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…

I Am Not Me by Eli Oko

I am not I. I do not watch girls drift off into night skies With sirens and screeching tyres Debauched dirty men pointing to invisible friends And scattered screams of celebration I remember walking alone between tall buildings I recall the sensation of cold cement floors I hated the glare of city lights on shop windows…

“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…

Rose Gold Petals by Eli Oko

You are like rose gold petals you fall on to grounds of milk you grow wings and fly into skies of candy floss you are the edibles we write about you are the fresh pastures we farm you keep the forests blooming you need nothing but water and sunlight you are the reason why we keep…

To My Silent Readers

Dear Silent Readers, I am sorry I am calling you out, I am sorry there is no more hiding my frustration I can not control these words from my mouth.  I feel you silently build me up, you grow me with your tranquil waters, however lately I have been experiencing the stormy weathers with downpours and…

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…

Answered Prayer by Eli Oko

I have a man. I have a man that looks at me as if he is reading me his favorite book he will never put down each line he explores, over and over and over again he loves each page as his eyes follow its story his fingers trace down the spine he loves my…

Burning by Eli Oko

  I left my candle burning overnight I lit it to bring some sight to the blind thoughts I had So that I could not only think clearer but feel clearer too I watched the wick transpire for a second slowly I saw the wax heat up and melt It was stronger than me at…