Crowned Queen 

  I am the Crowned queen. My hips never lie, so enticing. With dozens of eyes on the alert for strange hands. Armoured from birth, I give a false scare. Fresh from the earth, lively green from my birth. When flattened in rows of circles and cones I bear the … Continue Reading Crowned Queen 

LOVER BOY

You were the runner boy The star of the loner girls You were every girl’s crush You decided to make your choice   Pretty girl, beautiful one unfortunately so naive She wasn’t really your fan but your pleas so coercive She chose to accept since you seemed so sincere I … Continue Reading LOVER BOY

The African Child 

It cannot be overstated that Africa has a major endemic disease: POVERTY. Let’s look at the facts by zooming in on one African country of interest to me and a true reflection of others Nigeria, with a population of over 175 million…is one of the poorest…countries in the world, with … Continue Reading The African Child 

STEP

Walking the valley Gazing through the stones Rough terrains I must scale   The journey seems far Strength fades Hope I must,because of the goal. Taking the first step I thought to myself Wasn’t hard after all. Fear held me all the while Oh! I’ve been deceived The road isn’t … Continue Reading STEP

“HECTIC”

So disappointed by the eventuals of the day Hoping for an empty danfo with its choking smell The struggle of a hiked bus fare But in the midst of it I still manage a friendly gesture I compliment the beautiful lady She looks so stressed, standing alone at the bus … Continue Reading “HECTIC”

“SHE WAS”

Charcoal black, years back when mother with black soap did bathe her. In the mask of the bright yellow sun beautiful black pearl she shone just like the dotless face of the iron, opaque mirror smeared with oil. Shea butter smear gave great joy days before she cast eyes on … Continue Reading “SHE WAS”

The Companion in You

Very soft, Very sweet. Very beautiful, and cute. With you, life is always cool And never lonely… Cos… You are the best companion. Through thick and thin On my shoulder you still lean And in times of abundance, You’d never ask for extravagance Simple, but smart. Moderate …  Bright Your … Continue Reading The Companion in You