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. […]
Hi there, long time no post. I probably shouldn’t bother you with my life problems but I need a minute of your time to get this off my chest… So, here goes nothing…
Lose it with the world Try it and thank me later Soothe the ache, Create a hole Fill one void We all are angry. Separate, divide Preach a thirst for freedom. Confused flock; Render hymns: songs of hope and loss Look closely, we drink from the same well. The epidemic only spreads. A cure we […]
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I thought I was depressed because of social media. I posted a picture of myself on Instagram and five minutes later, I deleted it, because nobody liked it. I thought I looked pretty in it. I genuinely loved the picture, but in a span of five minutes, I decided I…
The way she walks, the way she talks. There’s a twinkle in her eyes when she mentions the latest recipe she learnt from her online classes with http://www.sisijemimah.com. There’s an ever present despondency, hovering in the sky under which she walks. “It’s just a phase for the both of us , it’ll surely pass. ” […]
A story from Baba Agba, Under the Oak tree A woman… Sporting torn Iro and buba A rare, wonderful sight… or not. The power of life and death Occupies one space Now I know, why her tongue has creases The apple that falls far from the tree Gets crushed or mashed Amope eleèke eebu No […]
In your eyes I find home And the comfort that I seek.