5 Dead Friends Pt. 2

Opeyemi Ojo (OPME)
1 min readOct 8, 2020

Death isn’t happy.

It isn’t funny.

It shouldn’t make you laugh.

Look at me.

Snorting and screaming and slapping arms because

I’m over it.

Grateful.

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The deaths of friendships

That left me

A coward in my own house

Building castles in the sky

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Opeyemi Ojo (OPME)

Opeyemi Ojo took a hiatus from poetry to focus on a newfound love for short stories. She soon returned to poetry, proving that you never forget your first.