It’s In A Name

Whenever I feel so alone howling for hugs to come to me Your words call me like tongues unknown In time, you will call my I.D. Loud how my name sits on the throne over the sky, say it for free...

As Human As I Am

I have fears That my children are trapped In a country without conscience I have fears That I may be broke When my strength is gone I have fears of being sick Without the means to healing I have...

One Memory, One Child

“The more we get together The happier we’ll be.” This poem rang through forever Since i was in elementary. The smile switch comes on on my face Every time i remember The friendship...

Few Among Others

The fire spread like blanket across the farm The farmers are guarding their crops from the harm The cattle haven’t rested They’ve run to places their owners hadn’t invested The...

Once Upon A Novice

First Love was a best friend’s neighbour, Kiss before you open letters had done the job. JSS one I was shy, so I’ll always run; Twice I hid beneath my best friend’s bed...

FIRST YEAR IN THE UNIVERSITY

I always thought i knew a lot Until to school i went and got lessons I’ve never given thought How a butterfly is a wannabe moth, Skinny girls drank a whole lot And sex in college was freely got...

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...