APRIL LIGHT

When I first took a breath of life The Sun looked at me with a smile That moment, earth was light The trees all bowed for a while Their fruits so succulent in sight April Light The moon greeted me on sight There was my mother, my hero, my knight...

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LIFE LOOM

The journey starts A child is born! A bundle of joy; Tender, innocent and helpless! Who would believe that this one Had been at the loom in times past? Pretty baby, Sickly baby, Leader of tomorrow, Or, down-trodden in sorrow; Who knows? The music starts: For one, melodious tunes Beautiful...

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WHO AM I? by Oku-ola Abiola Paul

My writings Explain my feelings My words Express my worlds Read my piece See my ‘is’ It was born Out of my worn Sometimes I speak softly Other times I come funny Sometimes I am harsh Other times I might cause a clash But I am that voice That cries...

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POETRY ~ Kukogho Iruesiri Samson

“Poetry is a cheap and satisfying hobby for all; the poor and the rich, the blind and the one that sees, the atheist and the religious, the hungry and the full, the angry and the happy, the slave and the free…. It’s not limited by race, creed, status, age…or any...

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52 YEARS! (by Uchechukwu Ekwurekwu Obiakor)

Now you are 52 – Yesterday is past. We recall 1960; 1967-1970 still tell stories – Of course, no victor no vanquished. The sun sets at dawn, Children down with kwashiorkor. Khaki boys from barracks have gotten a koboko – A change in this Obodo, Many Olodos eating cocoa. Now...

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