KAYEEFI by Yemi Osadiya

After KAYEEFI was born and bath Her veil was as tattered as a torn net Only a few friending shame vowed partnership. As time crept to welcome stages Her emergence and nature became a star She fights moral at every quarter Riding on the wings of civilization Her Veil peeled off, now in pure nakedness… Continue reading KAYEEFI by Yemi Osadiya

ALIEN CULTURE

Here is a generation Alien culture is welcomed With a bride price Our culture is bastardised and set ablaze Damsels are here with ancient dressings Lingerie and nudity is displayed with pride Lads appear with strange signs on the ear and hairdo on the skull They are from afar, in closets, they are damsels Modest… Continue reading ALIEN CULTURE

IN THE NAME OF VOGUE

You said it’s a vogue So you appear like rogue, Intentionally dragging a million eyes to sin With your expensive elegant rag You said it’s a fashion When you exhibit your flappy breasts Sagging like pig’s waist Can you blame the sun who punished them Made them dry and wrinkled Like the village mason’s clay… Continue reading IN THE NAME OF VOGUE

DEAR SISTER

I pen this down to you My blood, my flesh, my sister I chew these words To feed you in bits Listen sister, Innocence grows to lust When they see your cleavages Ah! Your heavy perfumes Are toxins to male spirits Do you too stand At junctions Waiting diligently For wealthy phalluses Why expose your… Continue reading DEAR SISTER

ESSAYLET TO A WOMAN (a satiric parody of patriarchal attitudes to women)

You who adore the ladies with such praise, Their hearts to gladden, their esteem to raise, Why waste your words on many a woman, Knowing that none can ever be a man? ‘Tis written in their faces like a text; ‘We are the fairer and fouler sex.’ The ‘priceless virtues’ are too scarce to meet,… Continue reading ESSAYLET TO A WOMAN (a satiric parody of patriarchal attitudes to women)