For the ones we love. For the ones we've loved. For the ones forever resident in our hearts. And most especially, for us. A TRANSIENT LIFE Death stuns us all - How a friendly hug yesterday Can easily turn mourns. How joyful His and Hellos Can someday mean forever-farewells. It stuns us all. It does. … Continue reading A TRANSIENT LIFE
It is not out of place if I say that the quest for 'continental relevance' is what had deteriorated and still is deteriorating the economy of Nigeria as a nation. This is a call for a modification of Nigeria's foreign policy. CONTINENTAL RELEVANCE No one should be judged for ingratitude, Nor condemned for a negative … Continue reading CONTINENTAL RELEVANCE
There's an emerging stereotype about my nation, an abhorrent identity. Like other well-meaning Nigerians, I would like to reiterate that: "Not all Nigerians are fraudsters". The 80-man list of suspected conmen (of which most are Nigerian nationals) released by the US Government shouldn't be a basis for such repugnant labeling on Nigeria (or Nigerians). My … Continue reading QUINTESSENTIALLY NIGERIAN
I originally composed this poem with the title 'Nightmare Plea' on the 7th of September, 2017. It was a personal experience, I hope you can relate to it and get the horror I'm painting. Happy reading. INCUBUS - SLEEP PARALYSIS Paralyzed on my bed, Tossing and struggling; Unaware of current position, Lacking self strength, lacking … Continue reading INCUBUS – SLEEP PARALYSIS
They weren't right. They only planted a notion in your mind which you now live by. THE OVERCOMER IN ME Searched my mind and found fears and doubts abound. To unlock this faithless mind, there must be a rewind. For these fears aren't mine, these doubts cost no dime. A stranger paid the fine. Strived … Continue reading THE OVERCOMER IN ME
There is an adage in Yoruba - "Kí ló ń dún màhuru mó mi lójú?" (what is that trying to intimidate me?). We all have challenges to deal with in life. In the face of these challenges, do we stand strong in bravery or fidget in cowardice? In this episode of mission #OWE (Operation to Write Everyday), I implore readers to share their revolutionary conquests with others. How have you confronted life challenges? Someone out there, in a similar condition, is in dire need of a way out.