I want it all

Be Nigeria’s President By killing a few rodents If the flame burns for long Till I am Forty A joyous bloke Hail Mary! Victor Won! Victor Oyedele   To be even in people’s odds...

The Rod: To spare or not to spare

Hey son! You think I’m harsh And mum is only friend. I hope you one day grow to know: I love you enough not to spare your wrongs. I love You like mum does. My heart just bleeds because: I see...

WHEN WE CAN’T THINK

Blank The mind stays, wanders and then strays Trapped inside a rigmarole In an awesome and aimless patrol. Void. A bold place before we avoid the rules and tracks of this race. Eyes! Wide! Shut...

LOST AND NOT FOUND

What remains when all hell let’s loose? I look at the mirror and feel Like the man there is not enough Why won’t this guilt fade with the dawn? What can I do with this excuse? Long ago...

Losses

Then, she came like a night night thief With her goons; pain, hate and a fear Not to find love or open up She made a nice room for herself And became the new year’s belief. Tom, made the...

From Whence Did We Get This Craze?

Bare feet ran freely through the earth Squeals of laughter trailing behind Happiness lived in empty cans Hiding and seeking, seek and hide Tire tracks and sticks marked the streets House calls stood...

What numbers Count

Life’s beautiful blooms needs no figures: Countless sun shines, for nature numbers nothing. A happy heart has zero worries worn, Peace pledges to not cost a damn dime, Even clock’s time...

What I Got From Life

Dawn and dusk would let all leaves leave The pleasure and pain life’s lessons would teach Break breathes and burn bridges down The truth I once seek is scarce this days Where would I find fun...

Who Are They?

She, A budding Rose A girl has no name Assassin Sweet My heart’s murderer A girl has no name Beautiful Third Rainbow A girl has no name Gentle She Sweet smell of a Lily Precious A girl has no...

Who Am I?

I An Iroko in my father’s compound Younglan Foodie. Strong. Blue whale swimming alongside crayfishes, Younglan Son. First Alpha of the strongest pack of wolves. Younglan Admirer. I A yellow...