I was playing with my friends At the pub behind our street When they came with the news; They came to tell me That they saw you kick a bucket. That you cracked suddenly And fall onto the west. Yonder, your only daughter, My sister was tending to Your newborn grand daughter Who was soft … Continue reading Letter to My Father
If you see my mum, Tell her I love her I should ne’er have left But then duty called. Its really cold out here as death forever sings In tune with bullet pings And I can’t but ask myself Will I see the morrow? Tell her I return soonest, But again I mightn’t Yet should … Continue reading Say Me Well
From far away Asia, I hear those dirge tunes of a sudden demise On the book that bear the faces, then I tried to recall; Felix Okunlola, That cleaned cassock gem from the lowly stead of Oyo catholic heritage. How easy it was to remember thee, flashes came to me of the hanging talking drum, … Continue reading Olorun Wa, Edumare Baba Wa…!
Hear it pour… watch it flow streaming down our sunken cheeks; Salty tide, currents of grief gathering at our dusty feet… Pools of pearls, rivers of tears, drop after drop of pain heartfelt. See it flow… hear it pour salty rain, torrents of pain; Kindred in nature, they meet the sea; The ocean’s tide… our … Continue reading Salty Rain