Metamorphosis

Just like an egg, I was fragile and vulnerable. Not realizing the power within me I thought I will never evolve. But it was all a lie. I evolved into a beautiful caterpillar. Suddenly I can move. But the movement was slow. I found myself in a treacherous environment. I was scared; I knew I […]

artiste Blessing Akorede Oloye Lagos, Nigeria

I am Blessing Oloye, a graduate of Microbiology from Covenant University. A self-taught, relief sculpture artist can be said to be my artistry definition. Most of my artworks are inspired by life issues: The joy, the struggles, and the mixed emotions are translated into works of art. Art for me is cathartic, allowing emotions to […]

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Just like an egg, I was fragile and vulnerable. Not realizing the power within me I thought I will never evolve. But it was all a lie. I evolved into a beautiful caterpillar. Suddenly I can move. But the movement was slow. I found myself in a treacherous environment. I was scared; I knew I had something on my inside. I was not sure what it was, but then I began to climb and at a point I began to change. I couldn’t move, I was helpless; I thought to myself “I am back to being immobile; little movements is better than no movement at all”. And suddenly, I felt a power growing within me; I was strong enough to brake out of the cocoon. I sensed there was something different about her, I felt faster. I couldn’t feel my wings but knew there was something there and at that moment, I spread me brand-new beautiful wings and jumped. Yes, I remembered how to fly against all odds, I have become the butterfly.

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