All posts by Emeka Oji-Dike

Hopeless Hopes

In trepidation You approach your future Flapping your wings Against the wind of life Like a bird with wounded wings You try to soar high above Into the atmosphere of life How can you sow without a seed? How can you drive without Petrol? How can you swim against the tide? These you must achieve … Continue reading Hopeless Hopes

The Writer’s World

I do not want to be a bee Always busy producing honey, I do not want to be a banker Counting other people’s money I do not want to be a policeman Collecting bribes on the road Or exploiting unsuspecting drivers The Nigerian police, I detest. I do not want to be a Politician Making … Continue reading The Writer’s World

“Is Nigerian Police Really Your Friend?”

The rot and decadence in the Nigerian Police is devastating. I don’t even know If they cause more harm than good. They’ve proved themselves to b a tool of intimidation in the hands of the rich. Their actions always portray that they are out for hire to the highest bidder. I don’t know about other … Continue reading “Is Nigerian Police Really Your Friend?”

Fighting Kwa-rap-shon

We are fighting Kwa-rap-shon Yet we receive criminals into our Party Make them officials of Government Dine and Wine with them That’s Kwa-rap-shon !!! We are fighting Kwa-rap-shon But if you change to our Party You are vindicated and sanctified Baptised in our Party name That’s Kwa-rap-shon !!! We are fighting Kwa-rap-shon Yet we spend … Continue reading Fighting Kwa-rap-shon

Fantasies Of My Heart

She gives me sweet pains She makes me cry for joy She makes me laugh painfully She’s the girl between my feelings She’s a rose hidden in a forest Whose beauty and fragrance wastes Like the Sun’s rays behind a gloomy cloud Paralyzing my veins by her presence She’s a goddess of goddesses Beauty bows … Continue reading Fantasies Of My Heart

Irresistible

As he knelt before the Altar Feeling like Judas Iscariot His thoughts wandering… His mind pondering… His head wondering… Immersed in reminiscences It came like vivid pictures Showing on a Cinema Screen All his promises resounding Reverberating in his head He tried to keep his pact She came unannounced to him Luscious and Seductive in … Continue reading Irresistible

The Neglect Of History

A son of the repudiated brother Was given the mantle of leadership He tried to pacify his brothers But that, cost him his life Fourty-five years later A Descendant of the repudiated Became saddled with the Crown This time, by Divine Providence He also tried to placate his brothers He even abandoned his nuclear family … Continue reading The Neglect Of History