Entries by Cirphrank

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1234 – Loving you is not easy

1234Loving you is not easyElse, I would have stopped the count at 3I miss not missing you. ABCDLoving you isn’t sweetElse I would have stopped at the letter CBut you are no vitamin, more like a deficiency. Loving you is not idealIt’s not for the fainthearted And their is no pride in itNot when it […]


Monsters And Balloons

My monsters gave me a grinWhen I was little they gave dreamsBut I’ve long grownAnd life has reshaped them into frightening gnomes. My monsters gave me a grinBut as an Adult, they give me chillsFor my innocence life has whippedAnd I’m tempted to say the younger me was just naive. But what if the younger […]

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10,000 smiles

We have an abundance hereWith every tick-tock We having thick talkAbout happiness. There’s a whole lot of self-love quotes flying aroundHappiness promoting woke statements tooSo I tell you, friend, We have an abundance of it here. Don’t let the default on rents fool youOr a kid’s school fees rants clue youI implore you not to […]

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I was born a sinner

I was born a sinnerBut I promise I will be better. I didn’t choose the natureBut my choices ain’t yoursI grew up in streets that are hotFor the men are cold. I lay blamesLike for me, no good foundation was laid. I believe in a higher beingBut never needed HIM to get high and pleasedI […]

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I don’t trust humans.

I don’t trust humansWhy should I? Same folks that make the peace sign with the index and middle fingerUse the same fingers to imitate a gun. And when writing me a peace letterSupports the biro tightly with the middle finger. Why should I trust humansHas my back only to stab me in the back. I […]


I’ll, not because I will.

I’ll cry, not because it’s fun But because they need to confirm that I’m alive. I’ll walk, not because I feel crawling sucks But void of growth, who am I? I’ll be off to school Long before I understand what it is. I’ll fall in love against my preferences Just because Cupid is a bully. […]


BallersConnect : flawless OR a gallant error?

After the expensive hype, we all wanted a whole lot. We hoped as a community, yearning, waiting to be fed with the best hangout ever. Dropped in a loop of boundless doubt, unsure of the whole idea, wondering with a punched mind, sharing frequent gaze at how well spiced and diverse the program list was. […]

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The Elections (Spoken Word Poetry)

I am ET Godspower, a native of Bayelsa State, Nigeria. I do spoken word poetry professionally and this is my excerpt for the Nigerian elections. Download The Elections (mp3) Godspower is not a newbie to the scene and not a new entry on Beta Yarn, from the days of before Broken, he has been and is […]

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Find JOY (2)

When it seems like your life is interwoven with misery and the hope of good living a mystery, be still. Miseries are mere China plates. When your heart becomes a lump of burning coal, Or worse a fiery furnace, don’t fret! Don’t you see that the colors of the flames are still beautiful? When your […]