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We Built Our Love Like A Shelter
We built our love like a shelter you cut trees, I drew water you laid bricks, I made mortar we built our love together. We built our love like a shelter it had roofs, walls and windows wide beds and soft pillows we build our love together. Like a shelter…

Tolu’ Akinyemi 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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