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Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale

Quills for poetry, prose and the wonders in between.

Wife Material

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: Butterflies- Day 8 Wife Material It always starts with a firefly packed with the aesthetics of the night, finding a skin to perch into goosebumps, before a song stranded in the mouth of evening birds locates…

Coast of Butterflies

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: Butterflies- Day 7 Coast of Butterflies I have learnt to live in stories that tell of boys eaten by their longings to be sky-birds, stories where boys do not wait for love to come to solitary…

Flowers And Fireworks

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: Butterflies- Day 6 Flowers & fireworks there are no charts to love just like there are no charts to light yet seabirds will fill fractured hearts with lullabies & the echoes of heaven’s harp, yet your…

The Magic of Loving

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: Butterflies- Day 5 The Magic of Loving Anike, is it the way our hearts carry thunderstorms from dawn to dusk & not break or the way our chemistry is so heavy & would still float after…

Rain Of Roses

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: Butterflies- Day 4 Rain of roses they say love is what happens when the heart shuts itself into aesthetics of bliss. my hand is a bowl of ice & smoke finding music in whatever ices &…

Synchronization

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: Butterflies- Day 3 Synchronization the english man said it is the way morning birds are eloquent in the language of dawn nesting from one tree to another in harmony with time, with a song erupting from…