Adekunle Jimoh


Adekunle Jimoh Poems

1. Facing It 4/3/2012
Best Poem of Adekunle Jimoh

Facing It

A score and seven years ago,
Head was raised,
Face shown,
Realization sauntered in.

'I have come to stay',
The statement made,
Subtly said,
But not an empty threat,
Reiterated everyday.

Melanin quantity,
Gonadal differentiation,
Age number,
Status held;
Nil,
Not one- a criteria,
None at all,
No sparing.

Largely pecking us in our glee,
Forming an association,
Not the egret-cattle type,
No such friendship.

A relationship of gloom,
Proliferating blight,
Ousting vim,
Slowly yet surely, ...

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