My Kind of Fever

His words go straight into my head And it spreads down my whole body Settling somewhere at the center I love the language he uses To describe what he feels for me I don’t understand what he says My...

One More Night

My grandfather lay there covered in poop that did not hesitate to embarrass an old man. We were back home from one of those hospitals we often visited. Strangely, his doctor said he’d improved...

Now We Know Better

My mother reminded me that life gives you everything including those things you do not have. But you do not have to waste any of what you are given. “Put out the fire, Tomide. We do not have...

Will Things Ever Change?

For the love of political parties, people would sacrifice their lives. I couldn’t really relate. How do they come to doing that? I had felt even for the candidate, the best i could do is...

After The War

We didn’t think we needed a war to untie the limitless possibilities surrounding us. We didn’t understand what it meant to keep guard and watch over a neighbor’s house. Everyone was...

ABIKU (Durosinmi)

I will rather be a lover than a fighter. There’s so much to fight for. Ilé ayé ojà la wá tà, (The world is a market place). Make profits for the one who made us, get a good taste of what earth...

For all the wrong reasons

Library of the Dead. The page down here don’t hold records of us, As I’ve gone, I’d be forgotten. Rest In Peace is your subtle goodbye to our stars that crossed the Great Sky. If you miss gossiping...

For Elise and Enemies

To the Dark Lord Dear Satan, please look to your left and right, tell me how do you sleep at night? how do you feel tying my friends so tight? I hate your cause, your gut and name, When I lived, your...

Words to the clergyman

Hear this oh living! I can not turn back the hands of time I can’t not even tell you what is good for you But I must tell you of what will come , Too bright it may blind your eyes, Too tough it may...