I LONG TO BE LIKE THAT EAGLE by Oluwaseun Shedrack Akodu

I long to be like that Eagle To be lingered far above To soar beyond the sour here. Greatly-Winged with the wits of glory Is the Eagle. .. l long to be like that Eagle countless efforts to reach was to no avail Tours of thoughts of the mighty to your spare. Up and high… Continue reading I LONG TO BE LIKE THAT EAGLE by Oluwaseun Shedrack Akodu


Liken me not unto another Nor place me on the standards of my brother Let me be the me I know That all my hidden faults may show Question not the tenacity of my wrath Only I know the prickles in my path Scorch me not with the fury of your eyes When I prefer… Continue reading LEAVE ME BE


In this public pit of the homeless Where the sun shines to scorn and bring tears In this dungeon of the helpless Where the moon unfolds to bring fear In this pit, land of caves, mountains and hills Where hunger tells the tale of poverty To suppress us into the tears of unrewarded labour As… Continue reading PREPARED TO DIE


From this world of pains, you claim centuries Each of your words reveals mysteries Your pen brought the golden light To shroud our endless night From heaven’s corners shall come your happiness And your greatness shall melt all resistance You shall climb the steps of greater heights Of future on hills now faint in our… Continue reading BELIEVE IN YOURSELF