Five Things

Seyi, I wanted to write about so many things, say so many words but… everything became engulfed with so many emotions. I promise to make this short… Instead of my usual 10 reasons, I want to do just 5 today.  Our first encounter was different… Unlike every first-year student on their first meeting with their…

Once Upon a 4th…

Once upon a fourth, I fell hard So hard I knew there was no turning back From this feeling so strong In my mind and my heart I knew this was no way wrong   On this fourth you have become the; Best friend I never had One that I truly love Friend I can…

We go Pop Champagne!!!

Dear Meme, I know I’ll be in trouble for doing this but ermmm… I cannot be bothered about that for now. Let me face the music later.  Writing this has made me emotional, so very emotional because, to get this out the way I want it to, my mind needs to travel as far back…

Love’s Curse; Poverty no Good o! (3)

Previously: “Steve it is okay. Just ignore him. David can be bratty sometimes.” “Bratty? You call this bratty? You call this condescending and arrogant tsetse fly bratty? My goodness, what at all do they teach you in these your private primary and high schools?” I asked, frustrated. “Why do you keep company with him anyways?…

Love’s Curse; Poverty no Good o! (2)

Previously: “If you like her just say it…I am tired of hearing you mutter her name in your sleep. It is really annoying. See eh, if you do not talk to her before this weekends, we know what do with you.” Jason, the mischievous one among the lot added I looked at them in frustration….

the LIES we SPEAK

  In Sickness and in health For better or worse For richer, for poorer In good times and bad Until death, do us part… The lies we speak   I will roam the waters for you I will calm the raging seas too With you I am replete Without you, I will deplete… You are my…

She was Family

Though He slay me, I will trust Him How do we; imperfect humans, question the ways of a perfect God? We all dream of heaven and its beauty and splendour Yet the sting of losing a loved one to heaven is sometimes more than we can bear It is said that death lays its icy hands…

IGNORE me

Ignore me  Insomnia lurks at my doorstep  Dancing agbadza to my erratic heartbeat  Making a mockery of my inability to sleep When you yearn to close your eyes for but a moment  Sleep eludes you like English from the mouth of an illiterate Ignore me  I know not where my poetic antics proceed  It is…

I Run Into Your Arms

I run into your arms Wrap me in your arms For the times I took the law into my arms Left the sheep and joined the rams Like a tree plucked out of your farm Even though you sounded the alarm I turned a deaf ear and began to beat the devils’ drum I come…