First, it was her uncle Her teacher was next Now she’s used to the struggle None can be as painful as the first She beats every man at this game Seven years experience is no joke ‘Blame me not. Don’t think I have no shame At ten, my uncle gave me the first stroke’ First,… Continue reading HER EXPERIENCE by Oku-ola Abiola Paul
He rules us – a fiery beast Supreme! Unquestionable fist He says he knows what’s best for all Through winter, summer, spring and fall To him we’re enslaved appliances To rule and stomp to compliance Our welfare his least agenda For his, we must run helter, skelter His broad shoulder is no shelter They do… Continue reading IS DAD GOD?
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
Those days are gone When I was your angel Proudly presented to your friends Those days are gone When with gentle kiss you woke me In your eyes I saw how inestimable I was Those days are gone When my feelings and choices you respected When in issues my views you requested Those days are… Continue reading THOSE DAYS ARE GONE
Down the dead beaten road, a disused chaise A breeze brings her scent, wafts of sobs You can feel her silent throes, a lamb running from foes But she endures, spurting her pleas, in the rain Broken petals of rose is her once envious pose Like the salt she melts under his brutal belts In… Continue reading A ROSE IN THE RAIN