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.



The deaths of friendships

That left me

A coward in my own house

Building castles in the sky



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.