Making Lemonade by Eli Oko

Life threw me so many curve balls Life threw so many trial and tribulations I caught each I saw them in the moment I watched them transpire Because as hard as the moment may seem They do transpire They turn into dust Just like us Life saw me in the mirror And I stared back…

A-Z Of All I’ve Met

A – Annabel B – Brenda C – Chris (Whoever you wish this to be) D – Davinia E – Elijah F – Francisca (She has the same name as me) G – Greta H – Hanson ( A path I feel privileged to explore) I – Isaac J – Joseph (My brother who gave…

Options by Eli Oko

We have so many options! Up to us which one we choose We know what we have to gain Crystal clear what we could lose Honestly, sometimes I hate the options I sit and struggle picking one I wish that one was picked for me I would have to settle, job done. I think we have too many options And now…

“Written Today, Heard Tomorrow” Extract by Eli Oko

  • hands • We are the hands clasped tight The palms open wide We are the veins pumping The words flowing through them We are the distilled emotions As if fingers running through a tangeled skull Untwisting knots in thoughts that are dull We are the hands That carried weight When even your heart…

Undone by Eli Oko (Collab with Alex Undone)

Is this what being an adult feels like? Where shall we start? The goal to be on a billboard Driven by my success, black and white in papers But rainbow effects, in my heart This mission is more than an external goal, It is empowered by what is within Make your inner person great, be…

Great Talk by Eli Oko

Please excuse these tears They do not reflect my inner most feelings As deep and desperate they may seem Inside I am jumping for joy Because my concern has always been your happieness Your happiness has always been my thought And my thought and has always been you Not in the way every person may wish…

Sky by Eli Oko

I think I know why he walked away We didn’t grow apart Our eyes were precisely aligned Our future was quite on time We didn’t talk ourselves out of anything We spoke loads about tomorrow But we didn’t forget about today He always whispered sweet nothings into my ears And never wanted me to change…

For Life by Eli Oko

I think my obsession with corridors sparked from things I have never quite been able to explain Parts of my thoughts that don’t have logical reasoning I think the enclosed feeling was security but the longer the corridor the better As it began to symbolise infinity I think my obsession with these 2 walls and…

Late Submission by Eli Oko

So I havent written anything in a while Because I couldnt submit things whilst ill at home in my bed coughing up phlegm the length of strings And playing them in my head like symthanys, pitying myself Because I couldn’t submit things and promote them on my twitter whilst I am travelling with so many…

Above Us by Eli Oko

… And the world we live in was blue with the sound of the sky above us. Why? they whispered, but I never answered. And the heat from the words unspoken blew holes into her soul that was beneath her thoughts. No lost carriage on our runaway train just the passengers and the 4 legged…