Tag: poetry

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I had often heard that good things come in threes, but I’d never given any thoughts to it, because I hate trite sayings. As usual, fate conspired to show me that as much as I thought I knew a lot, I knew nothing. Falling for you took the form of a three part drama staged…

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Life’s a dragon’s breath. Short, rasping, lethal, with the consuming brightness of life, living, and health, to burn, quicken and heal, and, yet, fade with the calm of death. Choices had set their feet, wavering, yet with vanity, sure, on a lonely road of desires, disguised in colored quilt, sights and vain allure. People only…

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Because You stayed on that Cross, I am saved. Because You stayed, fighting till Your last, I know I can win… You didn’t have to do it, Lord. You said, “No one takes My life… “I lay it down willingly…” And You taught me to lay mine down too… The blood that ran down Your…

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Their voices ring out, Calling to the ones they trust most, Their souls in pain and hearts bitter, As their skins are pricked and mouths filled with unwelcome juices.   I watch, I wish That I could make it all go away, And I could dry their tears.   Most eventually laugh and play, And…

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He sits under his morsel tree Dusk to dawn he says Dawn to dusk he sits The acorns fall and the leaves drop The winds did bring their cool too The dandelions and the dispersed seeds as carried by the breeze. ……………………………… He sits under his morsel tree His grey hairs now long lost His…

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Oct 1

SHE

She was the love of his youth I was the love of his prime Still he loved us both A love that grew with time She was the mother of his child I was the angel of his life He couldn’t choose between us, he said Because we were two of a kind She’d known…

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A group of students from Nigeria’s premier varsity, University of Ibadan, launched a platform they call UitesCreate, which seeks to promote the school’s students and alumni who are exploring and excelling at the spheres of Art, Technology, Business and so on. The first project from UitesCreate was unveiled virtually on Saturday, 13th August, 2016, and…

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Tell them Tell them about it That you cheated And you liked it Tell her you’ve betrayed her trust That which you had to earn After fighting so hard for her love Tell her those sweet words mean little now For you said the same to me Over and over you assured me Like you…

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When does it all end? When does my heart stop breaking? When does he keep quiet? When does he say I love you instead of fighting?   How do they do it? How do they empty their hearts and move on? How do they cut off their partners? How do I stop being sad? How…

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May 31

Longing

Longing I want you I want you Everywhere, in every way I want to feel around inside your head To push my fingers into the dark crevices of your mind I want to understand you Your silences Your frowns What you do when you are not with me I want to understand why you are…

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A strong sense of self is one of the most powerful things a human being can possess. Not many people fully understand who they are, and what their purpose is. In fact, life is often shaped by the search for answers to these questions and, unfortunately, this search is sometimes futile. The other day, I…

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“You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them” – Ray Bradbury “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one” – George R.R. Martin, A Dance With Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire) The Re-Up…

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“At the touch of Love everyone becomes a poet” – Plato  **** **** LETTER #8: Even In The Darkness (2/2) **** Between the moment Julie slept and the moment Temi awakened,   there was a little piece of forever. In that peaceful piece of forever, words were exchanged.  Words that hearts say to each other that…