OF THE FEUD BETWEEN CATS AND MICE (a poem in two parts) by Theophilus Femi Alawonde

WHAT KATIE HAD TO SAY It was a fine sunny day that an old giant cat came to where I lay she said, “Are you the Mister Theophilus that wrote for the three mice and made them famous?( I said yes) well, they gave you nothing but a bunch of lies,(I asked, “Nothing less?”) may… Continue reading OF THE FEUD BETWEEN CATS AND MICE (a poem in two parts) by Theophilus Femi Alawonde

WHAT MYSTERY! by Theophilus Femi Alawonde

Life- is a mystery. For there lie a million and one things that we know not. Life- is a mystery. For each day has a million and one events whose causes we know not. This life- with its myriad mysteries has but one mystery: It is worth living than giving up.

ALMAJIRI: THE HAUSA MALE by Theophilus ‘Femi Alawonde

The very day that Audu was born, his father said, ‘I will not raise a son!’ So the day he became five years, he was sent out admist his sisters’ tears. He was given a small hollow plate, and was told not to return home for food. He was to fend for himself as a… Continue reading ALMAJIRI: THE HAUSA MALE by Theophilus ‘Femi Alawonde

FOR AN UNSUNG HEROINE by Theophilus Femi Alawonde

for Lois .I. Alawonde, a multi-talented teen, who died of an unknown sickness, on the 11th of September, 2012. I write this as a song, for an heroine, unsung. She had uncommon talents, she was heavenly sent. She could beautifully sing, draw, design, she could do all without a flaw. Her character is what made… Continue reading FOR AN UNSUNG HEROINE by Theophilus Femi Alawonde