VALOR

In one of my very loose wanderings I crawled into what I felt was my past Through the forbidden path of lust I mended crest with fallen when I beheld The city gate of violence and carnage Built with flickers of melancholic metals I perceived from afar, treachery and mayhem...

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THE WHORE

It breaks the bones And bends the back, It hates the love And weakens the strong, It poisons the poisoned And damages the damaged, It hardens the hearts And undoes the done, It shatters the chartered And spices the spited, It cows the cowards And bullies the bully, It obscures...

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SIMPLE CRY

In the dark of the Sun Laid a simple complex period As if from the black mound Of a kind of an Ant, we come from No pay for our pains As no song in sunny sun But no pain for their pay As if from white rocky snow Of...

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FLOOD OF BLOOD

In this land long long have we lived under the blazing sun that burn our flesh black squeeze out salty liquids but never expose our bones nor turned our body into the cascade of blood Here we live with the voice of thunder above our heads explode but never in...

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WE MUST PRAY

I see the dark clouds overhead. I hear the peals of thunder and they fill me with dread. I am afraid… My bones quiver like an aspen leaf. My strength escapes like a hardened thief. For I fret not at the sound of coming rain. Rather, I sense the coming...

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THE ROAD TO JOS

Kaduna is not too far from Niger, knobby trees and rotund reefs bind them. Kaduna is not far from Abuja at all, a beauteous shuttle on vitreous miles. But the road to Jos is an ancient path, traceable to the throne, which God planned to craft but Devil resolved to...

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MANY MILES TO PEACE

Is there a land of no violence? A constant stillness; from far you hear its silence. A land of quiet beauty, No flaws in its society or sobriety. Is there a land of no greed? Revamped with love, tranquility exceeds; A land far from chaos, No segregation of tribe, all...

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ECHOES IN OUR SOUL

It was another horrible night pointed guns cracked gladly explosives disvirgined the air grumbling with destructive voices! Confusion raped moody sky as mortal souls fled with tears searching for a home to abort their fears! Every day and night the troops walk the streets with their tankers wearing the khaki...

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KASALA

The spirit of Kasala, Has come to town. Doors slammed, windows shut, Destruction looms, As a warhead booms. Danger screams aloud, At fainting hearts. Then, nightfall shambles in, As fear wears her makeup. Kasala! Evil phenomenon, Dancing wildly around our nation. Azonto in the north, Galala in the east, Suo...

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WHAT IF I WAS BORN YOU

What if I was born you? Yes you! With your eyes, nose and your skin With your legs arms and might, Would I have sought your life? What if I was born you? To your father and mother, Into your tents, temple and upon your praying mat Would I have...

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