MY UNSUNG HEROINE

Here comes the day When the preparation of many months is put to test A wrestle of horror and survival it is called The prize being a...

I SAW IT

I saw it, late at night The moon arched lonely in the sky: a star-less night The trees bowed to me as the wind nudged them...

ZERO SATISFACTION

The elementary school I attended was near our home. This made me a perpetual late comer. My father; a truck driver, wasn't pleased with...

BREAKING THE HOLDS

At a time of your life, everything was perfect. You could do everything with ease. Comfort was smiling at you and the world was...

JINGLING IN THE JUNGLE

Jingling in the Jungle My little, cunny puppy Shaking, waving its tail, so Funny. Jingling in the Jungle My chubby, lonely teddy Twinkling, glowing its eye, so bulgy. Jingling in...

SAY NO TO RAPE

All alone I sit and cry I wonder why I cannot die. I lay down on my bed I felt like stoning a flying Bird. The marks he...

LIVE WELL, DO GOOD. IT PAYS

One, two, three....Six. Bang! All changes in a flash. Yet you still hold on tight to something that even if you fail to leave...

DEPRESSION

The heart longing for the unseen, The spirit lone in the woods of the body Heart clouded by the invisible. Running along the lonely path, Shadows brewing its...

LIFE AND STRUGGLE

I have seen the poor become rich which is as a result of time and chance. But what frightens me most and sends a...

WHEN TO BE AUDACIOUS

Shortly after his birth, his father left his mother with him in 1908. As a child, he was very close to poverty and starvation....

WHY I WRITE

My literary ambitions are mixed up with feelings of being isolated and undervalued. I know I have a facility for words and a power...

HOPE

So, here we are again, exactly where we took off. How do we recapture the magic of the moment? I think this time we...

DEAR FUTURE WIFE

When i have not met you, I had a couple of girlfriends, Some broke my heart, I did same to couple of ones. I thought they'd be you, We...

THE HORSE OF WOMEN

To be sincere women are, sometimes, humoristic in nature. When they are in love, they are ready to become turn-me-to-what-you-like. They are a picture...

NI OJUELEGBA

I have always been a music fanatic, but this striking song sang by our very own Nigerian star musician Ayodeji Balogun popularly known as...

MUDDY DAYS

And not that we have a lot to eat; so many think that this period is all about what to put in their stomach,...

REASONS WHY IT WON’T WORK

Most times as a teen we get to be attached to one opposite sex. Yes, love relationship is good but most times you need...

CARRIONS OF CULTURE (I)

"Ajike the cherished daughter of Okin lineage, this was not a visit I expected. In fact, we never thought you would return home so...

THE PAIN THAT PRECEDES CHANGE

I writhed in pain for hours, tossed around the bed like an earthworm under salt attack. The pains kept coming and the voice that...

HOW KEEN IS YOUR OBSERVATION?

You are driving a bus which contains fifty people. The bus makes one stop and ten people get-off, while three people get on. At...