She is Emerging! Her eminence is hither! Her greatness is now! Histories began with her, She’s pioneer of great innovations, The world revolves around her creatives, Her knowledges, alluring the universe, In her freedom, many were her renovations, In her services, many were her artifacts, Worthy were her works, Shes mother breeder of humanities, until … Continue reading OH, AFRICA EMINENCE – OPE DUROTOYE
First of all I hope you live Long enough To read this I hope you get up From this And don't follow My footsteps Into giving up I hope you learn To make it On your own For this my spirit yearns I pray you live long Not just exist But take form, belong Stay … Continue reading POEM: Dear future Me
Miss Fit (2020) I am ashamed because I stutter when I speak My words fall over each other and my tongue is weak I stammer and slip over sentences that don't quite make sense I question my worth before YOU I mean if I cannot string together a sentence Then how am I supposed to … Continue reading POEM: Work in Progress
We look different, but we’re all born the same, We didn’t get to choose our family, face, or name, This life is a test; the world is our real estate, Yet, we disregard equity to stand apart and discriminate, Blinded by fortes, or suppressed by dearth, We rely on bystanders to estimate our worth, Striving … Continue reading POEM: We are One
Growing age, Lessser viewings Thoughts changing With strong desires to fulfill It grows so passionate Bursting our artilleries. Every moment of the dead day I look through the window Unto the sky my gaze To the calm terrain first For any walking spirit Up I see no Cloud What seeth I? Boundless!!! It takes away … Continue reading POEM: WHAT SEETH THOU?
- Isitalks All I do is serve... That's how I get all I have I am like a sheep Residing in His ship That's why I cannot be ill Everytime I look up to the hill He would always heal... The Lord is my strength💪 His love has no length How else could I have … Continue reading POEM: Service!
- Isitalks You must have heard this line over a thousand times, I know. Please, hear it again!!! Who else has noticed? That the people you surround yourself with Your friends, your circle Your peers. .....they most times only want to see the YOU they met at first The don't want to see the progressive … Continue reading POEM: Beware of your friends!
Opeyemi Durotoye Go see them in their nativity Where they carry out activity They were, but naive kitty During days so litty Feed bitty. Pray to 'bit the sand' in jiffy For this had made them Pussy Satiation was tricky Not Now, days gritty And knotty. Living as no class Without recommendation glass Nothing lost, … Continue reading POEM: A PEEP TO SLUM
John Adams Long gone are the bright and simple days, Forgotten are the good old righteous ways, There’s no fine line between wrong and right, This era we live in is an illustration of plight, Pride, envy, gluttony, greed, lust, sloth, and wrath, Evil resides at each corner and every path, The truth is buried, … Continue reading POEM: Seeking Virtue
She is Sic, Who and Who is to blame She had no symptom lake Everything goes wrong at her collapse Medications become futile Physicians are mute for this is Strange. She is sic, Cities droughting No faces Delighting For safety, everyone knitting Knowledge banks drowning Power houses smothering For this lethal is Sucking She is … Continue reading POEM: SIC
Opeyemi Durotoye Lines Ado of Empathies Pitching no Sympathies Stretching authorities Laying ban on 'Banks' Locked Down the Masses Locked Off to Abroad To their much sophisticated 'homes' And safeguarding their Properties Uniting to fight the Pandemic elsewhere While the masses suffer their cause Who is who in this case? Who decries the inviting of … Continue reading POEM: COVID-19: IS IT REAL?
Opeyemi Durotoye Cities is become isolation Fear in the spine Faith shivering Faces shrink Walking with dearth of thoughts And no spring of it cause. Is this not Curse? Is this not Cost? Is this not Lust? Is this not War? Is this not Worse? Is this not Wrath? Who are the inventor? Who are … Continue reading POEM: SHE IS IN NEED
It is not what we pray for But it what eventually happen We don’t want to see it But we always want to employ it It doesn’t just jump on men But men jump on it How can it be? …Without a track record? Re visit your track record You jumped on it In unconscious … Continue reading POEM: JINX
We all want it Not all have it We love to see it Not all love to show it We are hungry for it Not all feed on it You only need to see it in others You've forgot, Others want to see it in you too That quality of completeness First to all, second … Continue reading Votre intégrité d’abord
Standing before lengthy tumbler Painter of best artistic version Not a carbon copy Rather, oneself from the other side. Seeing the good and the worse In person standing before you What you see really matters Either good or worse. A time for quick reflect How fast you’ve chosen one Pause, remember it is you …From … Continue reading POEM: Mirror
Never to be forsaken Either to be qualified Nor to be forgotten Not to be merited But to be disgrace Unmerited favour A privileged heritage Deposition of greatness Virtue from God The Spirit of Grace Why the hustle? Why the eye overhaul? Seeking for men’s approval Just to be favored? Can we find grace? Election … Continue reading POEM: En-Grace
I gave a fresh breathe of warm air, Blowing the dust and cobwebs From my sweet Bible and book.Turning through the pages of hope, And the books of visions and goals. I ask the dumbest question on earth. "How did I miss it?" My first name was fun and the other flex. Moving from white … Continue reading POEM: Hope – Victoria Egba
Ifekoya Toluwalonimie The heart of man, desperately wicked The heart of man, no one can tell The heart of man, conceives a great deal The heart of man, such an evil tool The heart of man, so corrupt and selfish The heart of man, a pre-evil The heart of man, despite its evils The heart … Continue reading THE HEART MAN🖤🖤
Ifekoya Toluwanimie I don't know about tomorrow I don't what it holds Neither do I know what it'll throw. Nor if I'll be in the fold Will I be at the front row? Or miss and be told? What about the sorrows? and all of the golds? Out in all the mysteries and distant new … Continue reading TOMORROW
Ifekoya Toluwanimi Everyone has a unique purpose Everyone is created for a different purpose A blade though very sharp cannot cut a tree An axe though very strong cannot be used to trim the fingernail Don't look down on anybody, cos we are created to be different and unique. Never intimidate anyone or feel you … Continue reading You are UNIQUE!
Opeyemi DUROTOYEYou have possessed my Heart,I am being drown with your fartYou are such a good art, and dartHow long will I held this fact.I have kept it so long, and no longer again,Thought its never late to wait for the right momentBefore the sun sets, It been too lateDoes love have timing?Is patience not … Continue reading Poem: SPLASH
By James Patrick Kinney Six humans trapped by happenstance In bleak and bitter cold. Each one possessed a stick of wood Or so the story’s told. Their dying fire in need of logs The first man held his back For of the faces round the fire He noticed one was black. The next man looking … Continue reading The Cold Within
Opeyemi DUROTOYEI may show you the path, i can't propel you to him you have to do that with what you have. Explain to him how you feel about what seems to be real but challenging your future. Tell him everything with exception of one. He is eager to hear you. Do it right NOW!!! … Continue reading Broken NOT BROKEN
Ifekoya Toluwanimi Everyday, we make decisions Daily we're confronted with options; We must choose one or the other We cannot have both Leaving with options either; Being bitter or being better Indifference or decisiveness Lukewarmness or enthusiasm Giving up or giving in Security or risk Coping with evil or overcoming evil Blending in or standing … Continue reading DECISION
All things work for our good Though sometimes we cant see how they would Struggles that break our hearts in two Sometimes blind us to the truth Our Father knows what's best for us His ways are not our own So when your pathway grows dim And you just dont see Him Remember you're not … Continue reading TRUST HIS ACT
In Triune God, I believe In God our father, I believe In Christ the Son, I believe In the Holy Spirit, I believe In resurrection, I believe Life everlasting Life eternal Life in resurrection Life in crucifixion Life in jubilation Descended into darkness Ascended with light Our judge, our defender He rose in glorious life … Continue reading CREED II
Creaming in a dream of realityReciting shallow mind mentalityExcusing not every detailException to crueltyDenouncing desired act of frivolityCraving to attestReading state of testEnduring day of unrestEn-pouching days of detestDevotion western towards eastConviction sad to seeRepentance far to seeExhortation of SadduceesExpression of PhariseesDelving out gentiles to JewishCape up unto a principleReducing the principalExtracting municipalEloquent bent unbeliefDo … Continue reading CREED I
Christ be with me, Christ within me, Christ behind me, Christ before me, Christ beside me, Christ to win me, Christ to comfort and restore me. Christ beneath me, Christ above me, Christ in quiet, Christ in danger, Christ in hearts of all that love me, Christ in mouth of friend and stranger.
My way not yours The path of the just Re-kindle to rust Grinded to the dust With no believing gut Howbeit to believing Not to be existing The future of my reading In my meditating At the cross over of a thing ON the show at the cross A path in gross In my … Continue reading MAKE ME A WAY
Hiding in a cave Just for the rave Not to be pave To become Dave I look up to the will Searching up for pill A remedy to my grill Grilling me to drill Hopping here and there Just for me to be here A search for a green pasture Mopping up to dare … Continue reading IN MY CLOSET