BLUE ROOF

It was a dream… No! It was reality in form of a dream Monoxide crypt weakly Trying to clap up my lungs Awake! Trying to cough out the dust But then my vision fades, As the same demons permeate the room- Blue roof burnt red, Blue roof burnt black! Knowledge...

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ADIEU

Covenants are promises kept, not twisted or broken. Words are emotions birthed in the grave quiet of the heart. This day, words have betrayed my lips. Yet, the rivers of ink in my pen shall flow in rhythm To the shooting pulse of my aggrieved heart. Even as my parched...

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APOCALYPSE

You hasten unto the grim hour When roses wilt and tastes turn sour And rhetorical gasps escape your lips In wonderment of the ill eclipse And all that was once fair goes in reverse Anon, good diminishes and bad becomes worse The scorching stars fall after the moon collides The...

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BACK IN THOSE DAYS

Back in those days The days of clay plays I built a house for my father To lay his head for ever Then, life was like bread and butter With a cup of tea to make it better A bed of blooming roses Where excitement never seizes Like the Eden...

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TEARS OF AGONY

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...

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WE DWELL IN A LAND

We dwell in a land Where the cruel do not desist from their cruelty Human conscience is sold for a piece of bean cake And the masses gather to share bones with dogs We dwell in a land Where some gather to have unity raped Heartless mortals throwing grenades of...

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A TRIAL TRIOLET

I want to summon You, God. You must account for those swine! Will you, or must we use that rod? I want to summon You, God. Will You pay heed to where they trod? They fed on our spines, desecrated Your human shrines! I want to summon You, God. You...

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THE WORLD WITHIN

  Imagine a world without discrimination; Where black and white speak of harmony Where no mouth pronounces ‘segregation’ Where all sing only the hymn of unity …the world is within us; Singing a song of harmony Day and night in our minds But we seek only vanity …the world is...

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GREEN LANDS

I’ve watched the sun rise and set, morns and eves Its orange display would hold me captive Blissful breeze emanating from surrounding trees Blows tenderly, never throws sand on me. Those trees, timber farmers murdered for wood Once proud tall trees green with life and food Now unwillingly bow to...

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