It wasn't the sound of her name that terrified me,
It was the trilling notes it made instead
Like a lovesick bird,
The penultimate vowel piercing the ear to bursting
The final consonant offering such sweet release
Just as tortured lovers pine for.
Ogunkunle Olawunmi Oyinkansola is a student of the department of Crop Protection and Environmental Biology in the University of Ibadan. She's an agricultural journalist, a poet and blogger. She loves good books, music and chocolates. If she's not writing, she's either listening to music or reading because learning never exhausts the mind.
Music is life, Poetry is beautiful!