STRINGS FROM THE OTHER SIDE

Strings from the other side Of our melting hearts. The lyrics are dancing out Like a just freed toothpaste. Lightening in our souls Sounds like thunder in our bellies. All...

KÁDÀRÁ

Hear the story of Àkànbi the hunter; The one that kádàrá was against Throughout his journey into the Forest. He was so unfortunate not to even kill...

BROKEN PIECES

In the midst of the storm, In the rage of the moment, In the silent wake of unspoken words; Rhythm of the drum speaks, But lost in the...

REALM OF WORDS

Grains are scattered On the soil of tongue, Sour. Bitter and Sweet. Teeth, full of venoms Bites the poisonous tongue. War ensues in the realm of mouth. Words grief in...

SO CLOSE

Remembering the times I was wishing we were close Waiting patiently for the Ahoi moment When I will come close to speak words of incantation Which draws...

WHAT IS MONEY?

What is money without peace? Yes! We want to be wealthy. Now we are endlessly wealthy. But we are scared of nothing. We are scared of the thieves...

RAPE; WHAT MEN REALLY NEED TO DO MORE

Over past few months, the incessant report of the issue of rape, domestic violence and sexual molestation has been the breath of the air....

ODE OF DEATH

An invisible spirit roams about, Just like a shadow trailing paths of both the healthy and unhealthy. The unforeseen force fighting for a soul, Sneaking into places...

WHEN A WOMAN LOVES A POET

Last night, my mother whispered to my ears. Alabi, you have grown to become a man- The moment one find his purpose on earth, He becomes a...

CAN WE?

When you give a ring, There's silence at both ends. Our text history, Is as full as space. Can we talk? Like we used to, Late into the dark nights, Sitting...

HOW LOOKING FOR (MY FIRST) JOB MADE ME FEEL

Experience they say; is the best teacher. You cannot be taught by life and wouldn’t remember the experience you learnt from it. I always...

BROKEN

The one whom she thought would value her worth, Deprived her face of its usual demeanor, Only her pride he sought; Now she has lost her dignity...

WOMEN THE RELIGION

Long back in the years, in the Jewish custom, women were made to sit at the rear. Men were made to sit closer to...

THE REAL HUSTLERS

An unquenchable fire was set in me earlier today about who hustlers really are. I see pictures of folks with a laptop, blinks and...

FIRE

Fire! It cleanses and destroys. With its heat; lives are saved or taken. One of man's greatest discoveries, One of man's chief fears, One of man's fascinations. The red...

WAY OF A MAN

How much better shall a man be born Than in a shriek of pain and in a pool of blood How much better shall a man...

HATE NOT THE POEM, NEITHER THE POET

If my simile is as dry as the dust of Sahara, Don't pour your Atlantic word to make it wet, My words seem to be a...

THEY CALLED IT LUCK

He prays to God, To the poor he never shut his door, Daily, he took up his cross, Proclaiming the gospel no matter the cost, He sacrificed earthly...

THAT NEW THING

Most of the time, I thought my life would always be the way it has always been. I still do not understand what just...

A SMELL FROM THE PULP

I have always wished to have this someone whom we would both send postcards together. But I forget to remove the sting of uneasiness...