If I had an HYMEN

Throwback Tuesday #boychildday #savetheboychild #boysarenotstones #Nov11th I found the phrase I jotted a month ago (and forgot) which will now become the title of this poem. I know it’s celebrated and past but… I couldn’t resist the urge to write something on it. I’m in love with this title so I still very much intend […]

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Imperfection is bae

The idea that someone should be a certain way, behave a certain way doesn’t necessitate they have to be it in an extreme way. I, for one, thinks there shouldn’t be no such yard stick for measurement as good or bad. We’re humans, made of emotions, most times conflicting. It depends on situations, circumstances or […]

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The things people don’t say..

The words Cleave on to the roof tops of my mouth Out, from the fortress of my mind From the warmth of my hearts arse Naked, unashamed, into the spotlight Exposed to the eyes of scavengers Fangs of predators Devoured, devalued Food for prejudice, criticism This power that wields no force left in the hands […]

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Feminism (April, 2016)

Today I’m going to share my first poem ever, yeah I know, it’s taken so much courage to do this, not that I ain’t proud of my first poem or I don’t feel it nice enough to post; something about it just made me feel I’m exposing a part of myself to the world. Sounds […]

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Moments

It changed me It did change me I know you’re interested in what changed me and I’ll come to that but first, let me tell you something about me I used to wish that time could bear wings and fly by, So I can achieve my dreams quicker I mean, the hours were lazy, Days […]

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Anxiety disorder

Sometime in 2002, In Oklahoma, USA, a couple of years before I would return back to Nigeria, I was coming back home from my high school when a few blocks from my house, I became really weak and feverish, by the time I got to my doorstep, I was visibly shivering and extremely hot, my […]

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I cried again..

Today, I saw a painting It was a painting I made of Dad A silhouette of him, With his back facing me It was pretty and pithy Smeared with sad tears And splotches of mothers’ charcoal dusts I remembered I had cried painting it I cried again.. Because, maybe if he was an angel I […]

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7 health benefits of Avocados

They Avocado is the fruit of the avocado tree with a characteristic green colour, a fleshy inside and a seed, which is discarded along with the peel. It can be eaten raw, or added to various other dishes due it’s rich taste. It has become the favorite food for health conscious individuals especially the keto […]

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FIRE & ROCKS III

FIRE & ROCKS III   She finished the cold meal silently and dropped the plate, now that she was finished eating she couldn’t evade the questions in his eyes. She decided to ask “What brought you?” “My mom is dying”. He said straight up. She saw the desperation now as he wasted no time finding […]

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Hidden Diamond

Title – Hidden diamond Deep in the core of our essence Lies a yolk, pure and unsullied Devoted to its stand; It, like a mother brings forth life And death in block blows Beyond it’s false pretense, Is a gruesome genuineness Beyond it’s cloak of mischief A hurting heart is hidden Begs proudly to be […]

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