DO NOT GO LOOKING

How would you feel when you desire to do something and those you thought could be supportive proved abortive? They could be family, relatives, or...

THINK

Before you castigate that woman selling dozen of oranges by the roadside. Think, she has five children at home to cater for. Before you rain torrents of abuses on that man wearing a...

MIRROR

Smile for me even when you're sad, When the bloodshot in my eyes says otherwise. Reveal to me the extraordinary creature, When I'm nothing but a filthy...

WHY NOT NOW

Many of us have dreams of what we want to become in life. Some will say “I’d wait until things are right” Thus, they...

BEYOND EVERYTHING

I never knew there would come a day in my life so imminent when I’d have to sit back, see a clearer picture of...

THE DEVIL IS NOT A LIAR

We have all lied about this man being called a liar. Doing that which we accuse him of, we have shown to be worse than...

BEAUTY FOR THE BEAST

Out of the miry clay Your heart was created To accommodate my beauty. I was made for you, My beauty for your humility And your power for my weakness. You...

FLAT CHEST

I have a flat chest Does it really matter? Is there a wrong in being flat? Does that make me less of a woman? Does that make me...

THERE WILL I BE

At the bosom of my beloved Through her infinite beck and call There, I want to be. In her wild imaginations Filled with blazing monsters There, will I be...

WEAR A DIFFERENT FACE

I'd wake up each day and put on a mask. Because I do not want you to see How broken I really am. I'd wake up each...

REAL MOMENTS

We live in a fake world Where in reality real people suddenly appear unreal Because of unwillingness on living a real life. Seeing nature real is The only...

LOVE

For some of us, love isn't found in a boy That makes all our dreams come true. Love is found in the cold rain in July,...

HUMOUR YOURSELF

I'd always joke with Bimbo, saying: "If you fall, I'd laugh" And she would always reply: "There won't be any meaning to your laughter because...

THE SOCIETY I GREW UP IN

In a society where having big boobs, fat butts And a body shape of a coca-cola bottle, Makes you the most wanted commodity by guys, I was...

LIVING WATERS

My life craves for the affection of my heart, But I can’t help deny the feelings growing inside of me. I do not know my fate, But...

AGNONIES OF LOVE E-book

This Poetry Chapbook titled AGONIES OF LOVE is a delight to read coming from an astute Writer in the person of Oparinde Samuel. This book of poems...

MY VAL: PRAY FOR ME

After all, has been said, The misinterpretation of this Period continues to spread, Just like the yeast for bread. The society still bask in The euphoria of misconception. Thus, there...

TO MY FUTURE WIFE

Dear Bae, I am lost in this world of thoughts, Trying to reconnect the shattered strength I've lost. I've had a lot of thought Running through my mind...

I PROMISE

I've not met you, But I know what my expectations are. Not officially authorized, But I know what my intentions are. I don't desire to know what your...

HEART OF THE UNKNOWN LAND

For a very long time, Certainty has been a very good companion, Giving assurance of a known end. But, from a sudden cloud, I lost certainty to the...