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 As a matter of fact, it is hard to come across a physicist with a strong affinity for poetry. Fortunately for you, I am one. My name is Akinyemi AbdulMalik.

My journey to poetry was inspired by a girl I saw on TV long before I chose to study Physics in the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA). Although I have a vague recollection of her words, the feeling I got hereafter still lingers in my heart. She recited the poem she had composed so beautifully that I felt like hugging her through the screen.

Slowly, I began my research into poetry, and I started scribbling whatever I felt was poetry enough to scribble. Honestly, the journey wasn’t a smooth one (given that I was a novice). Sometimes, the reactions I got from people after reading my poems tempted me to give up. But I am glad that I didn’t, and this has shaped me into the poet that I am today. 

My mom and I

My poems have been featured on some magazines like the Cliqq magazine, Al-Furqan magazine (FUTA), the Islamic World of Talents' anthology, By Me Poetry, etc. You can also read some of my poems HERE

NB: Except stated otherwise, the write-ups on this blog are mine.

The path of poetry led me to other genres like fiction, essay, and so on. In 2016, I bagged the second prize for the GIC (Glorious Islamic Center) national essay competition. Currently, I am working on my first novella. You can read some of my stories HERE.

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In order to echo my own voice and the voice of others, and also to entertain people and make reading fun, I created this blog. Trust me, there is still a lot to discover. Please, feel free to explore. Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter. And remember, there is always something to write; something to read; and the pens of scribes have not gone to their eternal rest. Love you *wink*


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