THE REASON

Your social life will steadily grind to a halt No more outings, no more clubbing No more constant sitting out with the gang You will have to leave the party earlier To return home and to her waiting arms… That is the reason why you shouldn’t get married But that...

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A SAFE PLACE TO FALL

Everyone wants a safe place to fall That place where there’s no insecurity at all where love can be seen shining like a star Such feeling that’s devoid of any spot or scar Whenever I sit alone, I’m thinking Even when I stand, I’m always thinking Walking or sleeping, I...

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A NIGHT AFTER

The moon strangled the sun to his last breath And now ules proudly after his death My eyelids won’t kiss each other Can’t sleep, can’t bear that we are not together My delicate ears wish to quiver At the romantic sound of your gentle whisper You, my heart beats for...

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BLACK AND BLUE

First punch August visitor, never expected Oh baby I’m sorry he gushed There will be no more she thought Second punch He said it was all her fault Just do what I want he barked A zombie robot She danced to the punches of the piper First kick Bathroom mirror...

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FRAGILE WORDS

In the height of my fervor In the intoxication of my emotions At that moment when my heart is in control When my brain is soaked in chemicals And my blood flows with concentrated hormones I said those words Now that I arise from my stupor And awaken from my...

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MY HEN PECKING WIFE

I’ve got a Hen-pecker for a wife, every single moment with her is stress, She pecks away at a grain that is me, screaming this, shouting that, Oh Lord have mercy on me!” i’ve got a perpetual ring in my head, not from aches but from the lead she shoots...

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THEIR MISTAKE

HE loving and caring friendly and cheerful SHE Proud and stone hearted Troublesome and ungodly LOVE He thought love will make her change He wanted to be there for her THE HOME Like cat and dog, they box and bite Peace, they never gave a room   Written by: Oguntoyinbo...

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GOD, I NEED A GIRL

How I wish I could find A loving girl Smiling with shining teeth And deep blue eyes How I wish I could find A brilliant girl Walking with straight legs Praying with closed eyes How I wish I could find A pretty girl Singing with charming voice And sweet accent

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RAISE VOICES FOR HALIMA

Shall the thieving locusts be allowed to loot posterity’s treasures while we watch – as mute as shadows? Or the longings of hungering men Fed with the hymen of babes? As skewed eyes hold gaze with clouds? Shall her innocence Be merchandised at matrimonial markets? That our purses may be...

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ABIKU

  Luminous belle of recreation – She lifted our darkness-haunted lives Salvaged our Africa from dooming claws Of invisible, retrogressive powers Holy powers emanating from dark doldrums Of course they love darkness more than her Before the cock could end its crow Her death comes, casting darkness Upon the living...

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