Too sweet,
Black boy from the lower Ninth
Swollen face,
wreck bones,
no sleep at night.

Too Sweet in an adult prison
Trumps America charged him treason
Giving Nova Bordelon a reason,
To write and act every season.

For every black dude –
In the lower Ninth, booed,
By the call of Racists,
And the cruelty of the Police.
A moment of an extraordinary poignancy
A pregnancy,
For the black writer’s pen.

I leagued with Nova’s voice –
In a fictional revoice
To un-voice the fiendish despot
Marring our society’s melting pot.

Black boys like Too Sweet,
Deserves everything, if not two, but sweet.


AJAO, Ibrahim Bello. A Poet, Blogger, A graduate from the department of Sociology, University of Ilorin. He is known as the Bard of Ilala, ‘Valorous son of the tribe’. He won the Writer of the year 18/19 in his department. Writing poems is one of the best things that happened to him. He has the passion and derived joy and pleasure in this act. His works has featured on series of anthologies on the Giant Pen websites. He’s currently writing as a co-author in a poetry book named ‘THE HOUSE OF GRACE’.
Phone contact: 08152088792
Twitter: @Ibbwrites

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