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Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale

Quills for poetry, prose and the wonders in between.

Homecoming

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: Butterflies- Day 28 (Finale) Homecoming the way home is always full of the tears of memories & the road won’t give answers to the questions of sunsets, of trees, of places. & my heart is a…

In A Heartbeat

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: Butterflies- Day 27 In a heartbeat the clouds would burst into raindrops. the clink of bodies would dilute a room’s voice. & a seabird would sing to the sea & leave a homestead to itself. my…

A Moonlight Song

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: Butterflies- Day 26 A Moonlight Song moonlight is a song filled with mirrors & you’re the only lyrics to embrace to survive times my reflection is a mirage. in my sojourn with the night, there is…

Love, Music And Goosebumps

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: Butterflies- Day 25 Love, Music & Goosebumps your body is yours until you place a lover’s name on your tongue- Hauwa Shafi Nuhu or somewhere between your breast where the night slips the world into an…

Love, Music And Butterflies

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: Butterflies- Day 25 Love, Music & Goosebumps your body is yours until you place a lover’s name on your tongue- Hauwa Shafi Nuhu or somewhere between your breast where the night slips the world into an…

Chemistry

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: Butterflies- Day 24 Chemistry -after reading warsan shire you wear your charisma like an oleku dress scaling your body through fumes & smoke & I cannot help but make nest of the vapour from your charms…

A Love Song

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: Butterflies- Day 23 A Love Song the moon would attract for itself bodies drawn to the twinkling of night stars. it’s the rule of love to live in stories that keep your dreams awake with a…

Halleluiah

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: Butterflies- Day 21 Halleluiah that there’s always a soft poem to wear your body on days you look in the mirror & do not like what you see. & sometimes I’m empty like I’m full, because…