SEASON’S GREETINGS

A POEM about the year 2020 and the festive season It has been a black year of grief A white year of pain A red year of loss It has also been a green year of growth  A blue year of breakthrough  And a yellow year of hope We are all survivors indeed We were … Continue reading SEASON’S GREETINGS

THE GOOD YOU GIVE

A POEM about doing good and expecting nothing in return I know you're gearing up to give so much goodness But being good is mostly perceived as a weakness Your friends take advantage of your weakness Your foes are angry with you because of your weakness Your goodness exposes their wickedness You put others first … Continue reading THE GOOD YOU GIVE

APOLOGIES AND THE CONCEPT OF “FORGIVE AND FORGET”

Literally, to forgive and forget means to stop blaming someone for something the person has done to hurt you and to stop remembering what happened but, do we ever really forget? No, I don't think so. The deed is done. The scar has formed. The memory has already been stored in the brain. You can't … Continue reading APOLOGIES AND THE CONCEPT OF “FORGIVE AND FORGET”

FOR MY OWN GOOD

A POEM for my Country- Nigeria It has always been a bitter-sweet relationship with you If I am being honest The bitter supersedes the sweet I was once innocent, emotional and hopeful  But you played me dirty because I was vulnerable I got hurt and I flipped  I became numb and hopeless  I decided to … Continue reading FOR MY OWN GOOD

A STEP FORWARD

A POEM about becoming aware of the toxicity of your environment, dealing with the situation and your determination to get yourself out of it against all odds. My environment was hostile  I became volatile All my efforts to stay positive were futile I knew I had to somehow, find a way to flip the tile … Continue reading A STEP FORWARD

POEM: BEGINNING OF A DECADE

It's the beginning of a decade One we aren't yet aware of its facade One we're still behind its barricade Though we have a glimpse of its arcade We still can't tell how it'll cascade [Click on the title to view poem]

POEM: BEGINNING OF THE YEAR

It's the beginning of the year Time to reflect on who we were Throughout the course of last year Time to design the masks we'll wear Throughout the course of this year [Click on the title to view poem]