Nobody Knows My Name

We are many- Called by words that no one describes. If there’s any- They were buried with the language of the tribes. Nobody learns the negro song. It is chaos, the hate from people young. How...

The Emotion (Trust)

Trust It smells like the bouquet of red roses that i have never received . It tastes like Aname’s “lazy stew” on a hot friday night. It sounds like the instrumentals of the song...

The Sound of Silence

What is left is a lonely hill, Naked and broke out of her mind. Her colour is lifeless, her beauty is ill. The land is empty, nothing to till. No water, no moss, nothing to find. What is left is a...

This Is Not Our War

This is not our war, for we have no weapons I mean, this shouldn’t be a war. Two nations rising against one, and we call it peace keeping. Some of us call it “defending our...

The Price of Freedom

Captain, let’s sail our ship to Syria, to pay tribute to the suffering kid, before we sail back to Nigeria. Kids running sorrowful tears from their lids, always hearing the sounds of explosion...

Pieces Of The Same Puzzle

We are even branches of the same tree, with leaves that spring forth below the navel. Different seeds by one farm, by one decree. No matter what wood may have killed Abel. Earth completes the piece...

W-I-L-D-E-R-N-E-S-S!

Maybe we should never remain the same. Like the water in a fast moving stream, We must move to meet with the bights we claim. We must grow, hit the tracks to build up steam. Allow the torrents treat...

Abdullateef B.O.Y | Dear Future Wife

Please remind me to remind myself about reminding myself to send you this reminder that reminds me of reminding you that you don’t have to remind me to remember you. I always do. I hope I don’t need...

When To Quit

Open the door and shut it back behind. Collect everything that belongs to you, If endurance will make you lose your mind. Life wouldn’t nod to everything you do, It’d conceal your good to...

The People We Love

We do not tell them often that we do; Those people we claim to love above all. So sometimes they never would tell us too. They’d leave us with gifts no matter how small, Forgive us quickly and...