(H)EART(H) OF DARKNESS

What a wonderful world! A beautiful composite of opposites: Behold nature in her beauty And man in his foolery Ravaging everywhere like a colossus; His heart, dangerously obnoxious Who can understand the pit? Heart of darkness! Earth of blessedness! What a wonderful world! Written by: Oladipo Gbenro Eyitayo Edited by: Kukogho Iruesiri Samson

FATE AND I

I caught Fate Scribbling on my parchment And watched her pencil dance Out the words ‘Gloom’. So I came at her With an eraser And battered her G For a B. Then, Chalk in aged hands, She quavered ‘Grief’ on my slate. But I washed them off With salted tears And made my slate Tabula… Continue reading FATE AND I