MOREMI AJASORO by Ololade Akinlabi

Taking thoughts backward, Reminiscences of ancients; They are lost in memories Pieces left are hymns in holy papers Perhaps, discos are the better dance steps. Taking thoughts backward, Ancient archives plied through wind Whirling wind, in my memory they lodge, Descedants of living sculptures we are We are, offsprings of a heroine; MOREMI AJASORO. Night… Continue reading MOREMI AJASORO by Ololade Akinlabi

DEATH by Ololade Akinlabi

We need not to write your stories in pen cause in your hands lie the ink to terminate life No one sees the end of your story Who dares to? The invisible visible spirit Farther-nearer to the breathing being The supreme god of impromptu Powerful than a nap Giving eyes an eternal dictatorial order to… Continue reading DEATH by Ololade Akinlabi

OSU by Ololade Akinlabi

Daughter of Osu, Our father is a prudent squanderer, Spends today prior tomorrow surfaces, ‘Tomorrow shall hold another blessing;’ Hitherto, tomorrow comes with barrenness. And the calabash was bountifully emptied, When rain rained yesterday; As it rained so baba swallowed. Hence, our throats nurtured deserts, Very thirsty, our eyes sang song of tears. Hence, Daina… Continue reading OSU by Ololade Akinlabi

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1967 by Ololade Akinlabi

(About Nigeria civil war and it consequences) Yesterday was lost along our memorial path, It was the day we lost without defeat; We killed our sons as roasted chickens, They were bitterly sweet along the oesophagus. Today, we croaked our throats to vomit poisons, Poisonus poisons in yesterday’s meal. For we have forgotten not to… Continue reading 1967 by Ololade Akinlabi

ÀBÌKÉ by Ololade Akinlabi

Do you remember That day… When darkness spoke into the atmosphere As silence whispered out your name into my heart Abike, that memory lingers Even as life unfolds its melancholy As this thing call life swallows my breath everyday And that tick-tack count my stay Abike, I will choose to conceal in your fragility heart An… Continue reading ÀBÌKÉ by Ololade Akinlabi

ÀWÈRÓ by Ololade Akinlabi

Awero, night before yesterday night Behind the bricks when all eyes Had lost there consciousness And that always smiling spherical shaped thing call the moon splashed light on you Acceleration takes over my blood circulation Deep down my retina, your imagery wallow……. Awero, a night before today’s Right their in your presence Boldness departed my… Continue reading ÀWÈRÓ by Ololade Akinlabi

IFUNAYA by Ololade Akinlabi

Show me the path to your heart There, in it I will keep my trust Journey to your maiden Paradise An eternal reminiscence that lingers….. Even long after my eyes Are shut by the inevitable Spirit called death…. Grip me closer……. More closer, preventing the Evening breeze from penetrating Alien lust to our love…. We have… Continue reading IFUNAYA by Ololade Akinlabi