Richards Tanimonure

Biography: Tanimonure Richards Adewale is a poet from Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria, the homeland of the great poet, Wole Soyinka. He is a two times top 20 finalist of the BPPC Poetry contest in the year 2022. He has been published in anthologies such as Healing Hands, Beauty Of Failures, A Country Of Broken Boys and many more. He is a Teacher and Home Parent at Thames Valley College, Likosi-Sagamu, Ogun State. He can be reached on 234 913 080 5564 or kommunikart636@gmail.com

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Richards Tanimonure
Wednesday 25 October 2023

STREET!

welcome to the school 
where a child learns with pride
to till the keyboard of lies,
plant deceptions in cyberspace,
harvest fast cash, fast cars, fast babes
as a gaga glittering annoyance;
what a glamorous angst!

welcome to the school 
where a child learns with pride
to feed his childhood with breasts,
grow his teenage years with vagina,
be a sex celebrity in every corner
and abortion king of womb’s dread. 

welcome to the school
where a child learns with pride
to be indian hemp’s beloved pal,
kith and kin of marijuana,
‘shayo’ for life, great ‘semiganja’;
alcohol ‘s flaunt of realest nigga. 

welcome to the school 
where a child learns with pride
that the official language is slangs,
curse is a natural mother tongue,
bloody fights, a must for the champion
who wants to rule and reign over others. 

“ otunba lamba,
ma lo gbe yen wa o!
on a tramadol level ni mo wa,
mo ti mu werey yo o!
mo ti fa werey yo o!
ma je kin skuchi ori e,
gbe body joooo! “

haha!

welcome to the school 
where a child grows with pride
to be a family’s ache of tears,
neighborhood’s alert of fears,
nation’s disgrace of a hit fraud
in the name of yahoo boy, yahoo plus. 



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