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Surviving the Dark

26 Nov 2020 1 minute read 5 comments BlacKween

The moon is caressing the oceanic blue night sky. The crickets are in harmony with the dying buzz of this day. Melodies of the night have come alive As the monsters hiding under this bed. Old ghosts are reclaiming their usual space Even after being l...

Groans From an Anguished Heart

27 Nov 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Harry01

Psalms 38 O  Lord, don’t rebuke me in your anger      or discipline me in your rage! Your arrows have struck deep,      and your blows are crushing me. Because of your anger, my whole body is sick;      my health is broken because of my sins. My guil...

My Refuge

26 Nov 2020 1 minute read 0 comments GodlessVirtue

  You were my refuge when the dark came over, when I needed the light. You brought the smile that changed everything back to good and bright. You brought beauty to all things and didn’t even know it. Now that you’re gone, in the eye of the dark, the...

Happy Birthday, Eunice.

23 Nov 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Olawalium

Yesterday was her birthday and I was unable to post the poem I wrote for her. Eunice is an amazing friend to me. We have known each other for a long time now and the funny thing is, we have actually never met in person. That is the power of the blo...

God Showed Up.

26 Nov 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Olawalium

This year has been rough Everyone at some point had it tough At every single turn, you hear the cough Sign of oppression with corruption With a slice of massacre and intimidation Garnished with unpredictability and chaos This year has been up and d...

Anastasia.

23 Nov 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Olawalium

I love this amazing woman, no lie She gives good vibes, making me fly She is honest and loyal, never a sly She is my gist buddy, we flow, never dry I just want to see her happy, never to cry See as person pikin fine die (see as someone's daughter i...

Is it too much to ask?

23 Nov 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Espandor

Born to this Inferiority, was never known to me where it came from Sometimes I sit in this uncertainty, obsessing with divided attention Wasn't feeling right in all round, but somehow didn't feel wrong in any form I drink from the pot of my ancestor...

This Is Nigeria.

24 Nov 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Olawalium

​Image Source.​​​ This is Nigeria, most people want an escape Either way, it comes, even if it is in a tape Everyone wants to be that hero in a cape Our dignity every time they openly rape Leaving us to hang out dry, utterly out of shape They hoard...

Daughter, unborn

24 Nov 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Valentine09

Your face I’ve seen a thousand times, though yet You remain unborn. Amidst my day dreams, I’ve seen your smile and your woman’s scorn. The shy way you will giggle, even though You haven’t yet learned when to laugh or cry Or for what reason those arou...

“Rionnach Maoim”

7 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments Jtfried

“Rionnach Maoim”A Gaelic word meaning: ‘the shadows that clouds cast on moorland on a windy day.’What a delightful word image,How musical andHow like life. Our “now” is but a passing thing.Whether it be shadow or full sun,Snow or rain.Days of labor...