Once upon a long-gone time I was as common as a lazy rhyme And cheaper than fresh thyme Today I am a gold bar My price makes people go “ha!” A basket of me costs a car!
Wake up lonely In the silence of the night Fear grips my poor heart With the horrible dangers Harbored in the Silence of the Night Trees were busy waving their hands To the rythm of the silent night silent to the ear of man But noisy to the creatures of the night
And so I received a wave while I was advancing for a shake; So Akimbo I stood with my head moving side by side Away they walked and in thoughts I was reserved. They were adorned in glittering apparel, but my outfit was in no means near a laurel. My teeth so hard I bite;… Continue reading AND SO I RECEIVED A WAVE by Uchenna Egbo
Far behind my shadow Your voice whispers into my lonely heart When will you be here? Asking the unquestionable Questions from your dumb-deaf ‘chi’ SPEAK TO ME!!! Its blinks not to my agony Its whisper silence to where You maybe…… When will you be here? Our evening watered green-grass revolt to your absence Loneliness, my… Continue reading TO THE LOST ONA by Ololade Akinlabi