You Are by Olatunde Obafemi and Hillary Antibelle

You're the sun in my night Always make my day come to light You are the rainbow if I'm blind (You're) so colourful in my mind


There is so much colour in black and white/ There is so much silence in how the tide sings/ There is a solemn motion in still pictures/ But one thing is true among the lies we tell


Poetry would rebel When death sleeps its eternal sleep; and dreams come true

Domestic Violence by Wale Ibiyemi

Posted as received.   Mother is limping; a guerdon Of her encounter with Bash Ali, Our father; the embattled one. All lizards lie on their stomachs; We don't know which one Has stomachache. We are men, we are strong Let us beat our wives to prove it! Mon amour, my heartbeat How dare you talk … Continue reading Domestic Violence by Wale Ibiyemi


You! Who whispers soft words to me at night and leaves me in the morning You! Who I pay to bath You! Who makes me clap to your performance You! Who I live to kill You! Who kills to live


Have you not seen those children Who spit at the body Of their mother nude upon the streets Which they built with her blood Decorating the boulevards With her widdering hair and Her lips, soiled with curses Bleeding away. Have you not seen those children Who glory in the under garments Of their mother Whose … Continue reading BLEEDING

Truth: a glimpse

And that all has been

It is true That from God came man And from man came gods It is true That from darkness came light And light conquers darkness It is true That truth is measured by lies But only truth can unveil lies It is true That ends have beginnings And beginnings have ends It is true That … Continue reading Truth: a glimpse