Remember when You thought things through, _____________________ When no impulsiveness could move you. _____________________ Now you move here and there with love's fickle wind, _____________________ Without any foundation To give solidity To your spirit. _____________________ He beckons, you crawl. _____________________ He crooks his finger, you run. _____________________ He smiles, you fly. _____________________ He breathes, you... Continue Reading →
Poem: Stop Searching.
Would you be satisfied If I squeezed myself Into a ball For you to use for kick-ups? _____________________ Would you be delighted If I only ever Folded backwards, Always available for your Special kind of Push-ups? _____________________ Would you like me To throw out my shoes So I can only walk on tiptoe, And be... Continue Reading →
Dating in your thirties: I need some technology.
When people ask me if I'm happy being single, I feel obligated to say no, because I'm a Nigerian woman in my thirties and that's what I'm expected to say. _____________________ The truth is that I have experienced more personal joy and creative growth as a single person than I have in any of my... Continue Reading →
Poem: Bitter-Sweet Valentine. #ValentinesDay ❤️💔
Bitter-Sweet Valentine, I know now that You were never mine. _____________________ I hope you don’t choke On your expensive wine, I hope your beard doesn’t catch fire, I hope your chocolates don’t Taste like lime. _____________________ I hope your lies Will keep you warm, As you hide from me Like a little worm. I hope... Continue Reading →
Poem: Break Me.
Several times, You tried to break me. I cried many tears, Enough to fill up the sea. My eyes hurt, But my tears had no sympathy. I was angry with me, But yet, I stayed. I let myself be at your mercy. Love. This is not what they told me You would be. I will... Continue Reading →