I Am Telling You by Eli Oko

The first poem on the Blog for 2018. I was silent but I was still telling you all something very important.

Peace, Joy & Acceptance

Ultimately, today I realised that you just need to accept the world for what it is and for what it is not.

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…

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…