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HOW WILL CHANGE COME?


Decades after decades
I have hushed whispers that change will come
Will it be like shrewd currencies in hands of Lagos drivers?
Will it be like a firefly illuminating the scary dark paths?

So they whisper to me to undress
This fitting frock I wear
It is my only inheritance from the world that is my home
What do you call a leopard without its spot?

For every step I took
I walked ten steps back
Because I am a bird with wings perching from tree to tree
I am water flowing into waterfalls and rock cracks

Only the living find love and acceptance
For phantoms bypass each other not identifying themselves
So I die a thousand times
With a ray of hope that when I resurrect I 'd find what I seek




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"He just had to go", I yelled inside of me. Dele was too bossy and proud,the rest of the staff looked up to me to ensure he was fired. All I had to do was pull the manager into my seductive web and by morning, Dele would get his termination letter. Anyone who stood in my way always got burnt, I loved to revenge passionately and Dele was certainly not a sacred cow.

The subsequent monday was my birthday, I was hoping there would be a suprise cake or party for me but no soul even wished me a happy birthday. Work went on as every other normal day.
I bent to open my drawer then I saw a parcel with a note attached to it:

I boss you because I want you to be the boss
I have admired you since the day I knew you
Work has to get better but don't ever try to change you.
Lots of love
Dele.

I wept like a baby, that was the only gift I got that day.
Dele was not sacked and they are now proud parents of three kids.

Don't you just love to love? #winks.
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