Ode to Pa Gomez @ 90 – Bolaji Ramos

But for difference in time And the unwillingness to alter The vastness of human history, I would call you the Nomos of our time. Son of Eunomia Son of...

Poetic Side with Bolaji: The Nigerian Escape

How can they cover this guilty albino in a crowd Of this cautious and sensitive black-skinned? Our melanin of reason is so strong That we can easily...
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Poetic Side with Bolaji: Oga the Law

Oga The Law In the service of Themis Minister in the Temple of Justice But… You were not there When He mud-filled the sonority of my voice And held my...

Poetic Side: Judges on a Ride to the Open Court

Judges went on a ride to the Open Court With their adjudicatory heads a-ringing, Their judicial minds a-rumbling And their judicious hearts a-pounding. There was no chariot of...

Poetic Side with Bolaji: Still, Law Rules

The President spent 103 days abroad Still, law rules. Whoever feels there’s a breach is sounding absurd Still, law rules.   The Constitution is still the way to go...

Poetic Side with Bolaji: My Honourable Law Lord

  I.  My Honourable Law Lord is also flesh and blood The bearer of Liberty touch and Themis’ sword. He swore the oath to always uphold the...
Poetic Side: The Reasonable Man of Law - Bolaji Ramos

Poetic Side: The Reasonable Man of Law – Bolaji Ramos

Put him to the test And you’ll see that at best The lawyer is not the reasonable man of law. The lawyer reasons the law The reasonable man...
Poetic Side: The Reasonable Man of Law - Bolaji Ramos

Poetic Side: With Due Respect – Bolaji Ramos

For those Who have become robotic fellows Amongst our learned friends, And sold their lawyerly wits For one kobo At the marketplace of ignominy And other lawyers’ selfish drives — They...

Poetic Side: If it is not offered, It cannot be taken

FRIEND, KEEP YOUR LOOT- (Response to Prof. Niyi Osundare’s My Lord where should I keep your loot.) If it is not offered, It cannot be taken. You...

Poetic Side with Bolaji: Law is a Comic Relief

Law is a comic relief Subtlety amidst ardent belief. Draconian legislation That still wriggles out an exception. Pitiless killer Yet cleverest healer. Law is a comic relief Deus ex machina to...