Poetry: In Memory of Libya Again!

I’ve heard stories that churned my insides Of poverty, war, lips and limbs maimed Of a city where a head had a price The sun and moon set not for the wise Sky, covered in red, green and black...

Memories that travel

Osun state, The origin of the Yoruba clan Respect isn’t an option, it is a choice Beautiful pieces of God’s creation as women You are always one second away from a curse Muslims...

For fun and for love

I love to walk in the rain naked dancing to the hymns done by the moon. I love to wake up feeling on top of the world like I am truly standing on its head. I love to eat when I’m hungry shit when I...

My day(s) in a nutshell

On some mornings, the sun sets like it’s a Wednesday stretching its rays like I do my arms. If it’s boastful enough for a sit up it can purge rain. I hear the water meant to wash my sins from the...

Heaven is…

A place where butterflies fly out from the legs of a woman whose hair is made of music and her nape is filled with honey What I call is an inch away from hope home to all those who have erred in...

One’s Favourite

A spatula slaps the pancakes to the other side of the pan, The oil plays a rhythm only hungry girls can dance to, The bubbling of soya milk exploding out of its kingdom whispers nutrition. The...

Homesick

soon the smell of boiled lamb will hold on to the strands in my nose Nene will wobble with the crowd that would gather to mob me. mum will abandon wares and upturn the tray to throw her arms around...

Cities, Animals & Things

Lagos Experience the Lagos life Partying is a primary reason to live Zula the Cat March 2019 Lagos Scary Mobile phone Kaduna Fell out my pocket in a taxi A warm smile and heartfelt “thank you” Victor...

In Experience

I was the expected miscreant I’ve held that position for long I lost it after highschool I tell you sincerely, i was everything uncouth Once i had been grumpy Twice i had walked out on luck I bought...

Where the truth lies

I am Vera Bonny I can communicate telepathically Stories come as easy as a dialogue My sprit animal is a wolf, I commune with the moon I can stare at the sun without blinking I am in touch with my...

Then and Now

i was… naive careless misguided studious bright wild & stubborn smart deviant blue rough around the edges and inside made many paths like a fox confused by all i followed   i am…...