South West, Nigeria
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Poems n Quotes

ONE LAST DOOR

It is best for us not to startFor I really do not want another heartbreak doseYou are not a  finisher? Kindly let us stay apartThis door is special, I do not want to close I want to appealDefend me, be my knightHelp me dear boyfriend to healDo it heartily, if it has to take you…
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MAMA, YOU NEED TO KNOW!

Mama needs to knowThat the man she calls ‘baba oko mi’Taught her beloved Agbeke AberuThe only child of Late Chief AberuThe twelve sex styles she knowsFrom the age of sevenWithout her knowledge Mama needs to knowThat periods she left me with Uncle ‘NiyiTo go to Ibeju marketI was at home getting bangedBy the man who…
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DECOMPOSITION OF VANITY

I awe I visually examineas you coddle your skin unnecessarilyspending millions to get the impeccable shapeforgetting your relationswho are starvingdo you care? Do I require to remind youthat decomposition of your beloved bodywill commence four minutes after your death?oh! You are not cognizantthat your system will relinquish enzymesand victual your cells from inside out. Decelerate…
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NO ROOM TO NESTLE

It starts with a whistle  The one that will be so subtle  With the invisible voice you start to wrestle  Its shout will startle  You sought to scuttle  To any haven in your heart’s castle  The voice is faster leaving you to crawl like a turtle  Hey, note, it is not gentle  It is like…
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DO NOT WAKE ME UP!

I am really a weirdoWhen it comes to sleepI fall asleep on the couchPlease don’t wake me up I feel like a creepOrdinary sleep I cannot keepI can lose it all and weepIt can be that bad. I am a light sleeperThe slightest beep or peep wakes me upI would be awake for a long…
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ALLOW ME SLUMBER IN PEACE

I verbally expressed it aforeI want to say it againLet me have a good night sleep! When I lay on my bed to sleepdo not weepfor the sound that eludesfrom your vocal chordscan keep me awake again for another three hours Let me sleepand please do not creepfor the cracking of your bonescan keep me…
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MR. COMPULSORY EVIL

Compulsory evilLike weevilCrawls in to eradicateThe best you haveLeaving you with the worstStuck on you like your shadow Horns like devil’sIt knocks you downAnd packs you up with his shovelThrowing you on the dirtiest of all dumpsiteYou cry, he is not perturbedYou shrink, he grows fatYou cannot let him go and he knows You take…
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REINCARNATION

The death was untimelyI visually perceived you all wailingThe pain was unbearableI could optically discern it so visibly inditedIt was a short stayI have to go back and consummate my dreamsEither way I laughed as I transformedI was exculpated as I rans-migratedThe celerity was astonishingI felt like a super heroThe pain subsidedI felt an incipient…
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COLOUR ME

Colour me PurpleYou ken I am simple so on me, do not trampleMy emotions do not cripple; my ecstasy, let it come in multipleCan I be your disciple? Show me to your love TempleLet me learn, alone, away from other people Colour me RedMy strength, let it be alimentedMy impuissance, please pronounce deadOn this bed,…
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DON’T ASK!

Don’t ask meWhy my breast is saggingAsk me about the three comely childrenThat suctioned my breast for two years eachThank God in my life for the robust way they lookAppreciate the good job my breast didIn flowing ceaselessly with opulent milk Don’t ask meWhy my tummy is not flatAsk me about having a foetus who…
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