Category Archives: Poetry

Haunted

Haunted

For ‘Rosemary’ Afternoon quiet and sunny Excited gist all the way Dome to staff quarters The cause of our excitement Party out of this world It was out of this world Just not the way we’d imagined Can still hear you How was I to know? Your spirit I admired Free as a bird Ultimately … Continue reading Haunted

Visions

Visions

Every eye sees a different vision. Every man,a different mission. A different song every ear listens to, Some sway,some move, Some sing along, Others dance too. This arena we sourjourn, Daily we toil from dusk till dawn. Every man,an actor, Every man.a different script. His own director. How he acts,so he reaps. The road upwards … Continue reading Visions

Stormy Heavens

Stormy Heavens

The heavily pregnant clouds smile, Thunder bolts accompanied it with roaring laughter, Piercing lightning raged, Contributing its own to thier excited chatter. They argued,agreed and disagreed, Together they threw tantrums, Intimidating the inky night, Each showing its untamed might, Lightning struck, Thunder in return beat its drums, The pregnant cloud rumbled and raged, Until its … Continue reading Stormy Heavens

Abuja

Abuja

ABUJA – ABUJA The city of AbujaIs growing and expandingAn Architect’s experimentOf grand buildings populating. Planning and renovatingA designer’s delightInspiring and innovatingA giant construction site. Wide smooth roadsOrganized networkingLifts usual congestion loadsShaped by Africans inventing. Surrounding rocks and hillsidesGod’s moulded landscapesMan’s created park-sidesMaintenance of open space. Some guys say “too artificialNo character like Lagos”Its existence … Continue reading Abuja

In Your Image

In Your Image

I imagine You as chameleon-likeChanging colours constantlyFrom black, to white, to yellow, to brown, to pink, to red…These are the colours of the human race. Your hair changes textureFrom woolly, to silky, to wiry, to smoothThen into various colours that soothe. Even Your eyes awaken and flashfrom colour to colour.Hazel, blue, grey, green, brown…as if … Continue reading In Your Image

This Life

This Life

This life can be filthily funnyA man grooves and feels luckyIs deluded by big moneySmokes and drinks things yuckyFills the brain with stuffs and feels woozyFeels fly, picks a skirt that’s like real rubyOblivious she’s a freaking floozieWinds up in bed, wakes up and turns moody This life can be a mighty mysteryYou swim in … Continue reading This Life