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Our Father

Our Father
Who art,
Are not
In heaven
Not in hell
Not anywhere
Hallow be my words
My kneeled obligations
In a church made from… 81 more words


White Girl

I was sitting at the rear of the Ikorodu bound BRT bus (those red ones with fancy adverts plastered on their body), nonchalant to the usual eccentricities commonplace to all BRT buses in Lagos. 1,150 more words


As I Sit In This Starbucks...

I am drinking my venti peppermint mocha (I am usually more of a coffee snob to drink such a flavored drink but it’s just so gooooooood), I am applying for graduate schools. 538 more words

Musings And Personal

My Mother's Hair Lies

About her age
But the creasing
Around her eyes
10 children
And bills due
30 years of marriage.
Her hair
Shines in the sun
Her lines
With laughter.


If You Can

If you can,
Crave with me the murmured voices,
The hidden melancholic melodies in my
Wandering mind
Roaming to the better parts of past times… 101 more words



I sometimes sleep so soundly
That I’m afraid I’ve died.

The objects in my mirror
Are closer than they appear,
But I’m too prone to whiplash… 35 more words


Black Men and White Girls

I always had a dream that one day I would work for an international organisation let’s say the United Nations. This dream led me to join our schools MSMUN team. 668 more words

Black Men