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 in the wake of all… Continue reading GONE TOO SOON

#BringBackOurGirls: SO SADLY THEIR SOULS

So Sadly so their Souls So Sadly So Their souls Ours was a barrel of laughter that they will come home Our eagle eyes of tomorrow They could make our earth a heaven How come this vulture wears the eye of a dove? Our innocent children Their laughter and hope for their homes How come… Continue reading #BringBackOurGirls: SO SADLY THEIR SOULS

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 another youth carrying the jobless-kwano… Continue reading MENTAL REALIGNMENT

#BringBackOurGirls: SHALL WE WAIT STILL

Ever seen a man who lost his soul? Left with his heart rigid like a stone His humanity can be seen, but through a hole His life, his seeds will live to atone He’s like a gastropod A yard away from his shell Sojourns without his conscience onboard Seeks for pleasure in itinerary of hell… Continue reading #BringBackOurGirls: SHALL WE WAIT STILL

#BringBackOurGirls: WHEN WILL THEY BRING US BACK HOME

We are the girls from Chibok Was it a crime that we strove for our right The write to know all that in in the book Would our quest not be for our nation’s good Alas, we languish now in the hands of beasts They lied when they say we need not education Is life… Continue reading #BringBackOurGirls: WHEN WILL THEY BRING US BACK HOME

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 praised without any foul So… Continue reading OF A NATION

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 media Altering incantations of doom… Continue reading THE ASUU FESTIVAL

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? I sweat, awake midnights, for… Continue reading O! GP