BRAIN DRAIN

He sat on a pile of books, Lucubrated wrinkles cracked his looks, Geometry’s jugular, he clutched in a vice grip, And a crowd of tongues sprung from his lips, Yet frayed linen embraced his lean frame, As he squeezed little bread from his great name. Patriotism died, he fled the Motherland, Now strangers drink the… Continue reading BRAIN DRAIN

OUR SOCIETY TODAY

Our society today… See government ruling without humanity! See people practicing religion without God! See businesses thriving without conscience! See economies managed in refined illiteracy! See rule of law without real power! See murdered sovereignty, constituted ignorance! See the ignorant making laws, ineffective! See citizens without job, kissing poverty! See streets tiled with neglect and… Continue reading OUR SOCIETY TODAY

FUGITIVES OF KNOWLEDGE (by Nwakanma Chika)

The crows of ignorance, Have eaten the last seeds of logic. The grave yard is the wisest Because intellect has been buried. As the wind of superstition, Sweeps clean the halls of ivory, Nay the intellectuals Clean the desk of politicians. The tone of the Nubian sage echoes a foreign voice. From the hill top,… Continue reading FUGITIVES OF KNOWLEDGE (by Nwakanma Chika)