If #ThisTweet Were an Actual Poem — A compilation.

So, this is a compilation of tweets from different people that I thought were spot-on. I added a few words to it. I think it should have been longer because #ThisTweet trend touched many societal issues, but I kinda got tired. LOL. I hope you enjoy it.
I’d like to acknowledg.e a few people whose tweets/wisdom contributed to this: Ohiolei @Ohioleii ; hassan. @hassytee; baby boy. @iamrilwan ; eghonghon @eghonghon_ ; Lade Tawak • Iyalode @deaduramilade ; Fettuccine Fiend @KeksiOsheeks; Mr. Oreo @LaseTawak ; BLKKSKNHD @txchukwu ; Oluwatosin Adeshokan @theOluwatosin ; Assumpta Chukwu! ‏@AssumptaCharles.
If you find your tweet here and I forgot to mention your name, forgive me and thanks for your wisdom.

#ThisTweet.

#ThisTweet
#ThisTweet is #ThisTweet
#ThisTweet is that tweet
#Thistweet is tribute to Mutabaruka’s ‘Dispoem’ — Watch/read up that poem if you must.
#ThisTweet is imperfectly perfect
#ThisTweet is beautifully flawed
#ThisTweet is a metaphor
#ThisTweet is the unspoken words that say the most
#Thistweet is for all the words unspoken and the silence said.
#ThisTweet is too sweet for these streets.
#ThisTweet is wrong;
#ThisTweet is right.
#ThisTweet is short;
#ThisTweet is long.
#ThisTweet is simple;
#ThisTweet is hard.
#ThisTweet is life;
#ThisTweet is death.
#Thistweet is a knife to your throat.
#ThisTweet is suicide notes.
#ThisTweet is the boil in your arm pit when you need crutches.
#ThisTweet is the fire in your heart.
#ThisTweet is five words long. Six …Seven …Eight!
#ThisTweet is what you want it to be;
#ThisTweet is who you want to be.
#Thistweet is not a toast, this tweet is not lamb to a cause.
#Thistweet is the personification of an event.
#ThisTweet is smart but clueless.
#ThisTweet is the stupidity in our purported wisdom.
#ThisTweet is a question For why everything must be a contest.
#ThisTweet is an embellished propaganda set to send us back into slavery.
#Thistweet shouldn’t be complex.
#Thistweet should be easily understood.
#thistweet is hell in session. This tweet is a nation in rebellion.
#ThisTweet will break your spine whenever you fathom what #Thistweet is about.
#ThisTweet is the naked truth clothed and sweating under a pile of lies.
#ThisTweet is a burden
#ThisTweet is your want for brighter tomorrow
#ThisTweet is the revolution
#ThisTweet is the exodus from our genesis.
#ThisTweet is the genesis of our revelation.
#ThisTweet is the wages of sin
#ThisTweet is the absolution of sins.
#ThisTweet is a war coming soon.
To defend her unity and honour and glory.
#ThisTweet is the state of Africa.
#ThisTweet is our Nigeria
#ThisTweet is for Nigerians
#ThisTweet is not a blackman
#ThisTweet is not whiteman
#ThisTweet is not the colour between black and white
#ThisTweet is not a person of colour
#ThisTweet is human
#ThisTweet is You
#ThisTweet is Me
#ThisTweet is Us
#ThisTweet is Them
#ThisTweet is Bob Marley
#ThisTweet is Fela Anikulapo-Kuti
#ThisTweet is Ken Saro Wiwa
#Thistweet believes in Nigeria
#Thistweet is Nigerian before Delta
#Thistweet is Nigerian before Edo
#ThisTweet is Ewedu, Tuwon shinkafa, Oha soup, Afang soup, Jollof rice and Chicken
#ThisTweet is Wa Zo Bia
#Thistweet will make #Nigeria work
#ThisTweet
#ThisTweet is the Nigeria that doesn’t work
#ThisTweet is Nepa and mosquitoes
#ThisTweet is bad roads and potholes
#ThisTweet is a checkpoint officer
#ThisTweet is his fifty Naira
#ThisTweet is not tomorrow’s leaders.
#ThisTweet is our ancient saggy bellied politicians not letting the ‘Leaders of Tomorrow’ come into the light.
#ThisTweet is for the leaders of tomorrow who sadly are the nephews and nieces of the leaders of today.
#ThisTweet is the sins of thieving politicians.
#ThisTweet is blood.
#ThisTweet is oil.
#ThisTweet is for the future leaders. Those who are not afraid to be the change they want to see.
#ThisTweet speaks to the Nigerian Youth. The revolution has begun
The grounds are breaking
They cannot stop you
Be the change Nigeria needs.
#ThisTweet is for the ones that stay strong
The ones that refuse to be put down
The ones that stand up for what they believe.
#ThisTweet is the future of #Nigeria with less than thirty percent prospect.
#ThisTweet is a New Nigeria, the 5th Republic, the Crazy.
#ThisTweet is dictatorship
#ThisTweet is The Dictator
#ThisTweet is Abdel Nasser
#ThisTweet is Idi Amin
#ThisTweet is Sani Abacha
#ThisTweet is Robert Mugabe
#ThisTweet is Mobutu
#thisTweet is fear and oppression
#ThisTweet is the military
#thisTweet is party politics
#thisTweet is a hurting Africa.
#ThisTweet
#ThisTweet is for the parents that suffered just so their children could get the best education.
#Thistweet is not education that strikes it’s pupils.
#Thistweet is educational reform. One point agenda.
#ThisTweet is rich but has a poverty mentality
#ThisTweet is gold iPhones while there are missing girls
#Thistweet will not bring back our girls.
#ThisTweet does not think there is God.
#ThisTweet is hurt. Chai!
#ThisTweet is not seeking missing Principals.
#ThisTweet wants it’s girls
#ThisTweet is for the ones who have faith
Who hope,
Who believe,
#ThisTweet is for the ones that stay strong
The ones that refuse to be put down
The ones that stand up for what they believe.
#ThisTweet is for the people who feel the most alive when they’re inches away from death
#ThisTweet is for the Nigerian soldiers who fell in battle against terrorists.
#ThisTweet is for the goodbyes we never got to say.
#ThisTweet is for the Kainenes who never returned.
#ThisTweet is for Biafra.
#ThisTweet is bro ken
#ThisTweet
#Thistweet is tired, this tweet wills not to be tweeted but #Thistweet won’t stop tweeting.
#ThisTweet is the Nigerian youth tired of being jobless.
#ThisTweet is for friends
turned family Those that make sure that the beautiful memories always outshine the ugly ones;
People we trust.
We hope together;
We stay together.
#Thistweet will not trend.
#Thistweet is fucking sick of cliché.
But
#ThisTweet is already trending.
#ThisTweet is a conspiracy theory.
#ThisTweet is a taboo.
#ThisTweet is true talk.
#ThisTweet is not just a hashtag
#ThisTweet is more than a hashtag
#ThisTweet is the revolution.
#ThisTweet never ends

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5 thoughts on “If #ThisTweet Were an Actual Poem — A compilation.

  1. I was so hurt that I wasn’t online when #thistweet was trending.
    I missed something great.
    Very very lovely. Thanks for giving me an opportunity to be part of it.

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