Olabisi Akinwale

Olabisi Akinwale

Poetry, prose and the wonders in between.

AYÌNKÉ

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: We met at the nightfall where art meet bodies with desires. All i wanted was you, a place my heart could sing and the world around me would feel like the dancing of butterflies. And when…

After Your Burial

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: we returned to a house full of emptiness, nothing takes the place of what gives a house the feeling of home. my heart became a mosaic of wreckage knowing it will live forever in a story…

Dance, Dance, Baby Dance

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: ÀNÌKÉ- Day 22 Dance, Dance, Baby Dance twirl your waist to the beats of our love, twirl, twirl, leave me with a thirst for the wine your body brews. twirl, twirl, leave me in ecstasy, with…

This is what loving you feels like

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: ÀNÌKÉ- Day 19 This is what loving you feels like like baptism, like been submerged in the art of something that holds water. loving you feels like holding lightening in my bone, baby, I could think…

We Die Here

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: ÀNÌKÉ- Day 18 We Die Here this poem is for the days our love dashed against a stone & the spaces between our hearts grows deep enough to bury soft whispers. it’s for the words we…

Elixir

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: ÀNÌKÉ- Day 17 Elixir let’s say this poem is your gestures spreading on my skin like wildfire, which means perforated bodies are fertile grounds to grow flowers in love’s name. let’s say your light took the…

I Want Loving Nights, Tender Dreams

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: ÀNÌKÉ- Day 16 I Want Loving Nights, Tender Dreams for you, for me, for us, for everything that bears witness of the beauty that dances to our (he)art-beats, for this matrimony where there is always a…

The Art of Love

By Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale: ÀNÌKÉ- Day 15 The Art of Love the night your pain was full of yeast, you stretched my elastic voice to a being at the other end of your bed, say it feels better, say it…