WELCOME BACK by Ijalusi Oluwatola Samuel

Many moons I wait all all alone Dreaming of your coming Sponsored by past memories. In pain and boredom, In anxiety and astringent, In love and patience. I await your coming. My morals and dignity My virtues and virginity Banking all for your return, Hoping you would in return. I...

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A WISP OF MEMORY: by Peter Jokoh

Fun filled days of my yesterpast How I wished it would forever last Thunders didn’t rumble when we met But something more than natural we did felt Back then when uniforms were compulsory Being together eased the worry Fate dropped a twig on your path Wasn’t your fault, just life’s...

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TOGETHER APART

Our love stole the moonlight Accustomed by the festive night, Submitting us into silence painting the pictures of Adam and Eve, Studying our body’s reactions. Fondling and kissing Admiring and caressing, The breeze and trees intensively paid minds on us, We had a rendezvous of our destiny inspiring each other,...

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BACK FOR YOUR LOVE

I’m back to love you truly, Not to beat about the bush. This special love felt in my soul Comes once in a blue moon, It’s like nothing I’ve ever felt. You may never forgive my shortcomings, But don’t keep me at arm’s length, Forget that we bandied words, Forget...

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I WON’T RAISE MY VOICE

  I gave you so much power You reigned as you wished It was meant to last much longer But even the memories are perished I hope you feel free now After everything that went down Did you read meaning into my words? Did you try to understand them? Or...

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AMANDATION

I’d love to look back But it seems I have a strained neck. Or maybe I have had enough of your games. Your games are as dirty as pigs. Will I look back over a broken promise? Or can I gather back the broken egg? No. You are now my...

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EMPTY YOU

“The truths I speak are not lies”. Those are the words your lips mould out. They run through my soul like gospel And put my body and soul at ease You turned me into a zombie With your sweet red tongue Our conversations were heavenly I bet the angels were...

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THIS SHAME IS ON YOU

I have finally decided you are vain Now, I’ll pen down my pain I don’t care if you see this as a story Be sure you will be consumed by this fury Loneliness raped my soul Emptiness screwed me each passing second I desired a panacea, like a lonely star...

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