POET OF THE WEEK: OLANREWAJU MOSES-POET

Olanrewaju Moses Oluwatobi is in the spotlight as out Poet of The Week (#POTW). Born on the 6th of August 1997, the first male child, third out of five children, Olanrewaju hails from Abeokuta South in Ogun State, Nigeria. He studied at the Local Government School Two, Sango Ota, and Community High...

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I WON MYSELF

Dust kissed the sole of my feet as I trod upon the ground valiantly a herculean task was set before me I peered into my heart and courage was visible I peeked at a mirror and I saw a fidgeting image whose image was it? I battled in a bottle...

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WALLS OF UNENDING SCARS

I I have seen The four walls Coated with gory hand-prints Of criminals and suspects In-scripting awkwardness Pleading for a public presentation I stared at slogans Screaming…. “we die…innocent” “i was here” “and so what” “are you the president?” “dem go fire me” “na today” “…save us” My heart tears...

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FORGIVENESS

All around me I see the faces that are hurting I hear the hearts splintering under the weight of your betrayal Everything once shared fast withering into nothingness Visions of a future with you teetering on the precipice of expulsion I feel the trust – once so priceless – disintegrating...

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