Arewà Okunrin
That makes my hearts melt like ice.
The first time we met, 
I could not tell you how I felt
Because it was just too soon
To feel such depth of love.
The feelings you evoked stirred up
Emotions as deep as Ọdọ Osun.
With its deep root somewhere 
Between Agbedemeji ayé àti Orún.
I was not only bewildered by my feelings
But shocked as well—
So I consulted Orunmila 
To know if you were real or a fluke.
I questioned Ọlódùmarè 
About why thoughts of you keep coming 
Like the Abiku that denied his mother peace.
I asked ifá to send you on exile 
Faraway from my thoughts to Eyin Odi
So I would stop breaking my mother's pot
Each time I accost you on my way
Back from the stream of osun.

You still visit like Àbíkú—
Yes! Your numerous wanderings
Earned you the pẹlẹ that sit on your cheeks.
Well, I paid a visit to Olúáwo
To offer sacrifices to the divinties 
Since my mind is now your new playground.
And when the gifts were dropped at the Oritameta 
That leads to the heart of the witches, 
I was asked to give my peace offering 
To one Arewà Okunrin—
The Opele of WordPress,
The Ìgi ìrókò of Ecx,
Egun alárè of Tech, 
Babalawo of codes.
Bewildered, I blessed the mothers 
But cursed inwardly at my fate.
And now l seek to unravel the mystery 
That has made you a blessed curse.

For Geek Tutor.

© Opeyemi Lawal


  1. Very well written mate.
    Keep scribbling.
    I see a flower ever blooming.

  2. Replies
    1. Thanks so much for taking your time to read, I hope you find more interesting contents to engage your interest.

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    1. Thanks so much, I promise to bring more scintillating contents your way.😁

  4. This is beautiful! I cant wait to read more of this.

    1. Thanks so much for taking your time out to read.

  5. Thanks so much, I hope you enjoy it while you're here.

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    1. Thanks.🤭 I'm glad I blew your mind.☺️

  7. Nice one...I foored for the lines and the words

  8. Hmmmm spectacular... Arewa obirin that writes her heart. Graces be multiplied...

    1. Amen. Thank you. ☺️
      I wish you weren't anonymous tho.

  9. A heartmelting poem to the soul

    1. I am glad you found it so. Thank you.☺️


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