GONE TOO SOON

Slain by feigned exuberances, Damaged dreams and unused chances, Prejudiced ordinances And several worthless hisses… Lying limp among the shards of reason, Where against the wall it was smitten Scholarliness now lacks season, This is treason, our fingers each bear the crimson. There is guilt on our consciences, A dint...

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MENTAL REALIGNMENT

My names are Uchechukwu Musa Abiola …Sometimes I’m Adanna Aisha Bola i am that student who learnt from a cracked blackboard filled with half-thoughts, scribbled by hands bored authored by blank minds needing enlightenment excuse my folly, I need mental realignment you’ll find me in Lagos, Onitsha and Kano just...

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OF A NATION

Encapsulated in extreme jingoism There hegemony are long buried Along wonder lane of altruism While the nation gyre in lustful greed In an empire built of grace Endue with pearl and qualified ace Men of semblable thought and race Whirl in exciting dirty furnace Carnaging of brethren souls Is but...

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THE ASUU FESTIVAL

The gods do not take fattened cows They feed on human dreams A biennial festival of shame At the temple of knowledge Its altar is drenched by dreams and despair Its priests watch with fake benignity As wearied dancers twist to intricate beats Of ancient sting See them in the...

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O! GP

In deep worries I lay Even after timely making the hay You have claimed to determine my honour And if you fail, I bear the horror If I make a big effort you crawl Then you ignore if average But when I fail you run Why are you so jealous?...

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