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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…

What will people say?

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I've seen giantsEnd up as dwarfsTaj Mahal blueprintsEnd up as unpublished drafts. I've seen CheckmatesEnd up as lossesFor the player, was checkingMates paces to run personal races.Rocks have been reduced to ashesFor they were scared of harsh…

Love and Fear

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They say love is comforting But I swear it has me scared to death You tell me you're stressed I hear you're completely fatigued You tell me you're hungry I hear you've been starving for days You tell me you're cold I hear you're…

Peacock

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You beat your chest all the time, Inflicting pains to your innocent heart, Now it wails like a hungry toddler whose mother voyaged away with all the milk. You beat your chest all the time, And crowned yourself a demigod, screaming of your…

Tears

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I promised I'd let myself cry whenever I needed to and it took this decision to help me realize Tears aren't enough Growing up, I cried a lot from pain, more emotional than physical I always cried. This might've been okay, maybe but I'm…
What used to bother me bothers me no more.

What used to bother me, bothers me no more.

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Yesterday was a Sunday that had me asking: -where the Sun dey? But things that bothered me,Bothers me no more,For I've come in terms with the fact that there are some things I'll never know, -like who God's mom is. Maybe when I see…

YOUR CONTEMPT TO ME MEANS NOTHING.

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You may write my sins on to the heavens And cause me problems, a score of twenty-seven. You may raise dust around with your busy feet And Increase the volume of the noise you call music. You may strip my happiness naked and push me to…

I Bet My Life On You

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I know you'll say it doesn't make senseAll of the insults I takeFor your sake,That sometimes, being polite is rudeBeing rude to myself,And love is but just a ruse. I know you'll say reckless loving,Is a fool's mayhemEndless obsessionIs a…

Monsters And Balloons

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My monsters gave me a grinWhen I was little they gave dreamsBut I've long grownAnd life has reshaped them into frightening gnomes.My monsters gave me a grinBut as an Adult, they give me chillsFor my innocence life has whippedAnd I'm tempted…

The Elections (Spoken Word Poetry)

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I am ET Godspower, a native of Bayelsa State, Nigeria. I do spoken word poetry professionally and this is my excerpt for the Nigerian elections. Download The Elections (mp3) https://youtu.be/VzejgRTRw4w Godspower is not a newbie to…