When You Are Single
When You Are Single
When you are single everything reminds you. Commercials remind you everything is cheaper if you buy in twos. Your big idle pots remind you since you almost never cook for two Your favourite dress reminds you; it needs help zipping from the back Those nosy acquaintances too with questions you…
Postman
Postman
I wait for love patiently the way one waits for a special delivery. All day, I sit by the door ears flared like a calabash waiting quietly for the bell to ring. By noon it rings eventually, excitedly, I leap for the door but it’s only my neighbour Mosun; borrowing…


Tolu_Akinyemi_poetolu_smallTolu’ Akinyemi is an Architect, Entrepreneur, and a passionate Creativist. He was born in Akure, the sleepy capital city of Ondo State, Nigeria. He studied at the Federal University of Technology Akure, Nigeria, and then at the University of Greenwich, London.

His Poetry was short-listed in Verses From The Sun (2012); An Association of Nigerian Authors, Anthology, A Way With Words (2014); A Great British Write Off Anthology, The Big Society; A poetry stage play written for The Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust, London, and The Greenwich-Lewisham Young People’s Theatre. His writings have also appeared on other printed and online outlets.

You can find Tolu on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter (@poetolu). He believes in ‘The Big Bang Theory’ TV Show, Google and Jesus. Tolu currently lives in London, England.

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