Olajide Olawale is a communication and language arts student at the prestigious University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
Echoes of the Soul
As twilight’s tender touch envelopes all
Where shadows dance with whispers of grace,
I wander through realms of poetic thought,
Where words unfurl, untamed and sought.
In the vast expanse of boundless dreams,
Where reality fades and imagination gleams,
The ink of my soul spills upon the page,
Creating a symphony, an eternal stage.
Lines converge, like rivers to the sea,
Weaving tales of love and mystery,
Metaphors bloom, like flowers in spring,
Unfolding secrets that the heart can bring.
Each syllable, a brushstroke of emotion,
Painting landscapes of timeless devotion,
I sculpt my verses with delicate precision,
Capturing moments with poetic incision.
Through stanzas, I delve into the human plight,
Unraveling stories of anguish and delight,
The poet’s voice, a vessel of introspection,
Illuminating truths with poignant reflection.
Yet, within the cadence of this artful verse,
Lies the yearning for connection, a universe,
Where hearts may find solace and unity,
Bridging the chasm of our humanity.
So let this poem be a vessel, a guiding light,
Inviting souls to wander through the night,
To dance among the stars, to dream and dare,
Embracing the beauty of language, free and rare.
Olajide Olawale is a communication and language arts student at the prestigious University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He is known for his evocative storytelling and captivating style of writing. His works span fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. His pen name is DNA.