Understand That—:

 

It’s fascinating how much power another can hold

I’m nodding with the faintest of smiles

Sharing pleasantries with every Dick, Tom and Harry

Feeling drained and stuck in a fold

Where no one can reach the depth of my soul

 

Man J was kind, clean and porch

His smile could brighten a day’s wild

Too good for me, Hell no!

Yet, I let fate subside

Even in obvious tides!

 

How stupid was I to believe?

That situations can always pan out in my favor

I know how! Greed that’s what!

Setting slides in a calculator debrief

 

Too corky or too weak?

None ever applied

Too kiddy or too meek?

Seemingly easy, was turning a blind eye

 

Breaking the camel’s back with the truth

Seemed harder to hear

And in a situation that drew near,

All I did was remain a prude

Apparently not good enough

 

 

Written By:  Favour Ojika

 

 

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