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E Go Better

E Go Better

How can i write in bliss ?When my pen threaten to flee,Away from my exuding fears.When my slate is soaked in my own tears,And my beloved NAIJA face a dark abyss.Though power supply has long being seized,I’ll light candles,Write without cease.Tonight,i stop being passive.For my young heart wildly thumps,I sense a gathering storm.Should i write … Continue reading E Go Better

My father’s palmy has the sweet taste of his sweat.

My father’s palmy has the sweet taste of his sweat.

Many fathers have spokenBut my father’s words were most profoundMany women have cookedBut my mother’s food was most tastyMany ladies have caredBut my sister’s care was most tenderMany men have lovedBut my brothers’ love was most anointing Many fathers have brought home wineBut my father’s palmy had the taste of his sweatThe taste of his … Continue reading My father’s palmy has the sweet taste of his sweat.

Unbridled

Unbridled

I want to writeFor as long as I can breatheI want to reasonFor as long as I am free So I think I am freeYet there are still hidden cagesThat bound me and would not loose meStill in these constrainntsI strive to write, unbridled, unrestricted Pleasure, feelings that go through me when I writeSo like … Continue reading Unbridled

Pains

Pains

In the webs of my pastI roam imprisoned, Bound in chains of unbelief and unreason. In my inactions and inertia,trapped.Tormenting my soul,with its laughter crude,Pain rules,A warden brute. I will sing of this painLike a titled mourner’s hymn,Even though in vain.I will curse its searing sting,That has thrust my beignInto willows of epileptic throesAnd crippling … Continue reading Pains