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...

If I Were To Be God

If I were God I will step back into the Old Testament Serve judgement fresh On a platter of now. I will not let the rain fall on unbelievers, I will set the sun only on their heads I will create...

Molded By The Creator?

OIL Mo du pe te mi Priceless commodity You’ll find in every serving plate I have taken the world without dropping a sweat None seem to care that I know pain I’ve mastered the art of...

As a plant

BITTER LEAF You are a plant after my heart You are created to be in season You will also blossom out of season As your name is, so you are. Bitter to taste, used for seasoning But as light trails...

Why Did You Create Me?

ANT: Dear God of little things, I thought we were alone on this earth Deep in our hood, it’s just us and the stored food, Why are we this beautifully small and black? Do you love us more than...

Who is this man I made?

MAN: How good does fire burn? With education, why have we refused to learn? Why work for weeks unending with nothing to earn? Why fight for rights when all our rights are left turns? What use are...

At the end of it all…

Maybe we’d become zombies, Or marked beasts hungry for an end, Maybe we’d be happy with all lost family and friends, Maybe we’d just be manure for trees, Gathered with a bunch of...

Something about my Father

Peter Handsome, humorous, playful and strong Son of Ayeni, brother of Ilesanmi Lover of education, sanitation and women Who felt agitated, loyal and concerned about us Who found happiness in our well...

About My Mother

Ojuolape Modest, shy and generous Daughter of Eleshin ,sister of Abebi Lover of God, discipline and us Elated, fulfilled and energetic when helping Furious, anger love on her children as required She...

How i write about myself

Bose Beautiful, flirtatious, vengeful, Kind The daughter of Eleshinla, the master horse rider, and I’m still loving you sister Doing, the spirit of laughter Lover of dance, sonorous songs, and...

About Me

I’m good at saying it as it is I’m not good at lying blatantly I use to be wild and crazy But now I’m calm like a slow stream I’m much aflame I’m not docile If you look...