Category: Today’s Poem

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CASANOVA

Beautiful fella of colourful harem, on his lips dwells an arsenal of charming words, he triggers, fires and robs his coquettes, like a flitting butterfly, he pollinates from plant to plant, he is but a seasonal lover. Master of all, his coquetry avails all maidens, blonde, brunette,...

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LONG LIVE NIGERIA!

“Save Nigeria” “From whom….from ourselves?” Our country reeks of injustice and corruption, even the stink is the aroma of our daily dough. We wine and dine at the table of penury, and our children’s bones wax stronger on the elixir of pollution; we bleed and yet we...

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THE “AGONY” AND “REBORN” OF A NONENTITY

In a land called “naught” there I dwelled for years A slave sold off to the colonial masters of nonentity… who have threshed against me, made subject to their whims and caprices… Right in my bed I lie to rest And there I see myself Pacing through...

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THE LITTLE MAN

Little slugger serves in servitude of no magnitude, lost to life, little lad found a bosom, up the alley, down the alley, he is native of no nation, but penury abounds for a soul unbuttoned; battered soul, dangling heart, itching clogs, ragged duds, yet he smiles and...

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Battles Within

(Oh the battle of two worlds within me) On a battlefield, with my soul clenched so tightly to my spirit The never ending combat of the ancient giants Marching up against my pillars of life Thou inner dragons seeking to drain the soul’s innermost peace For how...

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A MAN I KNOW

I have traveled far and near but sincerely have never met a man so dear Speaking of this man I know, His personality cannot be out-rightly told His fame ripples across every region to the least of things there can be A mystery to behold , words...

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THE SINEW OF YOUR IMAGINATION AND VISION

A world without imagination is empty How can you give life to a dead world, if you are empty inside? You cannot give what you don’t have What’s worse is having what you don’t know you have. When so many lives depend on what you have to...

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Snow White in Nigeria

Snow White in Nigeria Elegance of white,  The Call for Holiness, The Call for Peace, Emerald of Serenity, Green White Green.   Who can’t find our color in peace? Who can’t find our color in holiness? Who can’t find our color in serenity? Their eyes can’t see...

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EYES OF LIGHT

Eyes of LIGHT I see you, no… I ENvision you Flashing across my eyes What a peaceful thing you are A being waiting so patiently to be awakened I looked at you, like I have known you forever But you are just being revealed to me I...

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WHAT LIFE IS

What Life IS Life is the beginning and the end; the author and the finisher. Life is the heaven and the earth; the galaxy and the deep blue sea. Life is the heights and the depths; the reachable and the unreachable. Life is the day and the...