinct We played together titillating our childish ego But how fast … Continue reading To The Women I Love
So many men once stopped And in your joy couldn’t share Your story could be The anchor for the helpless Hopeless, downtrodden souls, The story you will tell Of how in purposeful strike You took the bait That made the way Don’t give up now
That evening I saw that boy Making a deep cut Into the water melons The father interrupted Was he biting into you lost yam pie Or were is teeth missing after the dip Tone dropped into a quiet evening solemnity The elderly man queried his assailants Maybe he was suffering from jealousy Probably green with … Continue reading Jealousy
What’s in a smile Is it about the teeth Or the elaborate grin No, else yawning will be fine It is the unveiling of the heart The spread on the face Reminds you Of a cold bath in harmattan Once it is sincere You can’t but smile back To show your gratitude.
So much fills my heart for you Talk about last night- gently knocking my door Was the text you sent me, talking of how dear i was to you This is the icing on the cake ’cause thinking of you alone rocks my boat i wake up in the morning shine to the rhythms of … Continue reading Letters To My Will Of God
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
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
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.
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