1st October 1997, A date forever stuck in my memory. For although we were in a foreign land, Maami celebrated Nigeria's independence . The house was decorated Green and White, "That's your identity" she said, "Never forget". She told me tales of my country , And the beautiful place it was. The green for its … Continue reading HAPPY INDEPENDENCE NIGERIA (57 And counting)
Been a while since I posted something,was going through a lot but I'm back for good. Decided to drop this here Sitting by my phone 24/7, Waiting for the beep sound, Or loud ringtone. Checking it every now and then, Hoping just maybe I forgot it on silence . Jumping at every message or call … Continue reading WAITING…..
The newspaper came in, The first story was a tragedy, "What a pity" everyone declared, "And she was young" they said, "And beautiful too" some added, "Poor girl " An orphan daily maltreated, A victim of molestation, She lived a life of pain, No one knew what she faced For she kept it all to … Continue reading POOR GIRL
Here they come again, With unending promises , Tales too vague to be true So readily we give our votes , So easily we trust them, Hoping we wouldn't be let down again Days have passed by, Months have gone by , Yet the change we were promised , Isnt forthcoming Who should be blamed … Continue reading CHANGE
I took giant steps as i walked to my front door. I was almost home and I couldn't wait to jump on my bed, after today's stress, I needed it so badly.I kept walking faster and faster, and Tada - I opened the door, heaving a sigh of relief. "Boo, boo, you are back " … Continue reading TO BE A MRS
This shelf built with sturdy wood, Is my place of abode. Lonely I stand, bored from lack of usage, Covered in dust, And can feel cobwebs starting to build around me. I haven't been read in years, No one even glances at me a second time. All other books in the library laugh at me, … Continue reading A TALE OF A MISJUDGED BOOK
From strangers to friends , From friends back to strangers. When your usual hours gist becomes just "hi", When minutes spent together become awkward . Strained silence so loud and visible, And the moments you had together becomes memories. You wonder when the gap became so wide , And you can't even tell why. 'Maybe … Continue reading FRIENDS ?
I dashed into the house panting and out of breathe. I had just finished jogging around the compound and I feared my lungs would collapse for lack of air. I grabbed a bottle of cold water from the fridge and gulped it hastily. It felt so good and at that moment it even felt better … Continue reading GIRL STRUGGLES
This big white house is home, It's big black gate shut off the whole world away. Life as I knew it revolved around this four walls. "You can't do this, you can't do that" , "You can't go here, you can't go there", Is all dad and mum ever say. "You are all we have … Continue reading CAGED
I sit lonely in the lecture theatre, Just finished a lecture but can’t leave. The rain doesn’t seem like it’s going to stop today, And I can’t let my weave get wet. It isn’t Brazilian but it’s quite expensive too. Then he silently walks into the class, I can’t help but notice him. My crush. … Continue reading THE CRUSH