Author Archives: Olajire Manja

The Song

I want to play you a song To soothe your ears To help wrap my sorrows in your life I want to play you a song To give rhythm to my lust for you And tone in intimate secrets of … Continue reading

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Eyes Of Edosa

Hey! Hey you there! What the heck is your profit? How did you become so vain? Everything you touch is stained You knew we’d solve it But you insisted and took turns

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In Whom Am Well Pleased

I had never been baptized Since you soaked me up in your holy water I was your well chosen While your mother verified It’s obvious she taught you well Oh! well she did Your four cornered temple A place of … Continue reading

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All The Devils Are Here (A Side Nigga’s Tale)

I am really not a wicked person, I’m just another person with dark fantasies although most times it could be sweet as if I were eating honey and bread. I have always believed in Shakespeare’s quote of “Hell is empty … Continue reading

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Here With You

For the first time I’ve fallen in love so catch me For you I believed in marriage Heading home and I’m wondering How lucky tis to have you You never though I’d make it this far Did you?

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He Won’t Die Again

Hold her, don’t you leave her Watch her and pray against enemies He’s in love and it’s a first She could cry just so he doesn’t fight it Been dead before, he won’t die again I don’t want to die … Continue reading

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The Chain Series: Forget This Chain

The sea hung storm-bound The good ship Jesus would never wreck Lucy sang to us- while we fought Blood and sweat we rained Forget this chain, this not me Broken and beating, yes that’s me

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Spirit Tales

Hmmm, the holy spirit says I should tell someone here today “That his soul has been delivered from the Devil” Is it true? I guess I mean, w..wait a minute, hallelujah! Are you all really that ignorant? Really? Really?

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Stained

Once beaten, twice fallen Once concealed never recalled Like the angel clothed in Wolf skin and shepard coat As a fruit of sin in the hold Of a femme fatale, he He should know better His laughter became sneezes

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Let Me Go

Haven’t you listened- When I beat the Omele ako? Didn’t you watch in delight How I danced in the market center? Then let me go Then let me go I want to play my Goje And sing for my unborn … Continue reading

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