Timothy Faboade

Veteran Poet - 1,333 Points [Fabs] (Gbongan)

Biography of Timothy Faboade

Timothy Faboade is an undergraduate at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. He studies English language and education. He attended St. Luke's Anglican Primary School and St. Patrick's Anglican Grammar School, both in Gbongan for his primary and secondary education respectively.

Faboade was born on 13th day of February,1993 into the Sooko Ruling House, Gbongan where he spent his childhood days.

He began his writing career while in the secondary school where he served as one of the senior prefects. He represented and won numerous prizes for his secondary school in different competitions.

He gained admissions to Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife in 2012. He is a journalist on OAU campus working under the Association of Campus Journalists (ACJ) . He has also reported for the INFOCUS News Agency af Faculty of Education, OAU.

He has written several articles for the Nigerian Tribune, a daily newspaper. Also, he is an experienced English and Literature teacher having taught in many secondary schools in Osun State, Nigeria.

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Forgotten Shrine

FORGOTTEN SHRINE

Behold the besieged raffia falling,
The feeble walls bowing to winds
And their invaluable mural fading
Like wafts in the whistling wind,
The contemptuous sun scornfully patters
Against the god's scurvy head,
Thorns, termites, conspicuously compete

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