Lagos, Rains, Lessons

by WriterSpeaksPoetry

LAGOS, RAINS, LESSONS

When it rains in Lagos
It really rains
The black tar becomes brown moving liquid
Making it difficult to tell road from hole

When it rains in Lagos
Please use only familiar routes
Because by now, even your car knows when to swerve to dodge the potholes

When it rains in Lagos
Drive only your SUV so u’ll be safe from d craters on the road
That’s if you have a car

When it rains in Lagos
Relax, your boss knows you’ll be in late
You can sleep in afterall the traffic is inevitable

When it rains in Lagos
You can drive on BRT lanes
LASTMA officials don’t like the rain

When it rains in Lagos
Beware of the yellow buses
Have your umbrella / raincoat ready
Many of them have leaky roofs, no doors etc

When it rains in Lagos
You may sell umbrellas
Just don’t use any
Lest they give into the wind and you sell none

When it rains in Lagos
Don’t be in a hurry to leave the office
The floods, potholes & traffic are not good for your health

When it rains in Lagos
The fuelling stations may make profit from selling standing spaces to pedestrians

When it rains in Lagos
How do you prepare?

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