Poems

Frictionless: A Poem

These days, the blue of the skyis a lover’s hand on my thigh,the sun, a blazing torch in my handas I sprint into the next moment.These days,hallelujahs settle…

SCATTERED THOUGHTS

The lonely cold night carries the broken pieces of my thoughts longing for expression. Words scattered across the rivers of my heart.  Untapped diamonds masked within these thoughts.…

Whims Of Emotions

In the labyrinth of the my heart’s deep ocean, Where waves of feeling stir with wild devotion, Blackhole of thoughts cause emotions dance and sway, In the twilight,…

Love and Gravity

I stand as a make shift Newton observing love and gravity… His was a fast falling The gravity of her presence undeniable But she denied his pull and…

Musings on Love

For some, love is a myth, A figment of their imagination. They cherish it with godlike awe, Yelling, “God, when?” whenever possible. For others, it is a dream,…

Breadcrumbs of affection (a poem)

A poem about Breadcrumbs of Affection, by Ravanjie You keep tossing  little breadcrumbs  Of affection my way. You leave a tiny trail of tiny I press each piece…

Dreams

Dreams Unveiled: A Harmony of Hope

In dreams, we soar on wings untamed Through skies of wonder, unashamed With each heartbeat, a new frontier In the realm of dreams, there’s nought to fear Take…

When Man Plays god

Like light out of darkness,So is Amoke’s child, Aduke.Yorubas say, “àti inú ìkòkò dúdú la ti ń m’èko funfun”.For èkó, yes.But how can a yellow child fall off…

Christmas at home

There’s Christmas at Home (a poem)

A poem about this year’s Christmas in Nigeria- There’s Christmas at home. Ashy feet walk dust-covered streets.Chapstick fills cracks in chapped lipsSnowless, foggy cold chills our bones Christmas…

Fellow! To Please Everyone?

To the fellow who wishes to please everyone, And their pleas he buys with no room for bye: Listen! With the brilliant stars the night came, elegant like…