Forward

We are holding our breaths and counting each second to know which will be the last, or when a savior, anything; a symbol, a great shake to put all this to an end, somewhere behind us.  We tried to leave unnoticed: a struggle between the Tilapia and Fisherman. All night long, Fisherman is on watch, […]

Ships

Ships at a distance have every man’s wish on board. For some they come in with the tide. For others they sail forever on the horizon, never out of sight, never landing until the Watcher turns his eyes away in resignation, his dreams mocked to death by Time. That is the life of men. -Zora […]

Block

My height leaves you short My strides render you small Small small And small enough to wanna bring me down Admit it, I scare you. Believe that, you’ll be fine. Though you try Bring me down you can’t I’ll give that to you And let it slide While I try to look up the difference […]

What Mothers Become

Originally posted on DolphinEyes:
Every day when your mother returns from the market It was you, always, who welcomes her at the door. You were her first child And she would always have a smile for you. It was the same smile she wore when the Midwife bundled you into her arms You should have…

My Love Story

I loved to read. Wetin I dey talk sef, I still love reading.Words take me places where I feel anything is possible, in my imagination and reality. I remember I used to read anything in sight; I looked forward to Daddy’s newspaper delivery every morning especially on weekends. Saturday and Sunday editions of Daily Sun […]

Is It That Hard?

So I  put up this picture as my Whatsapp display picture and I’ve been getting varieties of comments, one of which read: “If you’re hard to love, then it’s weakness on your part that you need to change/ work on”. My thoughts? IT👏IS👏NOT👏THAT👏HARD👏 and is definitely not a weakness!  Let me get this straight, I […]

Passage

Dear River, Your endless stretch amazes me Water, Your purity beguils me. I see over the horizon. Sea; so blue, a perfect hue, Reverence is due. From the East, West, North and spheres South, I come to you. Take my anguish Relieve my pain Let them to your ends flow Far beyond the sunset glow. […]