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  • Photo of Confession


    Calm as the blue sea, Sparkling like the full moon in the Sky, Gentle as the dove, Your beauty amazed all men Muscles tainted and torso tempting me, Hair so…

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  • Photo of Starless


    Starless night, dreamless night The rain goes tap tap on my window sill. Chilly night, stormy night The gentle breeze comes with perfect still. A night that’s full of uncertainties,…

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  • Photo of Inspired By The Situation

    Inspired By The Situation

    What happens when my ship stands still Thinking it’s a gliche in the engine Yet nothing seems amiss And my crew begins to mourn Every now and then bodies are…

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  • Photo of Love Isn’t

    Love Isn’t

    Love isn’t the beautiful moments you watch in those movie scenes or that Aboki boy with an Igbo girl chopping beans not even Mallam Ibrahim signaling Khadija in a canteen…

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  • Photo of Ode to a Lost Soul

    Ode to a Lost Soul

    What’s death? Someone says “you’re inevitable” Maybe the price we give whether we are weak or able Or the debt we owe and must be pay dearly Pay with most…

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  • Photo of The Shadow of a Known Past

    The Shadow of a Known Past

    “Hello, my Cherry. It’s me, your old-time lover. I know, I know, you’ve missed me. I’ve missed you too. But don’t you worry, my pretty Cherry, I’m back to fulfill…

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  • Photo of The Family Secret

    The Family Secret

    I don’t hate her, neither do I love her; my feelings are just neutral, a kind of neutrality that came with torrents of bitterness. You want to know how the…

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  • Photo of Corona Virus

    Corona Virus

    Death is looming over the land. Anguish, fear, panic is the order of the day. Everything is withering away. Everyone is searching for some sort of comfort yet none. Hoplessness…

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  • Photo of Wordsmith


    If words were humans Life’s meaning would be devoid of ambiguities Clear as day Emotions defined With feelings duly expressed Life will be bereft of puzzles. If words were the…

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  • Photo of Lost Love

    Lost Love

    Let it be known that I loved you Your rugged self wasn’t an excuse not to hold the hands that held cigarettes, even when my friends saw it unfair to…

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  • Photo of Come Again Another Day

    Come Again Another Day

    The trees are rustling with thrills The sky is roaring from the unseen lion The sands are dancing high to the tune of the air The birds are singing as…

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  • Photo of Propeller


    There’s always a momentary feeling A feeling that confronts you and challenges you. There’s a feeling when the dewy wind blows against your face in a bus A feeling when…

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  • Photo of Dead Heart

    Dead Heart

    This is murder Of a life that once lived Of a heart that once beat Of hopes that bore dreams A mere ritual of utter destruction Breaking and tearing and…

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  • Photo of What?


    Our love has been tested And found counting clusters Of galactic days Dazing from restless roof Made of raffia. Our birthrights have been dumped On the sand thorny bushes Designed…

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  • Photo of Broken Image

    Broken Image

    I looked at the mirror again, But this time I saw broken image Image so battered and shattered, Image of a man eaten up by voracious wild animals. I tried…

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  • Photo of To Beauty

    To Beauty

    All emotions, All passions, All delights, Whatever moves this mortal frame, All are but ministers of light, And feed her sacred flame. I played a soft and doleful air, I…

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  • Photo of Loverboy


    When we talk, I feel a rush You smile the earth takes a pause Gazing at your pictures I wonder what’s in store for us, When you smile, my heart…

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  • Photo of Colours of Music

    Colours of Music

    Musical hues all around us, painting everyday with precious sounds. Sounds of rainbow, of prismatic rays; to cheer the downhearted and quieten the disturbed. Sounds of red, tenderly warm. Melting…

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  • Photo of Our Agreement

    Our Agreement

    Our agreement is again bridged; All the promises abridged like a broken bridge. We are not taking this from them, We don’t care about student’s feelings or them. The language…

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  • Photo of Pandemic


    Mothers have lost sons under the sun Fathers still searching for daughters gone with the flowing waters Measures have been put into plans and multi-billion dollar projects undertaken The nation…

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