Poetry

  • Photo of De Heat No Be Here O

    De Heat No Be Here O

    As e dey hot de weda don dada. Pesin no fit wear cloth wey plenti pass agbada. E be say fan dey blow but na beta heat dey flow. Pesin…

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  • Photo of Single… Searching for the Best

    Single… Searching for the Best

    I’m in a garden filled with flowers, beautiful flowers though But still searching for the one that matches me. I have been a plant but an unwanted one, I did…

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  • Photo of One Way Trip

    One Way Trip

    Fifty miles with all smiles. It is a luxuriant ride, filled with pump and pride. We are comrades and commuters with different goals to foster. With minds working like computers,…

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  • Photo of Our Case: A Stare Case

    Our Case: A Stare Case

    Tales get twisted When trust Is lost in twixt. Mud and water Used to be close Elements among mortals. Mud settled Beneath water; None nettled. Then, Mud stopped trusting water;…

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  • Photo of Moments of Bliss

    Moments of Bliss

    You once shared in my moments of bliss I was only but a kid Those days I’ll never miss We loved each other, that we never hid We could have…

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  • Photo of No Time for ABC

    No Time for ABC

    Social media is my door, internet is my key. No time for dulling, no time for my ABC Facebook is my book. Twitter tells me how I look. No time…

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  • Photo of An Ode to Simisola

    An Ode to Simisola

    To Simisola, Who has been my crush, Perch on my shoulder Like a celestial dove Baptize my thirsty lips With the whole of your kiss Let me be your carpenter…

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  • Photo of Cold

    Cold

    Just thirteen years old Wondering why the world was so cold Always timid, never bold “Boldness is a luxury,”she was told And to Madam Gold she was sold Her tiny…

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  • Photo of Don’t Trust These Hijab Girls

    Don’t Trust These Hijab Girls

    She who covereth her sins shall perish, Like a beautiful blemish that had to terribly tarnish. The truth of the guise is that there’s no truth in their guise, Of…

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  • Photo of Taste Buds

    Taste Buds

    Oh sweet fruity smell! ready but none to sell. Luscious honey well, held my taste buds with a spell. None but me wanted sweet, alluring taste and sumptuous beet. Like…

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  • Photo of Vain Illusion

    Vain Illusion

    I created a picture Of you in my head. You are the mirror, I am the replica. In my dreams, You keep appearing. In our home, You sit on the…

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  • Photo of Pencil

    Pencil

    I write with the darkness of my soul. Whether I’m happy or not, But my head cleans my error for your peasantry vision just to prove I’m perfect to you…

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  • Photo of Call for Peace

    Call for Peace

    Each day passes With people of class Mashing those that Can’t move close to their class Without obtaining a pass. Each day is marked With hues of black. The street…

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  • Photo of A Selfless King

    A Selfless King

    PART 1: THE MEETING It was a usual lecture day, In the University of Port Harcourt Students had ghoulish eyes —boredom stained lenses The air was dry as the stench…

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  • Photo of My First Love

    My First Love

    My heart was once closed with keys and padlocks, My soul was once behind curtains and veils of protection, My words were quiet as a deaf blonde child and they…

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  • Photo of Memories

    Memories

    Memory is gold, crystal clear like Ultra-violet ray from the solar system, Leaving the scar of yesterday in my skin like a tattoo. Your nomenclature keeps ringing the pendulum bell…

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  • Photo of Realest Dudes

    Realest Dudes

    We are new, our bonds grew. Our tongues drew each other’s blood to chew. We are few, our minds knew. We stayed together in the dew, and when the wind…

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  • Photo of These Girls That Can’t Cook

    These Girls That Can’t Cook

    Let us discuss this course And this evil evil that once was And still is. ‘She’ is stigmatized and humiliated For not knowing the recipe of a good meal, But…

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