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Oluwatobi Jun 20
I hate  political conversations
Especially ones about our dear nation
Should I start with the politician’s lies
Or society’s bias?
Yes, I am young and I don’t know much
But did you see how hard she clenched her purse?
Youths wanna be big
But don’t want to stoop to dig
Trying to look for shortcuts to success
That carries no stress
Men and women in uniform always forget life is A boomerang
they think they can play God cos they’ve got big guns
Our government claim they don’t have enough resources to help us all
but go the extra mile to fund meaningless wars
Humans have allowed their love for innovation to devour them
so much they have failed to acknowledge what they have become
People are so quick to praise loyal partners
Is Cheating acceptable and accessible now?
Politicians love  using tragedies to stay relevant
making false promises to win people over
Countries can’t fix the war on their soil
but go around bombing other countries
to steal their resources and destroy innocent lives
for their financial gain
I see you lot who embrace our black culture
but keep quiet when it comes to our struggle
You can’t choose when to be black sweetie
I don’t know why Vloggers brag about their good deeds
Don’t get me wrong, I am always moved by  your touching videos
but you shouldn’t film the vulnerable
for your views
The internet has  succeeded in painting the perfect body for its audience
that people feel they would be rejected if they don’t meet the society’s standards
We look up  so much to celebrities
because they are reflections of who we want to be
instead of using our little time for our development


Don’t get me wrong
I know and understand
©O.K
June 2020
racism, pandemic, gun violence, greed, police brutality
Oluwatobi May 31
I was taught not to follow the multitude to do evil
but some friends can be deceitful
I have always wanted to be welcomed by my peers
and thought As someone cool
so I joined them
even though what they did was wrong
My choice cost me my freedom
and I fear It is too late
peer pressure
Oluwatobi Apr 9
The source of my sinful desires
And how so many rash decisions were made
The reason why I spoke to the wrong ones
Cos  I was promised  different forms of pleasure
The reason behind my addiction
And how I gave in easily to temptation
I didn’t know you could have so much control over me

©Oluwatobiloba Kolawole
April, 2020
I have made so many mistakes out of boredom and I am still trying to understand my actions.
Oluwatobi Nov 2019
To all the women I once loved

I am sorry I never showed you how much I cared
I was really scared
of being the only one in love
I want A happily ever after
but all I see around is broken hearts

To all the women I loved before
who made sure I never felt alone
and ensured I smiled on my darkest days
you taught me how to love myself
and to love someone else
I am sorry I wasted your time

To all the women I once loved
who showed me so much respect and care
even when I wasn't sincere
I am sorry I pushed you away
I thought I could do this alone

To the women I once loved
Thank you,
and I am sorry

© Oluwatobiloba Kolawole
2019
Oluwatobi Sep 2019
She has accepted her fate, but she still has her doubt
Held on for so long, I am glad she finally let it out
Madre always played her along
Even when he was wrong
I want you to experience the love of two parents
even if your father is always swearing
Father swears she was his last
but I feel his sins are catching up fast

© Oluwatobiloba Kolawole
September 2019
Madre knows Padre is cheating!!
Oluwatobi Apr 2019
So many promises made, yet the walls still crumble!

He said "He is our saviour " and he has the answer to our troubles

Words were spoken

Untruths were told

Nevertheless,  all He needed was influence and riches

© OLUWATOBILOBA KOLAWOLE
APRIL 2019
Oluwatobi Mar 2019
Jane’s vacation spot is so cool!
Did you see her meal?
It made me drool
if only you knew Jane downloaded those images from the internet

Zack, the coolest  guy in my school has such huge number of companions
If only my circle could grow..
Zack’s friends only care about the resources at his disposal and they won’t hesitate to leave him when things go sour

Cara went to a fancy restaurant today
On the off chance that i had more companions and assets
A couple of shots ought to drown this distress…

Veronica’s man showers her with so much love and care
On the off chance that my man was that way
Did you know he showers her with gifts after making her bleed

Aww, they are one major cheerful family!
In the event that my family could learn
If only you knew the kids parents are considering a divorce

Peter is constantly upbeat
I believe he has got everything
Did you know he secretly wishes he could die

She has a decent figure
I am certain she works out a great deal
If only you knew the number of medical procedures she needed to resemble that...

The Internet allows you to see the immaculate lives people are living.
Our youths admire internet superstars who have a large number of followers on their platforms and try to be much the same as them.
Your so called celebrities or role models upload altered versions of their lives so you could think their lives are perfect
I’m sure most of them have times when they weep and question their potentials.
Days where everything gets so empowering and they wanna quit.
Days where they’re not sure of what the future will bring? But you don’t see that in their pictures/ videos.  
Beneath the perfect selfie or video rests turmoil.

Youths nowadays are constantly bothered about the likes and views they have on their posts and they won’t hesitate to take their posts down if it did not gain enough attention.
Honestly, I do feel bad sometimes. I see my peers  in foreign places, posting pictures of their achievements making me question my ability.
I always ensure I’m consisted for I whatever I do is credible cos I know my success is close
© Oluwatobiloba Kolawole
March, 2019
We have all being victims of Social Media's pressure and i thought i should address that.
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