My name is not matter

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This body swelled and stored fat without my permission. It shoved off measurements and proportions as it bloomed into society's black book. I try to convince myself that a giraffe is not a model because every elephant has a trunk but I do…

When your friend is sad

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When your friend is sad Like a cloak with a mind of its own Sadness doctors strangely upon you It wraps itself around your neck to restrict your freedom and trails along behind you to distort your steps Your mind should feel like home but…

REST

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People assume that I’m okay, Ironical, strange, tragic. They see that I’m tall and strong and so they bring them; Sweaty backs, laden with the stench of trouble Stomach’s swirling with too much wine Head full of discordant thoughts and…

Wright

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Wrong isn't wrong, it is just a little less right It is wright we scream to ourselves. To him who is pure, all things are pure. and so the rest of us who are tainted see everything through skewed lenses calling the world grey so our…

I was born a sinner

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I was born a sinnerBut I promise I will be better. I didn't choose the natureBut my choices ain't yoursI grew up in streets that are hotFor the men are cold. I lay blamesLike for me, no good foundation was laid. I believe in a higher…

I don't trust humans.

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I don't trust humansWhy should I? Same folks that make the peace sign with the index and middle fingerUse the same fingers to imitate a gun. And when writing me a peace letterSupports the biro tightly with the middle finger. Why should…

I'll, not because I will.

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I'll cry, not because it's fun But because they need to confirm that I'm alive. I'll walk, not because I feel crawling sucks But void of growth, who am I? I'll be off to school Long before I understand what it is. I'll fall…

PEACE IN NIGERIA

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The labor of our heroes past shall never be in vain. Their labor was to build a nation where Peace and Justice shall reign. These are the lines from our National Anthem. But with the way things are going, It looks we've failed our heroes…

ELECTION VIOLENCE

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He sits at home dictating what you should do. His children abroad, away from the fire. Yet you pick up your gun and fight one another. In the end, you face the consequences And he's safe at home, fulfilled in his desire. His children…

HATE SPEECH

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Speak the truth at all time. We will decide who holds the mantle. Leading us to the promised Land, With love and never with HATE. They tell you what they want you to hear. You spread the news without verifying. Breeding hate inside of…