WHAT IS LIFE by Omotayo Awoyemi

What is life? ***** Clench your fists, Tightly, Let the air within boil, Love the warmth Wrapped up in your palms, Cherish it! Till your knuckles reel in pain, That your eyes flood with ice, Thawing down the bumpy terrain Of your cyanosed cheeks, Trimming the edges of your Shaking,...

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BOY by Omotayo Awoyemi

Poor boy, Drowned in himself; In a lake of something familiar, he Drowned in hormones. A few strings to his thing, and Nightlong spell of Venus, He’s fit to swim, but he, Egret! All-white soul, didn’t know That his regret was with Margret In her downside pouch, So they held...

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SCARS by Mayor Jake

My heart is pegged with scars. Each scar, telling different tales. Beautifully bitter scars looking like gars That are made to live within the dales. I don’t want to tell you the story Of how I got emotionally injured. Though it may sound and look gory, But I’m presently uninjured....

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BOSS CHRONICLES (5) by Jesse Asonze

Broken screens A myriad of inter crossing lines Sprayed across things once useful A web of destruction spun along those lines Vision blurred by strong emotions Blind to reason A boss and his mistress in due distress Fights occur And will reoccur But will there be a recess To evaluate...

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TOUGH ROAD TO SUCCESS by Gideon Abowha

Lo! I walk alone spiritedly To the dungeon where my success lies The trees shamely murmured at me doubtedly Saying “can he walk alone?” The grasses giggled at me saying “Hey! The road is tough.” For the nature made my heart unsettled Perplexed and depressed alone in thought. Back on...

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EPIDERMIS by Efe Ogufere

Beneath your skin, Dark and lovely connubial vials Hold ancient songs buried in liquid deep A serenade in the Serengeti A sunrise on distant hills Shedding light on black and white A myriad of hopes drown in murky waters As my soul holds yours against the tides We are the...

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