I once lived with a chronically incompatible couple
they were square-peg-and-round-hole disqualified
living under a sole roof
they were an exception -
the unlike poles that...
Writing for Yewande is just as important as breathing, it has always been her safe place, in her words, “a panacea in distress, a medium of self-purgation and a harbor in the midst of turbulence”. She hopes to share her poetry with all – both far and near – by documenting her daily experiences through the poetic arts. It is safe to say that Yewande has finally found her voice and some meaning to her existence. Her poems have won numerous awards, among which are The Guardian Newspaper poetry prize, the Fidelity Bank prize for creative writing among others. She recently won The World Bank YouthActonEDU spoken word prize and Project Knucklehead Prize for Creative Rebellion