A child I once was, who had a story to tell. But how could I? I said to myself. I was a gift to the world, But wrapped in plain sheets; Considering me just a boy; With paranoia and a keeping to myself.   I grew up on the outside. Remaining a child on the […]

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On top my matter they did sit Each one burning pouring heat “That girl too dey show Walahi!  she go soon know For this fight I stand fit! Ready for her to defeat” But I’ve got a backbone And their threat I’ve outgrown With my sword I rule the world I’ve got sledge And I’ve […]

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They called us blacks They said that we are a black people And we began to see ourselves as such You see, with them there are some topics that are just too delicate to touch So we evade them, and we stay silent They say that we are a dependent people People who do not […]

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Our people say,one who brings cola-nut brings life So i present to you this poetic cola-nut As we eat,let our wisdom grow taller than the iroko tree Our son’s and daughters will never be captured by stupidity Let our women be more fruitful for plenty Poetry is a white linen on a peasant skin Kings […]

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Once, I had a conversation with an angel Where he came from I couldn’t tell But the flap of his wings made my head swell So I said “Dear Angel, I want to have wings like you” He replied softly and said “Your words give you wings”   He said “Flap, Flap” Words were uses […]

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Words give me wings to fly above the plight of the common man Above the tide of the sea to see beyond the oceans peace for my people in despair fighting for air of freshness and life of ease. Words give me wings to fly into the dreams of the kid on the street begging […]

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My life is a dream that’s way too real, Diabolic thoughts convicted my faith, I’ve been down for too long, I’m a diamond still in the dirt , This thing called life is wicked, The pain it stabbed me with injured my soul, The pain shattered my heart, My existence is soaked in pain, I’m […]

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Words! Wings!! Heights!!! I’ve got words, same as thou: but Never a quantum leap in flights Flabby blabby thoughts ruin thy plot Life of pains, destinies in plights Shattered by actions of prodigies And who can say it all nor act it all? Only time, sunrise, light, it seems Chippy and choppy i was reckoned […]

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Though I don’t fly high up in the sky, But of course I’ve got things that makes me feel fly. Words! see these words gives wings to my mind; they make me sour high-up in the sky, still these words makes me dig deep down within; searching for the me in me. With words I […]

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Man’s greatest problem isn’t war Or genocide It isn’t bomber’s nature of suicide Or crop killing human from overdose of fungicide… No Man’s problem isn’t in the rising CO2 level in the sky The Escalating fuel price No it is nor of that Man’s greatest problem is found in his heart And we can’t use […]

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