Archives for Expressions

FROM THE GRAVE

    I knew you’ve been cheating on me! You screamed and stormed out of the room. Perplexed and in a state of panic I
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YOU WALKED AWAY

  You said we were a mistake and you wanted to leave. I said OK and shrugged nonchalantly. You looked into my eyes to see
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THE WIFE 

  Like a little child who only washes his belly when bathing, I rubbed my belly after eating her food. She smiled at me and
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ADUKE

  Aduke Omo Ade Osun you spellbound even the greatest warrior in the land you caused traffic in the realm of the gods daily they
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IF…

  Sat she by the cooking pot watching him hurry off to school why him and not her? a question she dares not ask the
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I CAN’T TELL

  Silenced by his contemptible breath His stinging words like Spartan warriors wrestled my mind to the pitch of fear And terrified not to invoke
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BLACK VALENTINE

Why the story ‘Black Valentine’? My good friend Mike Ofori Gyasi (I hope he doesn’t read this lol) once called me to be present for
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LIKE ME NOT

Like me not Oh, dearest stranger For thy own sake I beg you For within my breast is a vault of hate Filled with broken
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BEFORE YOU

Before you There were many With sunshine promises On scarlet lips Beguiling me into a fairy world Where my head got lost in pinkie clouds
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