CHESS

Life is a game of chess, The pawns are we humans. The king and the queen both fate and death. Your moves determine which will checkmate you...

THE DESERT

When perplexity clouded All in a ground so deserted The complexity it brings troubled It pains and sorrow unwarranted. In silence and state of puzzle Trying hard to double...

WEEP NOT, CHILD

They said you came looking for me I was not dead, I am death You came, what were you told? That I’m dead? Like an ewe drenched...

ONE WINGED EAGLE

I know an Eagle, Elegant with her wings. Her left-wing beautiful, Her right-wing colorful. With her left-wing, In the storm she found comfort. With her right-wing, She dived gloriously with no...

GOD OF HEIST

O! Father Theresa Thou had lived To train thy sons The mechanics of charity And the quest for funds. Quite an age Thou kicked the royal bucket To find a sinky...

LIME LIFE

Life with its Ups and Downs. Life can give you a smile today and bring you tears tomorrow Life is a race with its smooth road...

AM I GOOD ENOUGH?

I had always heard this inner voice yelling at me 'You're not good enough!' And it was driving me crazy Making me bitter Because deep inside I knew Deep...

MEDITATION ON THE PAIN OF COVID-19

It pierces my soul, yet numbs my body It envelops me, yet it's hard to decipher The torment and scourge of a disease Which becomes a painful...

RHYTHMS ON ATTIRES

Meteor of shaky showers Home to flaky flowers Dancing in hell with a maiden A jolly good moment in the den. Framed with shining creativity Rays of continuous relativity Voyage...

ILLUSION

Don’t be carried away; do not give way to the horrid things going on around you. If life gives you lemon; make lemonade out...

WHO TO BLAME?

When things seem not right, When things seem not fine, When things seem too hard to bear, We wonder, 'who or what to blame'? Should we blame death, When...

LOVE

I long for you; like a newborn baby longs to suck her mother's breast. Your body scent, I want to inhale. Your sweat, I want to taste. Your lips,...

THE UNCROWNED KINGS

Our homes despite in mountainous fences we still live in total fear The UNCROWNED KINGS are still on the throne— NIGERIA NA HARAM Our brothers, fathers...

LOVE

Do you know love? Even when it knocks on your door; Look at it discretely, It is exquisite. Can you hear love? Even when it speaks to you; Listen to...

BLOW

Life Full of different signs and wonders Just like a soap opera or a TV drama Different beat, different song yet the same liner And at times, it...

THE TRUE DOTE

You just need them and they also need you I mean your Friends! They are an extended part of you. In fact, you're stretchy They are just like...

THE ULTIMATE PRICE

The whips he got The wine he gulped The crown of thorns The mobbing cops That I may live And Sins be gone One Beautiful Human! One Beautiful Man! The race to...

THE UNSEEN ENEMY

We used to have a land Where shakes and hugs Were always reciprocated Kisses and pecks; All for the groove. A world where sneezes and coughs Never goes below the...

SANGO

Sango, arabanbi oko'ya The husband of the beautiful oya known for her wetness, Mysterious how fire itself came to love water, The captivity it gave Sango was...

TRUTHFULLY

Sincerely, you still remember all you have been through? You still remember vividly the way you were left for the other side of the...