Moving to a new place, new job, new life...
Obviously, less time to write....
Working on the last part of my "Relative Backwardness Series"....
Up late at night...
OK, I can 't write poetry even if I pretend to try. But some people might not know that at one time in my life, my love for Public Enemy and Ice Cube led to my falling asleep with my ear to my stereo speaker and writing all kinds of rhymes. It's really funny how age treats
nigerians have been blessed with the spirit of tenacity, where one still go on to believe that all will be well even in the face of difficulties. many were born into terrible unimaginable circumstances and still went on to be a huge suceess in life. i live in the federal capital territory and a look around at the living condition of even the local gbagyis not to mention the immigrants from other states support what am trying to pass across, people live in terrible houses and environment and they
I want to make you happy
All the days of our life
I want to see you smiling
As I say something nice
I want to satisfy your heart
With every blessing in the world
I want to save your pride
And mend your broken heart
I want to make you forget
That you were ever sad
I want to give you all
That you had ever wanted
I want to bring out the best
That you have inside of you
If only you will let me
Morning Liz! Morning Liz!
the sound never cease
to drum in my ears everyday
People wearing long faces
You are wont to reframe their slangs
And the word 'Mourning' replaces morning
Thinking on this, I never cease to say
"Please always add the 'good' to my morning"
There is nothing good about mourning
But there is everything good about my morning!
Have you said good morning to someone today?
I went out driving on the freeway today.
"So what's the big deal?" you may ask. After all, you probably drive to work everyday.
Ah, but then you're not like me - I hate driving.
Growing up in Nigeria, I never really had the opportunity to drive. Access to the family car was jealously guarded by my father - and anyway, I wasn't too keen on driving around in chaotic Lagos traffic. So I became an expert in the finer arts of boarding molue and danfo buses,
Updated Jun 16, 2008 at 06:01 AM by Tola Odejayi