THE SIGHING MOON by Mesioye Affable Johnson

The sighing moon With stories untold left at the base of our lips, Drenched by tales that turned hunger to breakfast, We laid our chopped fate on nightmares that flips Viability off raw memories that shrink so fast. We climbed the tree of tears with bereaved legs And held its fruits with shivering might to… Continue reading THE SIGHING MOON by Mesioye Affable Johnson

LET’S DANCE AFRICA by Mesioye Affable Johnson

Under this sighing moon did we gather beliefs Into the howling calabash of whirling Western Culture, Which left splashes of abnormalities on our faces, After piles of tainted tales struck the surface of nature. Mama’s wrappers traded honour in the market of tradition Where moderation is the price tagged on fashion. Ajala,papa’s ‘kembe’ never wandered… Continue reading LET’S DANCE AFRICA by Mesioye Affable Johnson

SOLEMN VOICES by Mesioye Affable Johnson

The lines tracing the sacred lawn to where love resides now broken on the head of humanity with darkness Where wars and bombs could see through The hollows struck and shadowed by mean beings To secure sick silence at the other end where prognosis Is belittled by faded today and abetted by stained yesterday. The… Continue reading SOLEMN VOICES by Mesioye Affable Johnson

ECLIPSE by Mesioye Affable Johnson

Before navel birthed my sight on bleeding happenings, Our fathers’ plight were feathers beneath the sky, Roaming,whirling,wailing on their breakfasts after being served with bereaved plates of slavery. We saw darkness lighted on our fathers’ foreheads forming archs of aching and dying actions for on our mothers’ back we also saw unity in futility crawling… Continue reading ECLIPSE by Mesioye Affable Johnson

BAGA: by Mesioye Affable Johnson

Silly season of human seasonings Perceived in seasoning of human killings, Fear,now what everyone must cook under Perhaps,fresh flesh be made lunch for trigger. Morrow’s morrow laid under dying dreams On suffocating stance of pale today From collated gasping hiccups,sans beams Void victory but nightmares during the day. Boko men have casted evil shadows Again,on… Continue reading BAGA: by Mesioye Affable Johnson

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