Time pilfers our Youth Prime initiates a Truth Pride comes as a Brute Wine uncovers our Roots Brine is harsh on a Tooth Crime cripples our Foot Bride is just a Loot Lime is also a fruit
Trade places with me and you will feel the tiredness of your wife, the resentment of your children, the heavyweight agony in your soul. Let’s trade places and you will go home with heavy legs after working from morn to night with nothing but story to show for it. Trade places with me on the … Continue reading Trade Places
His laughter could melt ice His smile so infectious So charming is his dimples Him his wife cherishes Longed for by housewives His children apple of his eyes Respect from the olds His peers so envious High recommendation by the boss Source of joy his parent sees His praise the church sings Couldn’t wish more … Continue reading Everyone Seems Nice
I saw them then, leaders of tommorow, full of hopeful expectation, focused on coming glory. I saw them then, future bright stars of the country, aiming to shine bright than their fore, given the mantle to bring the lost glory. I saw him then, future science Nobel Laureate, chemical, simultaneous equations bow to him, certain … Continue reading Then and Now
But there is a name we can earn a child Born with the fluidic cells of deceit. He is a body of knitted brows That has grown into piqued poetry. He could be called a neuter nation Whose identity and intuition is drowned in an eddy of putrid polity, That its history becomes only a … Continue reading A Neuter Nation
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 fight with life started When father spurted into mother There fight for survival began Apparently you won but That is just round one. The bout with life continues Gives you up and down punches Below the belt blows and kicks In this fight, no referees. How do you fight life? Fairly square or unfairly … Continue reading Will You Win Life?
You stared at that scar again You’ve always observed it with so much gaze “What could have caused you a visible scar in such a place?” You asked I only smiled in reply. You walked closer to feel it, “It’s smooth to the touch” you said “But how come with such a scar that’s so … Continue reading Rants Of A Teenager
For crying out loud We are hungrily impoverish Education is in comatose valley No home to write to about health Home has been plundered! For crying out loud Serfs in luxury, lords languish in penury Thunder strikes, ASUU strikes Choice university abroad their’s go For crying out loud We’re butchered in day out day Killing … Continue reading For Crying Out Loud
Let’s break the ice That freezes us cold And makes strangers of us. Let’s break the ice That threatens to break us As the iceberg did the Titanic. Let’s break the ice And use on our swollen broken ego That our friendship won’t be ago. Let’s break the ice, Ice of formality and distrust, Ice … Continue reading Let’s Break The Ice
What is money without peace? Yes! We want to be wealthy. Now we are endlessly wealthy. But we are scared of nothing. We are scared of the thieves at night, And of the pointed fingers at daylight. What is money without happiness? Yes! We want good wealth. But there is no good health. Where are … Continue reading What Is Money?
To the songs of the birds To the swooshing of the wind To the eerie cricket call at night Listen !!! When you wake up in the morning To the silence of your heart To your conscience before you act Listen !!! To the coldness of the weather To the colors of the flowers To … Continue reading Listen !!!
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
So, we never forget; The hurts and disdain, Troubles and taunts, Tears and fears, Everything they ever caused us. So we never forget; The smiles and laughs, The care and love, The kisses and elation, Every comfort we ever experienced. Though we feign to forget, But we never really did ’cause each experience leaves a … Continue reading So We Never Forget
They won’t tell you About the gory images of gruesome murders Of the streams of our blood on their streets No ! They won’t tell you About the pregnant women Whose bellies were slit open With their innocent babies butchered No ! They won’t tell you Of the Russian birds of horror Strafing and bombing, … Continue reading No ! They Won’t Tell You