WITHOUT THE BLACKS

We are Africans, the blacks, The integral part of your existence The origin of arts and innovations, Importers of your imaginations Blessed are the blacks unborn. Without The Blacks, Who buys your magic and witchcraft How can you feed and get clothed?. Racism must be stoned to death, When its...

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WE HAVE RETURNED

We have returned, From a no-named world where skinny brown trees of muse bore trite words to feed starved lungs The performance of golden sandstorms Roasted-looking leaves rise and fall in obedience to the rotten wave For two full moon, my pallid pen lodged in this world where writers are...

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PARADOX OF EXISTENCE

Time flies, men rise Words said, truth heard Less proofs Husbands. . . . Less fathers Wives. . . . Less mothers Students. . . . Less scholars Caveats abound, violence compound High tables reserved, no honor observed And I, caught in a web of contrasts…. Conundrum’s my new name!...

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POWER OF A WOMAN

Keeps the home together She’s the home’s pillar Fights the home’s battles On her knees at night And the physical, She fights with all her might That’s who we call MOTHER. POWER OF A WOMAN. Loves you in times of want When you flop, she don’t front Manages you and...

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NATIONAL GANGAN

NaTional Gangan A discuss with the Talking Drum; On the rhythmic science of Politics, Law of war and rhymes of corruption, lyrics of empiricism of racial discrimination, And Tribalism, a fruit of ethnicity Talkin Drum Replied : must the vampires’ covens be filled with blood nonsense’ treasures in the bloody...

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GONE TOO SOON

Slain by feigned exuberances, Damaged dreams and unused chances, Prejudiced ordinances And several worthless hisses… Lying limp among the shards of reason, Where against the wall it was smitten Scholarliness now lacks season, This is treason, our fingers each bear the crimson. There is guilt on our consciences, A dint...

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