THE WATER IS CLEAN IN YOUR CHALICE TOO by Michael Inioluwa Oladele

Dear Beatrice, pay attention to this, You see, the flowers are always fresher, In someone else’s garden, This goes for everyone; the ‘envier’ and the envied. . Even those under the sea know this And so they wish above all things That Beauty above their blue sea But the water is always cleaner In somebody… Continue reading THE WATER IS CLEAN IN YOUR CHALICE TOO by Michael Inioluwa Oladele

SUBLIME IRONIES

There are many wealthy Who sleep on empty stomach While the poor and needy Enjoy sumptuous dinners. There are great intellectuals Who live as fools While a company of illiterates Govern the community and city. Many labour and weary themselves Yet the ends refuse to meet Others distinguish themselves by discovery And rule their world.… Continue reading SUBLIME IRONIES