Incisions from Matthew’s cane


Complement of the season INCISIONS FROM MATTHEW'S CANE When we heard sizzling at our window panes, We rushed out with our bowls to collect water, Heavens blessing, Until Mathew hurry towards us with his cane, Eyes filled with lightenings flashing through our hearts Feeding us fear.... Matthew screamed and screamed  thunderbolts, We rushed inside the …

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Love?


LOVE? Oh! Valentine, White shirt and red tie, blue sky with dying sun husband and wife, Moon-star lovers, love! love!! Is it not? When there are Sahara stomachs, with its serpents hissing thunder, waiting for our sprinkling of water. where there are trees without barks, chameleons of torn garments, but,we change garment like the sky, …

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MOONLIGHT SONATA


MOONLIGHT SONATA From the weeping wounds of these men I bring verses of agony,written in ink of blood. On the faces of these morning stars, I see lines,marks of violence,deep mourning scars. Instead of the beautiful songs of birds the wonderful whistling of the wind I hear thunderbolt of wailings when death pierce the flesh …

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Poem: Abeni


Abeni! Sometimes,life plays songs on threads of spiderweb for guitar's string in the stages and pages of our every sunrise to sunset. But,Abeni! May life's palm wine tapper tap you wine wine that stench not. May life's waitress serve you this wine's settlement. Note: Abeni is a feminine Yoruba name. Please comment below. Feel free …

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RIME OF TEARS


Rime of tears Mountainous skin befriends crocodile skin black skins with disease as its kin. The protruding stomach aches of emptiness munching their food, are hands blessed with fullness. In their trials, the sun, their tears fry peace, into their midst pry. Like the sky, their heads chameleon its garment turning puppets of alien garments. …

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