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Watchman Of A Ruined City

Watchman Of A Ruined City

WATCHMAN, of a Ruined City Joshua Omenga Watchman on empty watchtower Into this bleak future peer For behind, the ruin looms Of your beloved country: Flow of blood on thresholds Wives ravished before husbands Parents butchered before children Aged bones suffused in offspring’s blood… Watchman, report this horror in your land Where each step treads … Continue reading Watchman Of A Ruined City

Posting for Job

Posting for Job

“Any soul you have the power to assist, Assist for such soul is thy brother or sister.” You hear it everytime Mr. Commissioner for Works Yet you keep promising Posting for job And better life Saying: “See me tomorrow in my office” For nothing Than to tell me I’m talented Young man, Keep managing the … Continue reading Posting for Job

The Animal Instinct

The Animal Instinct

It’s just one of those moments when my mind spins on its orbit and my heart traces and retraces varied paths my consciousness has travelled. Now, I’m wondering what constitutes the subsistent element of human life. Though I wonder about this, I let not myself wander much into the abyss. It’s because I love life … Continue reading The Animal Instinct