soft

 

some poems are soft
like water
weakening ancient walls

built

to keep healing away
from the heart

 

 

Olawale Ibiyemi is a young poet, currently an Accounting student of Babcock University, Nigeria. He writes from Sango-Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria. His poem was shortlisted for the Ken Egba Prize For Festival Poetry 2017. Some of his poems will also appear in the Best New African Poets 2017 Anthology to be published in 2018. Olawale writes non-fiction too, and can only be enticed with a cup of ice-cream, chocolate flavour.

DON’T MISS OUT!
Subscribe To Newsletter
Be the first to get latest updates and exclusive content straight to your email inbox.
Stay Updated
Give it a try, you can unsubscribe anytime.