Vertigo by Abiola-Awe

Vertigo by Abiola-Awe Oluwatise

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Remember this.
This second, this minute.
Savour the smoothness of the air you inhale.

Enjoy this.
The fluid feel of the pen in your hand as your emotions melt to ink and stain the canvas of your notepad to create a masterpiece displayed only in the gallery of the corner of your bedroom.

Answer this.
The numerous calls your brain puts through to you embrace the ring of the migraine.
Puff a smoke with your spirit.

Harmonize this.
The melody of the air as it leaves your lungs, the medley made by instruments you never knew existed, every tune every perfectly timed beat of your weary heart,
Live it.
Satisfy your thirst for a purpose.

Entertain your will to live.

Project your consciousness to a reality fictional to everyone except you.
Fuel your desire, Smile for the flash, embrace her, hold her hand, close your eyes, laugh, cry, die, enjoy the euphoria of being alive.
Spin life in her red dress, slow motion.
Waltz, two step.
Kiss her unrealistically soft lips.
Never let go.

<strong>Abiola-Awe Oluwatise</strong>
Abiola-Awe Oluwatise

Abiola-Awe Oluwatise is a 17-year-old writer, poet, and art enthusiast from Lagos, Nigeria. He is a 2nd year student studying Biochemistry at Covenant University.

Abiola-Awe is an avid reader, enjoys being with family and friends along with fellowship in church and has always had a passion for writing since the age of 6. He takes writing serious as it is a career he would eventually love to pursue. He has a manuscript pending for his book titled “Teenage Mind Penitentiary”.

He has a dream to change the world with words, one piece at a time, and says writing is something he wants to do for the rest of his life. Or at least till astigmatism from old age kicks in.

All in all he‘s just a young boy with dreams who enjoys the warmth of family and friends, heading to change the world, by God’s grace.

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