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About babyadachi

I don't know who I am. I just know that I want to impact on the world using my keyboard.

BITTERLEAF

  Bitterleaf…     I shut my puffy eyes in solitude, away from the unsightly compound overgrown with pig weed, as the only word I could find to ascribe to Onosakponome swims about in my head.   Bitterleaf…   “Onosakponome, … Continue reading

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Why Some Men Beat Their Women

For those of us constantly in line with media reports, Akolade Arowolo’s charge, prosecution and eventual death verdict is no news. That, however, isn’t the reason I’m here this morning. I’m here to share my views on what I believe … Continue reading

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Nought

That you like me not is not your fault Natural it is says my thought This vain feelings for you I fought Good to have found the answers I sought

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Me, Unchanged

That look in your grey eyes, I know Its kind I’ve seen, not in your face But likes of you, in deeds and thoughts; Self righteous men clad in thick robes Embroidered the theme; ‘Holier Than Thou’ To them, their … Continue reading

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Darkness

It spread through you to me On those ancient church pews On which we had both sat On that cold sunday morn’ Gathered for the Lord’s feast From youth it marvelled me The couple love you shared A youthful love … Continue reading

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What was that?

I knew I didn’t love him anymore. The only man that genuinely loved me. Or, rather, acted it out so well. Adinoyi. From the way my shoulders slouched on sighting his beautiful face at my gate, and my heart sank … Continue reading

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Salvation by Langston Hughes

I was saved from sin when I was going on thirteen. But not really saved. It happened like this. There was a big revival at my Auntie Reed’s church. Every night for weeks there had been much preaching, singing, praying, … Continue reading

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