FWGE Day 12: A Tale of Two by Tukur Ridwan

Please check your E-mail inbox or spam to confirm.

two lovers are warriors
holding each other’s hearts
like weapons to fight their inner demons

to obliterate the storm
threatening their inner peace—
an unforseen tempest
in the middle of their voyage

when he is burning through
the rays of his sunny day,

she breaks his sun into stars at night

(even science watches her in awe)

stars that illuminate their path
without the heat of discomfort—

HEY THERE: Are you looking for a WhatsApp TV where you can find great memes, funny videos, and trending gists, even with several opportunities with cash prizes? Then look no further. LOP TV is here to bring to you this top-rated content. JOIN LOP TV now

their nights in wet seasons make torrents
feel like eden dreams—

sleep feels like graceful death

when she walks through
the thick darkness of her night in fear

like a nocturnal prey, like rodents
at the sight of snakes & cats

he dissolves the shade with a tint of dawn
like milk poured in a black tea

she helps him see hope through the sun’s eyes

he helps her brace up through the nights horror

two lovers are angels
breaking each other’s dark wings

& watch these feathers fall one by one
like autumn leaves.


Biography:


Tukur Ridwan Ishola Olorunloba, a Nigerian poet and essayist who hails from Lagos State, attained his B.Sc degree in Political Science; University of Ilorin, Nigeria. His love for writing (poetry especially) has landed him a contributive role in the Nigerian literature since 2013 when he began the journey of writing. His works have appeared on online literary platforms such as Sprinkle Storiez, Our Poetry Corner, Ace World, and Words, Rhymes & Rhythms. He is currently a freelance writer, with special focus on poetry on any theme or any form.

JOIN US FOR MORE ON:
or

DisclaimerACEworld does not claim ownership of any image or artwork used in this publication. Any complaint as with copyright infrigment will be acted upon immediately.

MASSIVE OFFER: Get your business seen by 8,000 people for just N1,000. How? See here!

Free Meta Business Management Course


DISCLAIMER: Do not pay or release sensitive financial details to any organizer/recruiter unless futher verified from your end.

Easter Hunt Sale
Easter Sale
ACEworld Publishers

About the Author: ACEworld Publishers

At ACEworld Publishers, we publish Latest Opportunities, Jobs & Free Online Courses. Join us on Twitter .

Got a question/Suggestion? Let's talk!

LATEST OPPORTUNITIES:

🕛 Jan 31, 2023
American University Human Rights Essay Award 2023(Fully-funded to Washington D.C. USA)
in Awards & Prizes | for Professionals

🕛 Jan 31, 2023
Apply: West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) 2023 Next Generation Internship Program
in Internships / Graduate Trainee Progs. | for Africans

🕛 Jan 31, 2023
Cheshire Prize for Literature 2022
in Awards & Prizes | for Writers & Poets

🕛 Jan 31, 2023
Cudos Foundation 2023 Grant Program for African Entrepreneurs ( $5,000 to $250,000 USD)
in Grants & Fundings | for Africans

🕛 Jan 31, 2023
Deloitte/One Young World 2023 Scholarship Program (Fully-funded)
in Scholarships | for Youths

🕛 Jan 31, 2023
Dolors Alberola Poetry Prize 2023
in General Competitions | for Writers & Poets

🕛 Jan 31, 2023
EPSO Young Plant Scientist Award 2023
in Awards & Prizes | for Scientists

🕛 Jan 31, 2023
ICFJ/ONE 2023 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling
in Awards & Prizes | for Journalists

🕛 Jan 31, 2023
NOUN Essay Competition On Open and Distance Learning (ODL) 2023
in Essay Contests & Prizes | for Nigerians

🕛 Jan 31, 2023
Singapore Management University (SMU) 2023 Steven Miller Scholarship for Undergraduates
in Scholarships | for Undergraduates

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12