Archives for Poetry

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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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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BE GONE

Leave me be dear one You’re a threat to my peace A danger to the tranquility of my soul For my heart leaps upon its
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IF YOU HAD ASKED

If you had asked I’d have given you the heavens I’d have plucked the stars Away from the stems of the sky And drop them
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A LADY OF JULY

Face like a rose garden Sweet fragrance of summer hues Sending my senses to war With a beauty only the hands of God could have
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TINSEL IN ABYSS

I sort answers, I sort changes A momentarily escape from this cage which is my life, Would be bliss So I listened Not to the
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PROMISE ME NOT

Promise me not That you’ll love me tomorrow For you might not live to see it Tell me not of your plans, of the glorious
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A WORSHIP

Will I not spend a lifetime staring into your eyes? Sky diamonds radiating in glorious display Nose chords like Heaven’s road, Will I not banish
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