REASONS TO SMILE portray how can one live a healthy and successful life without the interference of depression and fear. Just a smile, would brighten your world, thoughts and emotion. Smile every day, always, and at all times.
This piece is written to tell how the poet found it difficult to find sleep at night.
Miles away, I miss family’s smilesThe laughter in their throats crack me upBut I’ve been…
The beautiful ones are born But they are like caged birds Whose wings are clipped…
do we make x the subject of the
equation in a country where:
a metaphor of darkness,
“many people have prayed/ some fell in love with the holy spirit/ others engaged the church with Christ on their lips.” – EDWIN OLU BESTMAN
I learned to see god in every woman. So I became a romantic monk worshiping a girl’s body in truth & in feelings.
“Tell me, is this the polished goodwill that stood like a flag in the gates of the city?
They promised royal garments; here we are, clothed in sackcloth.” – ENSLAVED, A POEM BY OGECHI VERONICA
I’m a descendant of royalty. My nappy curls and almond eyes don’t allow me to be bitter. The flamboyance of my beginning curves and soothing skin don’t allow me to be bitter.
Silence In this poem,Nothing is carved to prick youand bleed you of your blood.But around…