this poem is untitled the voice of a young boy stands tall in the noise of this troubled market. Divide for him a portion of destiny He is tired of changing face like a shedding snake. Ori, do not be cruel! Let his dream stand proud like the minaret’s peak His worth must be known,… Continue reading ORI by Adedayo Adeyemi Agarau
Lone… How the breeze wheedled a saint To an old beauty witty-charming court Where sages till tomorrow remaineth picnickers, in there thoughts When drown, a picturesque Even, though a times a cry A times a whoop Of how past tones of every merry-gone. Odious time, oh, dotes on hat a fate it’s leap Ephemeral, but…… Continue reading ODIUM OF TIME
Every man was once a Boboor, the kid who moved to ceiling from the floor Such was once a kid who lived around my neighbourhood, he was loved by his parents, and all in the ‘hood’ Every man was once a Boboor, the kid who moved to ceiling from the floor II. In primary school… Continue reading BOBO
This world is ever full of Crisis Crisis that affect different Races Young and old, all suffer from Vices Our way of life it Changes Violence fills our life’s short Pages We are life’s miserable Stooges We all run through in different Stages I’ve been to many places And I always realize That there… Continue reading THIS LIFE
Do you know me because you know my name? It’s not me; forget the wealth and the fame But what is in a name – An empty jar Is not same as one filled with coal tar Nor one from which your fingers scoop sweet jam – Its a lying label, not what I am!… Continue reading WHAT IS IN A NAME?
Life is a sentence punctuated within; It ends. With Death’s sudden full stop The soul that ‘is’ becomes ‘has been’. Life is a sentence punctuated within, At points where none should be seen. No one can know who next it’ll lop. Life is a sentence. Punctuated within, It ends with Death’s sudden full stop. Written… Continue reading THE FULL STOP
Its about time of that darkened day They are again set to unfold scrolls Of wretchedness, deceit and lust Like insects that dances around street lamps What they seek, we give, our votes But what we seek, how fair have they been in giving? Must we always watch our hopes split like lips in winter?… Continue reading FATE
I bargained with Life and Death But I’m stranded on this path, as though from birth My Little mind now plays with evil thoughts I can’t imagine being bought With penny for an ungodly act… He deceive and devoured my heart Conscience burns me like a wildfire So hot! I can’t bear it but it… Continue reading IT’S NEVER MEANT FOR YOU
May I run faster than time? May I die before tomorrow comes? May I dream bigger than my pocket? May I wish that the wind of evil sweeps past Bringing riches to the deceased’s son from the treasures of inheritance? May I wait for the Creator? Who with His fingers formed my frame and future?… Continue reading MAY 10
Must I in this generation and day be born? Must these people my parents and family be? Must I be of this tribe, this race, this religion? Is this my destiny? Must I this path take? Must I these people meet? Must these people my friends be? Must I this relationship keep? Is this my… Continue reading IS THIS MY DESTINY?