SONNET 1

  What truly would be my gain if I honour your incessant pleas? Is it not pleasure and later pain that thy venom lives to release? You say it’s good, it’s sweet, it’s fun and make it appealing for all to see yet you shield the terror borne of such unholy greeting completely.

APRIL FALL

She sipped from the Devil’s spring Late on the eve of her first breath A curse from birth, renewed each day that pass Her arms outstretched like the statue of Madonna In the grotto of St. Luke Born without a silver spoon, Pruned in brutal scenes and taste Accompanied by the facet of her wished… Continue reading APRIL FALL

MILADY IN RED

  She basksBeneath my mind’s profundusHer tentaclesWrap around my sub-consciousLike an insistent loverWittily gaining on my mindLike a festering putrefaction Twilight hoursAs the sleepy sun reclines to the west With a melodious falsettoShe coos my secret nameSweet deceit sets my heart aflame She bids me to gaze upon life’s floraAnd acknowledge only its spiky thornsYet… Continue reading MILADY IN RED

ONE FOOT IN THE GRAVE

When the saints shall rejoice and ask ‘Oh death where is thy sting?’In the fiery pits of hell you’ll baskTo Our Lord you won’t have anything to bringFor your eart and soul you would have sold The devil is not a cushion to be trustedFall not into his hands unprotectedAvoid his path with fear of… Continue reading ONE FOOT IN THE GRAVE

AGAINST FEAR IN DOING GOD’S WORK

When God stirs us to do a job, We should not let dismay Nor allow words of vain men rob Our zeal along the way. Our quailing hearts must not forget How great Jehovah is; He’ll keep us from the Devil‘s net And snares greater than this. Nehemiah‘s an example – Doubted he not God’s call,… Continue reading AGAINST FEAR IN DOING GOD’S WORK

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 mar: God being a connoisseur,… Continue reading THE ROAD TO JOS