POEM| I Don’t Want To Lose You

I feel you in my belly

but I’m trying to act normal

my entire body is changing

and it’s all because of you

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POEM| I Fought The Addiction

You were my drug,
a drug I thought I could never let go of.
You were my escape,
when I wanted a break from reality.
You knew the real me,
behind the facade I showed the rest of the world.

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POEM| Because You Love Me

wake me up with breakfast in bed
because you want to feed me

send me roses at work
because you know I love them

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Why Do We Say Things We Don’t Mean?

I find myself saying things I don’t mean often not because I wish to lie but more because I have automatic replies I’ve constructed in my head.

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I Wonder

I wonder if crunchy nut is still your favorite cereal and if you still drink vodka straight from the bottle.

I wonder if you still stay on the phone for hours talking to your family and if you still stay on the phone till you fall asleep.

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Lagos Living | Lagos International Poetry Festival

The fourth Lagos International Poetry Festival was scheduled for Oct 31st – Nov 4th 2018 and I had the opportunity of attending one of the events. I heard about the festival on instagram as I did not know this festival even existed before then. At my book club’s last hangout(yes I’m a member of a […]

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POEM|My Day

I’ve been waiting
patiently waiting

for my day

the day I will be noticed
the day I will be appreciated

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POEM|Almost

even though I know we’re really different

I almost believe you and I are really alike

even though I know you don’t know what love is

I almost believe you when you say you love me

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POEM|The Rain #2

The rain holds a beauty

no one can truly get enough of

It’s scary yet calming

It’s annoying yet welcoming

It’s controlling yet pleasing

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