Yejide, take a message to my dad Not a note but a verbal message Tell him I do really miss him And I long to see him but I’m not ready Not because I have failed or in shackles But because the raging passion in me has refused to subside making it impossible for me …

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BEAUTY Beauty has five letters and it doesn’t have ‘U’ in it It however begins with B; a beautiful blend of all that’s decent The ‘E’ you know is replaced by an L; a representation of love untainted by lust At the centre of it is the letter ‘A’ reminding you that life begins only …

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Dream Again

I see you oh beautiful land lushed with fertility I see how friends tell tales of your beauty But I look at you, and I don’t see lushness In you, I see the place where my dream lost its fortress Indeed no word is enough to buttress The pains I felt and the enormous stress …

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