Poets' Thursday

Poets’ Thursday: Psalm for the Black

Black’s Artistic It carries hymns with it sailing the clouds of Universe Black’s Mystic On the floor canvas of Heaven it is painted Black’s the Ink For Deities to sketch life’s patterns Black’s the Link Between the Saints’ and the Devils’ dwellings Black’s the Wine Blood-red in the golden cup of Lovers Black’s Divine Martyrs […]

Poets' Thursday

Poets’ Thursday: My First Kiss

My first kiss Anything but subtle Shaming all reason Teasing Begging for more And more   My first kiss Beyond deep Deep enough Lustful love Eyes closed Your soul I saw Your flesh I felt Hot and wet Like sugar and spice I felt your heat on my tongue Your hands traveling Searching, claiming, owning […]

Twenty Fifteen

A brother was telling me just this week about how in Nigeria, we are more about beats, and nada about the lyrics of our music. I agreed with him on a lot of his points, after all how many words of Terry G and even Davido lyrics can I comfortably write down. Yet, I’ll gbedu […]