Poem: Minders

They shunned me like a plague, Tossing and turning their kindness Like a lending hand meant sin to them Playing sympathy but having no empathy Running from my presence With refusals to render help Like it took mercy from them Here on a mountain, they come rushing to me Like a sister to Job Seeking... Continue Reading →

Pidgin Poem: African Luva

  Una dey hear wetin peppu dey talk? Say African man no sabi luv pesin Say dem no dey romantic, abi wetin oyinbo dey call am? Say, dem no sabi giv flawa layk oyinbo Dem no wan cook fur deir woman Dem just wan get strong bodi Dem no wan kiss deir woman fur outside,... Continue Reading →

Poem: I’ve Learned by Maya Angelou

I’ve learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow. I’ve learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way he/she handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights. I’ve learned that regardless... Continue Reading →

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