TEARS OF AGONY

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All were at ease
Oblivious of what fate planned;
Birds of the air were at peace,
Trees of the hills were calm,
Pedestrians walked with zest…

The inhabitants were unaware
Of the executioners penchant for homicide
They laid their yearnings for regicide at rest.
But heirs and co-heirs were like sacrificial lambs slain,
Adorned houses were ravaged,
Flames persisted, built castles in the air
Graveyard silence pervaded the locality,
And tears submerged the community.

I sat and wept for posterity;
For the ones yet unborn
To face dangers looming ahead,
For the executioners ignorance
About the transience of life,

…Muttering, God save my soul.

Written by: Gedion Arinze
Edited by: Kukogho Iruesiri Samson

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2 comments

  1. Ansell A. Cuff. – Minister of religion, a blogger, poetry, and amateur photographer. Enjoy public speaking, playing the piano, and most of all, cherish the moments to sharing into the live of other, just to brighten the day.
    lydiaa5656 says:

    Very powerful, and the truth rings loud.

    1. Kukogho Iruesiri Samson – Abuja, Nigeria – I am a media professional with experience in multimedia journalism, book publishing, content creation, web management, public relations, media relations, social media management, and client relationship management. My interests include multi-platform content creation and management, media relations, digital and print publishing, and youth-oriented social services. I am open to middle-level positions in organizations that encourage innovation.
      Kukogho Samson says:

      thanks for reading.

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