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Safe Haven

Pain held a portion of me in its domain, You extended a helping hand to halt its reign, The other portion sank in an ocean of sorrow, You revived it from the engrossing woe. Challenges fed my friable soul to…

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The Sluggard

Tomorrow crawls up your sleeves. You do not hearken. Rather, you kick up dust and play blame games in the mud while the frail eyes of your mind see other hands turning brown to green. Tomorrow cries as you kick…

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Poetry

The City That You Were

I was Jos and he was Lagos. I was the quiet streets of Rock Haven: the houses separated by the heavy silence of unanswered ‚hellos‛ from neighbours. the absolute conservation of shades the trees cast here – was totally me….

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I Hide

Drapes, heavy yet transparent hide me from my shame, Guilt and secret pleasures Separate but within view How can I be so good yet so bad? How do I douse these flames of adventure? I question my thoughts They seem…

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Vows

Tell me You will love me Without flowers Lacking facial hair. And I will love you with no face beats, In absence of multi colored eyes. Tell me You will call me When I have no airtime, That you will…

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Vows

Tell me You will love me Without flowers Lacking facial hair.   And I will love you with no face beats, In absence of multi coloured eyes.   Tell me You will call me When I have no airtime, That…

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MAN
Poetry

MAN

In this  very hearted confrontation, we were heads to heads involved in, Too often than usual, I overheard – “you don’t talk to a man like that” Ade? A man? But what could possibly make Adeola a man?, I thought And “Man…

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How butterflies are born.

Its the unconscious smiles Automatic weakness. Its the vacant space between your fingers, Filled by those gentle interlocking fingers of hers Its those kisses that make you forget who you are, Those touches that carve her initials into you, Making…

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The Innocent and Pure

The Innocent and Pure An enchantress and an allure, Flawless in her green flowery dress, Gorgeous hair as a crown on her head, A reflection of the little fairy-tale Mermaid, Beauty from Nature, so true and pure.   A poignant…

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