Here’s a poem by Toluwani Oluwamuyiwa.
The title is ALHAJA
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Alhaja Oh Alhaja, What a funny girl;
She made the boys fall for her deep like water in a well,
The Lads would admire from afar how her body would jingle like a bell;
She made all the boys want to talk to her, but when they touch
her she would yell.
Curiosity that killed the Cat would make them ask why they
She would reply by saying it’s her religion and they don’t do such
But you know the Boys didn’t pay attention to her words that much,
She would then yell and beat their hands after they did touch.
OK, why don’t you reveal your hair when you dress up in the
And she replies to the guy why do you wear black every day like
you are mourning?
Then the dumbfounded boy will keep shut like a goal keeper,
Feeling grim, like deaths nearby, I smell the Reaper.
But no matter how Alhaja said she would never fall for us
I use to catch her stealing a glance at me maybe thrice or once.
I didn’t know whether Alhaja was Catching Feelings or not,
But with all the eye contact I was getting I couldn’t still tell a
Ironic that in physics class she was trying to solve the bad
chemistry between us,
But I was rather in love with her tanned body which she thought
was a curse
She was starting to dislike me, which I could tell by her
demeanor towards me
It was obvious she was disappointed at me thinking all along
that I was a G.