Tag: Soyombo Ayomikun

Op-Ed EditorDecember 14, 2014

[email protected]: #BringBackOurGirls – For Chibok, may the tears cease

by Soyombo Ayomikun 1.History Won’t forget The leader Under whose watch Our daughters Disappeared NO!     2.The Commander With ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 23, 2014

@alabaster85: Dear GEJ, is this your transformation agenda?

by Soyombo Ayomikun With awe and disgust In our different homes we watched As lawmakers were treated As rogues to ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 9, 2014

@alabaster: I am SS, you are SS. I will marry you marry anyway

by Soyombo Ayomikun It was a gloomy day As I raced around as the doctor I wanted to save lives ...

Op-Ed EditorOctober 12, 2014

@Alabaster85: Diary of the girl child (Poem)

by Soyombo Ayomikun For fourty weeks I sojourned Inside the lonely liquor-filled world Tumbling & living on fluid With no ...

Op-Ed EditorOctober 1, 2014

@Alabaster85 on #NigeriaAt54: Menopause is here Nigeria

by Soyombo Ayomikun She was A beautiful woman Chubby cheeks Cherry eyes She conceived But not of a man We ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 13, 2014

Soyombo Ayomikun: The Nigeria we buried

by Soyombo Ayomikun We had no Xbox The rich saw cable news We watched ‘Premiership’ on newspapers But we were ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 27, 2014

Soyombo Ayomikun: We will soon forget Dr. Adadevoh (Poem)

by Soyombo Ayomikun Asphyxiated as his body dangled from a noose That was Ken Saro-Wiwa’s end He fought for freedom ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 21, 2014

Soyombo Ayomikun: #BringBackOurGirls – Have we betrayed them? (Poem)

by Soyombo Ayomikun May it Be said That We never Betrayed #Chibok With our Silence 1.May we not forget That ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 12, 2014

Soyombo Ayomikun: Oh war, may the heavens punish you! (POETRY)

by Soyombo Ayomikun We maim children.  Raping all women on site. We set ablaze. We tear apart 1.You’ve turned us Into animals Causing ...

July 23, 2014

Soyombo Ayomikun: Malala, Levick and Chimamanda Adichie’s Vision! (Poem)

by Soyombo Ayomikun “Bring back the girls” She told the king “Yes ma” He replied 1.She was But a little ...

July 8, 2014

Soyombo Ayomikun: Minutes before M.K.O Abiola died (Poetry)

by Soyombo Ayomikun    He sipped    The tea    Thirsty    Needing fluid    The    Evil ones    ...

July 5, 2014

Ayomikun Soyombo: Marry Igbo, I’ll disown you… you go waka alone (Poetry)

by Ayomikun Soyombo    She dreamt of eating ‘fura’    Barefooted on the streets of Kano    Ali was a ...

June 28, 2014

Soyombo Ayomikun: #AbujaBombBlast – Jonathan, help us find the Judas (Poetry)

by Soyombo Ayomikun     If only    We could reattach    The amputated limbs    The dismembered bodies 1.Mangled ...

June 13, 2014

Soyombo Ayomikun: #BringBackOurGirls- 60 days (Poem)

by Soyombo Ayomikun Some of them have been raped.  If not all.  From uncircumcised demons.  Manhoods laden with infections   ...

June 1, 2014

Soyombo Ayomikun: Give me one more cigarette or I die (Poetry)

by Soyombo Ayomikun     Some people talk about it.   As being a cause of lung cancer.    Instead,within ...

May 5, 2014

Soyombo Ayomikun: America will surely know (Poetry)

by Soyombo Ayomikun The present location.  Of our kidnapped children. A question I can’t really answer now. Be rest assured ...

April 28, 2014

Soyombo Ayomikun: Please bring back our girls (Poetry)

by Soyombo Ayomikun From the jaws of hideous monsters.  From the very gates of hell.  Before their voices get silenced forever.  Please bring ...

April 19, 2014

Soyombo Ayomikun: Listen to the ghost whispers from Nyanya (Poetry)

by Soyombo Ayomikun  Where we should find succour. Gory death became our prize. Embittered whispers from Nyanya. Listen! 1.Whispers of ...

April 13, 2014

Soyombo Ayomikun: Nigerians want food, not a rebased GDP (Poetry)

by Soyombo Ayomikun Whatever GDP means. Nigerians’ brains at the moment cannot comprehend. Please give us food. Before hunger deals ...

March 7, 2014

Soyombo Ayomikun: Use the rod and kill the child (Poetry)

by Soyombo Ayomikun This Usain Bolt holds no world records. But has rich ‘compound records’. Whenever he chases his children ...

February 24, 2014

Soyombo Ayomikun: Dear Sanusi Lamido, Nigeria loves you (Poetry)

by Dr. Soyombo Ayomikun There must be a drummer beneath the waters. Seeing my president put up some dance steps. ...

February 5, 2014

Soyombo Ayomikun: Cancer- For the fallen heroes, the living legends…for all (Poetry)

by Soyombo Ayomikun     She was a beautiful mother, religiously a lover of God, then her cervix began leaking blood, on ...

February 2, 2014

Soyombo Ayomikun: National Conference or a gathering of vultures? (Poetry)

by Soyombo Ayomikun We don’t want a gathering of vultures    Devoid of passions or dreams    We don’t want ...

January 27, 2014

Soyombo Ayomikun: Anti-gay law – When we hate (Poetry)

by Soyombo Ayomikun   We cease to grow   Happiness disappears   Arguments ruin our hearts   Tomorrow becomes bleak ...

January 26, 2014

Rejoinder: Dear gay lover, do you really know God? (Poetry)

by Clement Molu In eyes that chose not to condemn. Eyes that made her realize that she is forgiven. With stern words: ...

January 25, 2014

Soyombo Ayomikun: Dear gay hater, who made you God? (Poetry)

by Soyombo Ayomikun The gay is a brother seeking to be heard A friend seeking to be loved A cousin ...

January 16, 2014

Soyombo Ayomikun: An Okada man’s anger (Poetry)

by Soyombo Ayomikun With anger I daily commute    Frequency of 1 passenger every 3 hrs    Daily income of ...

January 6, 2014

Soyombo Ayomikun: Fire gone wild in Ore (Poetry)

by Soyombo Ayomikun   A distraught mother rushed in    With burnt hands & eyes spilling tears    After her ...

December 22, 2013

Soyombo Ayomikun: The curse of the open letters (Poetry)

by Soyombo Ayomikun  The letters seem to be    Fragmented parts of a jigsaw    Perhaps reaffirming the truth    ...

November 9, 2013

Poetry: Echoes from Abu Dhabi – Yes, we can!

by Soyombo Ayomikun That we are not useless spirits without lofty dreams Though with their education being suffocated by corruption ...

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