Bearer of melody
Champion of rhythmic rattling
Hidden tales in leather woven treasures
My legs are battle ready.
Herald of virgin sounds
Mediating ancestral tale bearer
Cuckoo bird chirping in my ears
My cuddling arms rock your boat.
Vaudeville of sweet symphony
Raw, mystic and pure
Awaken the slumbering Savannah
In blissful gyrations, I m your puppet.
god of beats, let my body bless your harmony
Like a mother weaning a hungry infant
Feed my ears with soothing simulations
I m your subordinate.
Jagunlabi Kodeman is the pseudonym for Quadri Adelowo. He bagged a Bachelors degree in English from Lagos State University, Ojo. He is a poet, crime fiction and short story writer. His works, “Elderly Kolanuts” and the ” The Adventures of Demo Sledge” are on booksie.com. He is married with children and is currently based in Osogbo where he teaches. You can reach him@ Facebook.com/ jagunlabi Kodeman or Quadri Adelowo, or Instagram/quadri adelowo. Call 08029157229 or 09062188837.