Verses — A new Poetry series from

Verses #1 is an untitled poem written by Anjola Adedayo

Artwork by Jessica Severn (

Give me only

the people

who do not mistake

my anxiety for doubt

who do not see my pacing

my deliberation as a wavering

who look upon my softness

and see the steel.


Find Anjola on Instagram, Twitter and Medium: Anjola Adedayo — @anj_ade

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