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The Parable Of The Lost.

by Ayo Ogundipe

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It’s been 45 days (as at the time of this post) since the Chibok school girls went missing, which unfortunately over time, ...

CULTURE SHIFT - pt 1 (The Colonial Paradigm)

by Ayo Ogundipe

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“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes ...

A Toast To Culture

by Ayo Ogundipe

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A toast to culture, a toast to a place

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A toast to a people, a toast a language

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Who I am, is the unity of these phrases. 

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The Nigerian Dream

by Ayo Ogundipe

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Note to thyself; the delusion of a man to mistake fantasy for a dream or purposeful vision, and work hard at this fantasy, ...

Filial Duties

by Ayo Ogundipe

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To love and respect a woman,
Is to see her skin deep beauty, as a mother

To swear on your life as collateral for hers in ...

Mother Tongue

by Ayo Ogundipe

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Language is more than mere oration
It is an insignia, a verbal trademark
Often spoken with an accent of consenting knowledge

The Gig!

by Ayo Ogundipe

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Life is a big party
And we all are invited guests.
At this gig, you may choose to dance, or sit it out.
You may choose to live, ...

Encore!

by Ayo Ogundipe

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Once upon a time, people come into our lives

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And bring all sunshine and rainbows,

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Laughter and the singsong of the morning ...

True-North.

by Ayo Ogundipe

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Every action is noble

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Every action is corrupt

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The justification of every action

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Is based on motive.

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The calliberation of ...

For This I was Born

by Ayo Ogundipe

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I was born to the Sub-Saharan African geography of legends and folklores


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To the witness of the sun that baked my skin to ...

Food For Thot

by Olatunde Alex-Oni

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1. Dont speak to fools,they scorn the wisdom of your words 
2.Time waits for none of you,cant wait for death to snatch the ...

A Wonderful Night

by Rahman Are

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Skies are dark
The nite is back
Stars are in the milky way
Upon the heavens like a tender rain
They are sparkling
Shinning and ...

SunSet

by Olatunde Alex-Oni

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Just like when an object proceeds vertically ,

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and subsequently recedes,

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the Sunrise is eventually followed by the ...

Sunrise

by Abiola Fajimi

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Through my window,

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beams of light welcome me into the new day.

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I can wait to get up and go,

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gladly hook up with the people ...

The Five-Second Rant

by Femi Adebisi

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Money... Some people are so poor, all they want is money.

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To meet their needs. To pay their fees.

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To walk among men and ...

Mother Is Golden (A Quiver Full)

by Ayo Ogundipe

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Pondering on words, worth the wonder of a mother,
Mulling in awe the substance of you.
Scribbling on sheets, reeled off the ...

NOSTALGIA

by Sola Obatola

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A feeling he cannot explain
sometimes it brings him pain
giving much time to it seems vain
but he would never ignore its gain

As ...

Why Worry

by Olatunde Alex-Oni

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Why Worry?

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Slowly but Surely it all turns to history,

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Where are they now?

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I ask, where are they now?

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We looked up to them ...

The feeling I get

by Abiola Fajimi

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It comes when I'm drifting 

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in the solitude of my despair

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It comes when I'm floating 

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in the ecstasy of my ...

Believe in the Future

by Abiola Fajimi

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The digital Age of Empire

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Where bits and data rule, speaking to humans of a unified currency

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A traditional way ...

Roses

by Olatunde Alex-Oni

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Roses are red,

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Voilets are blue,

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faces like yours belong in the zoo,

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if i had it all the world i would rule,

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diamonds and ...