Maami, this day shall pass away
To usher in a boundless joy
The energy invested in the hurdles of life
Shall be regained in the pleasure of future.
You've won many battles with courage
And broken many tides with prayers
SOUTHBANK CENTRE’S AFRICA UTOPIA RETURNS
WITH A PROGRAMME OF PERFORMANCE, ART, FASHION AND TALKS
Africa Utopia returns to Southbank Centre for its fifth year, from 15-16 July 2017, with a line up of some of the...
Cluttering face in the hot rays
Inviting even the engaged eyes
The white god amidst the Blacks
The cult among the uninitiated
Squeezing reddish face
Oh please don't dare cry
Why dare close eye at dawn
How do you see path...
You need not the charms of Abija wara bi ekun
Nor the Ifa consultation of the Elebuibons
You need not the prophesies of Temitope omo Joshua
To ascertain the originality of the love I profess to...
Right in your warm embrace
I wrecked mama's heavy meal
I gulped from your palm wine tank
In readiness for the Ijapa travels.
You rained blessings on me
before the farm path registered your feet.
You bought me cloths of...
African, African why wait?
For the media to acknowledge your beauty, your substance, the richness of your culture, the uniqueness of your paradigm, the poetry that is your language?
Why wait for another to declare that...