NEW NOTES by Oku-ola Abiola Paul

Its aroma is alluring Like the sweet fragrance of the rose Its colour, inviting A handful will cause a matchless pose Behind it is a spirit The spirit of take, take and take more You can never have enough of it Even the richest envy the little in possession of the poor

I’M NOT INFERIOR

I’m not inferior I’m not superior I’m just the best I can be The true me I’m not inferior I’m not superior Judge me by my offer It can only get better I’m not inferior I’m not superior I’ll always strive to be my best Someday, I’ll make it to the crest

WRR POETRY AWARDS 2014 by Oku-ola Abiola Paul

Poetry Mother of 2013 Noleen Utterance Desiree Titus Poetry Father of 2013 Eriata Oribhabor Nigerian Poet of 2013 Alozor Michael Ikechukwu Ghana Poet of 2013 Oppong Clifford Benjamin South African Poet of 2013 Thamsanqa Job Mzamo Overseas Poet of 2013 Kannadasa Dasan Poetry Soldier 2013 Oku-ola Paul Abiola Poetry Promoter of 2013 Enigmatic Olumide Bisiriyu… Continue reading WRR POETRY AWARDS 2014 by Oku-ola Abiola Paul

I’LL DO ANYTHING TO MAKE HER STAY

“What did you eat?” ”I ate rice” I’ll say Though it’s garri that fills my inner pit …I’ll do anything to make her stay ‘Where do you reside?’ ”I live at G.R.A” When truly I dwell at a sea-side slum …I’ll do anything to make her stay Yesterday, it was Peter’s outfit Today, I’ll talk… Continue reading I’LL DO ANYTHING TO MAKE HER STAY

TO MY UNBORN by Oku-ola Abiola Paul

Please come quickly Mummy awaits you Daily she prays fervently That her dream, of you, comes through Do not delay Mummy is so worried Her beauty fades away If only you knew her before we got married Yesterday your granny came around Called mummy many names Because you weren’t on ground Thank God I was… Continue reading TO MY UNBORN by Oku-ola Abiola Paul

DO UNTO OTHERS by Oku-ola Abiola Paul

If you hit her You hit another person’s mother How will you feel sir If your mum is so beaten by another brother? When you insult your spouse You insult another man’s father Can you live in such house Without reacting even if it was a blunder? Written by: Oku-ola Paul Abiola Edited by: Kukogho… Continue reading DO UNTO OTHERS by Oku-ola Abiola Paul