Self-Medication

August 27, 2014

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” I want to be writing every day. I just made this decision now and you are the first person I’m telling. I will be writing at least 200 words of prose every single day. This is my own prescription, to what, you ask? Or is it for what? I have to admit that prepositions tend […]

SUNSHINE SONG by Sodiq Alabi.

July 24, 2014

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SUNSHINE SONG by Sodiq Alabi..

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Blue 24

February 16, 2014

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Lilies sing sweetly to me I listen to the contours of their rhymes And they keep singing nonstop to me. You send your notes nightly The lilies croon same to meI thank the lilies who project your message- Always singing so softly to me.  We conscript the winds, oh beauty, And they hum of your yearning for me In soothing dreams, […]

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HOW APRIL FOOL SAVED MY LIFE

April 3, 2013

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Originally posted on Writetoliberty's Blog:
Me, I have no special holidays. Christmas, New Year Day, Valentine’s Day, Easter, not even my Birthday which I always remember when someone wishes me “Happy Birthday in arrears”. Certainly, and most definitely, I don’t do “All Fools Day”. Everyday is a day to fool around. Maybe that is…

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Questions for Obatala

April 3, 2013

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    When the six gods asked for that mammoth moment We dutifully obliged their ruinous request How then could they repay Our loyalty with such gift of goons?   Basorun Gaa IV the Homeless; We didn’t step on his roaming chickens When he couldn’t save them from the killing cold Did we?   We […]

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The Day after Yesterday

February 17, 2013

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The Day after Yesterday.

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The Day after Yesterday

February 16, 2013

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  It rained yellow yesterday Elephants called for Lion’s ouster We could dance through the land In brown socks Lord Bold wore We could disregard the weather warning Weather men are ignorant of fun in storm.   And when we wake hung over We can shout whazzup It rained cessation in Lagos hours ago Our […]

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