UNCLE JERO THE SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHER by Olawale Ibiyemi

I Often he speaks with the charm of an angel, his words filliping the minds that listen like a feather He is the priest standing by the altar of unrighteousness ready to sacrifice hymens; knife between thighs. Predator preaches peace peacefully and piece by piece Reason is stripped of her arsenal, Reason lies naked in… Continue reading UNCLE JERO THE SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHER by Olawale Ibiyemi

SHE’S 14

She’s fourteen, not yet eighteen In her tummy a baby kicks May be one, two, even three She’s fourteen not yet eighteen Puberty rushing her out of her teen Fleshy thoughts, foxy eyes follow the thing To temptation she yields, like honey to a bee She’s fourteen not yet eighteen In her tummy a baby… Continue reading SHE’S 14

STRENGTH OF A WOMAN…TEARS OF A BOY

It all started a few years back… The lord of the house enjoyed each smack She… the bruised reed Her tears… each drop Made me the crippled war steed It’s one thing to be strong, And yet another thing in front of fear Insult stills the tongue She fights a battle she can’t fight She… Continue reading STRENGTH OF A WOMAN…TEARS OF A BOY

THE BUTCHER, THE CHICK AND CHRISTMAS

I heard; yes, I overheard The butchers in the kitchen, stroking their beard, Saying “Christmas stew is already smeared, And we won’t await the growth of the baby bird” Disappointed, Hurried off my heels to mother hen “The old butchers are coming for your chick” “Let them tarry not”, said she then “But their price… Continue reading THE BUTCHER, THE CHICK AND CHRISTMAS