Little Lines – 05 It was then the talking stage for me The little conversations That grew into deep-seated ones Like daily doses of a rare elixir A mixture of care, concern, and Love It was the voice and words for me The many things we talked about The random songs we burst into The […]
Little Lines – 04 It was first the courteousness for me Posh, prim, and proper Like one from an aristocratic dynasty Raised with royalty flowing in her veins The words came out with thoughtful precision To the good, the bad, and to all Yet with kindness and understanding Like one well-taught of the Lord How […]
Note to Self
One day, you will look back at your life today and laugh. You will laugh so hard at how you once barajẹ́ because you though the situation was insurmountable and thought God had forsaken you in the mess you were. You will laugh and be glad at the joy and how far you have come. […]
Well, it’s hope that keeps us.
It’s hope that sustains us.
It’s because of hope that we are still here.
And those who choose to leave,
Perhaps have exhausted theirs
Let’s tHrust Each Other by Bunmi Florence.
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Don’t Doubt It by Ariwoola Adeola
[vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” column_margin=”default” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″ shape_divider_position=”bottom” bg_image_animation=”none”][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_link_target=”_self” column_shadow=”none” column_border_radius=”none” width=”1/1″ tablet_width_inherit=”default” tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default” overlay_strength=”0.3″ column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid” bg_image_animation=”none”][vc_column_text]Dear Adeolami, If I say I love you Don’t doubt it Because really do ??? If I say I miss you Don’t think twice Because that’s the way it is ??? […]
She waited Through the bouts of his confusion Through those moments of nothingness She waited, yes she did She waited for him It wasn’t the most pleasant moments for her Loneliness and aloneness Not that she didn’t need him there Not that she wasn’t troubled But her Love wouldn’t let go She wouldn’t turn a […]
To the Nursing Mothers
Day Twenty Six To the Nursing mothers With their joyful womb’s fruit You are a blessing to this world You’re the reason this world is still here You who endured the months Travailing through the pains of child birth Yet Nurturing us with tenderness Enduring our delicate excesses Keeping sleepless nights I keep wondering how […]
To the Facebook Evangelists
Day Twenty Four To the Facebook evangelists And WhatsApp revivalists Who daily load us with words Words that have been kept from us for long Words of faith, of truth, and of grace Who echo the silent questions of our hearts Who engage our minds in spirit intelligence Who help us revive good thinking Who […]
To The Danfo Driver
Day Twenty Three To the Danfo Driver The ever conscious Danfo driver The ever vigilant Lagos driver Experts in the game of the road Navigating through miles of uneasiness To and fro, like a pendulum Enduring the wear and tear How much does he even make? Does it commensurate the effort? Enough to keep his […]