LIFE

A POEM about life. We view it from the unique perspective of our personal experiences Through the gaping holes in our respective emotional fences Through the perceived vulnerabilities of our own defences Through the several compelling influences of our conferences  Through the unexplainable possibilities caused by our individual sciences Through the assumed premises of indoctrinated … Continue reading LIFE

NO PRESSURE

A POEM about dealing with people trying to be in your business and what they think about you. I'm certain you've got a plethora of questions to ask I understand it is a gossiper's compelling task That horrible mask Behind which you bask Constantly searching for whose life to ransack And looking for others with … Continue reading NO PRESSURE

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

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

WHAT IS LIFE?

A POEM about those things that make us feel alive what is life if not the cry of a newborn the sound of your favourite person's car horn the sumptuous taste of sweet caramel popcorn  the immeasurably great potential in being freeborn what is life if not the ultrasound of a wanted fetus the healing … Continue reading WHAT IS LIFE?

WHAT A WORLD!

A POEM about our world as we know it. What a world! Where the bold get accused of coveting gold Where the old are left out in the cold Where you're never told before being sold Where you must hold a particular standard and never fold Where your mould will most certainly, eventually grow mold. … Continue reading WHAT A WORLD!

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

A RESOLUTION OR NOT

A POEM about reaching a resolution. If you think you have an opinion And you feel the need for communion Do not speak like you have dominion  No one likes to feel inferior in a union Secretly cutting onions Because you constantly reject their opinions With appropriate permission Let everyone make their submission  After spelling … Continue reading A RESOLUTION OR NOT

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]