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There is a Storm in my Head

This collection of poems covers the human voyage from the gentle tides of innocence, dreams and purpose to the reality of fear, disappointment and pain. It’s a tale of extremes as the mind is tossed from frustration to elation; slipping into the depths of failure and finding anchors of hope. It is a catalogue of man’s desire: healing, happiness…and lust.


Scripture is a collection of poetry that deals with the human condition looking beyond the ordinary to reveal strength. Jide Badmus uses the various devices of poetry to paint vivid images that readers would easily connect with.


Obaluaye is a poetry collection for the things that plague us. Obaluaye is a Yoruba god of infirmities and healing.

The poems in this book talk of cradles and graves and every experience in-between, employing the duality attribute of the Orisha of epidemics. Each poem is an experience of health and death wrapped in a pod, of strength and flaws and a thirst for things that elude.