Micro Poetry

  • Photo of Àdúké: A Memoir

    Àdúké: A Memoir

    A love memoir, meme or flashback Flashes back the ‘yes’ days of yesterday — ‘Nine months ago’ was like yesterday — Àdùké, this toddler is the tail That tells the…

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  • Photo of The World I Live In

    The World I Live In

    I’m a soul unfazed by the quantum jealous gaze. I go through life’s maze, with goals and fire to blaze. These I do best, my tasks and daily tests. To…

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  • Photo of Steel Black II

    Steel Black II

    AFRIcans; Shine your light Darkness; the beauty, Lying beneath daylight Hold it firmly, the mystery Behind creaTION Your old age hold no wrinkles Your beauty glows like sun Among the…

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  • Photo of Book Books To Read

    Book Books To Read

    Most of the answers To your unanswered prayers And the solutions to Your adamant problems Are in your unread books. This is a new year, What books are you Planning…

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  • Photo of 23:00

    23:00

    The way I feel doesn’t matter when it involves reality. It is not an issue of hereafter or fantasies of materiality. I sought the ties of ease and luxury never…

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  • Photo of Bint Adeleke

    Bint Adeleke

    Bint Adeleke Who can write near a lake She taught me how to hide behind my lines And behave as if I’m fine My poet-friend You gave me a pen…

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  • Photo of Procrastination

    Procrastination

    We have been told in teary times Life is but a barren dream! And the soul is buried in awe For things bare not what they are Should we sow…

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  • Photo of A Desert

    A Desert

    a true wasteland he is offering nothing but embrowning with embraces so raspy wanting only to lure with illusions so endearing making resistance inconceivable a master at deception he is…

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  • Photo of Lost To Self

    Lost To Self

    I am a shell of what I once was. I am an image crafted in the likeness of emptiness. I am a picture of penury. I am an eye bulging…

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  • Photo of The Wild

    The Wild

    vehement as a hellcat yet gentle as a zephyr she is two sides of one coin bearing death and life and existing on both paradigms she embraces, she destroys but…

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  • Photo of Love, A Trap

    Love, A Trap

    Love is a trap Of care and craggly rocks Hidden beneath bows too weak To hold our empathic derision Love is a casket lined with fur and nails And bits…

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  • Photo of Steel Black

    Steel Black

    We withhold nature When your eyes are shut, What do you envision? Darkness—our beautiful colour We are black! The color of Africa The bearer of nature We carry the cross…

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  • Photo of The Ocean

    The Ocean

    The waves ebbing and flowing are a lullaby tranquility in nothing more than glorified splashing and serenity in horizons kissed by an entity lightyears away aqua in tone but bearing…

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  • Photo of Is This Hate?

    Is This Hate?

    Having known someone like you for so long, Having known your likes and dislikes, Having known the best and worst of you, Though much bad than good: This question ceases…

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  • Photo of The New Dawn

    The New Dawn

    The rooster crows, The bird sings happily, The wind waves mildly, As the day brightened. All hail the power that wins the night, An accolades to the strength that defeated…

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  • Photo of Phase

    Phase

    We’ve been, against our will, brought apart by distance. But then, what is distance for two hearts wrapped in love? It’s merely an illusion, something that appears different from the…

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  • Photo of Pain And Misery

    Pain And Misery

    When I shut my eyes, I see an unreal, unliveableworld, Devoid of sense and humanism Breathing misfortune and dancing amidst darkness. When I breath, I perceive the sickly smell of…

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  • Photo of A Letter To My First Love

    A Letter To My First Love

    From the pain of myself and the happiness of my spirit, I declare it over! Don’t beep me or call me anymore. Forget about me. Let’s end this. If you…

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