THE SINS OF MY FATHER

[caption id="attachment_10889" align="aligncenter" width="335"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [The Sins Of My Father][/caption]My father, he left calabash and cowries For enamels and pounds Later forlet clay, rafter works And turned to the seas...

DEAR DAD

[caption id="attachment_10053" align="aligncenter" width="473"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [Dear Dad][/caption] Holding your finger I learnt to walk Imitating your speech I learnt to talk Whenever I was down you gave me mirth On...

MY HEART-BEAT

[caption id="attachment_9858" align="aligncenter" width="384"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [My Heartbeat][/caption]In her maiden harmattan The cold breeze whispers fiercely Upon her cradle skin; It freezes her fragile form Looking like dried tilapia, Something tiny...

I DREAM

[caption id="attachment_7017" align="aligncenter" width="386"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [I Dream][/caption]I dream Of a flowing river Not full of water, But of ink and paper I dream Of writing letters Not of (trivial) matter...

IT IS NIGHT AGAIN

[caption id="attachment_6679" align="aligncenter" width="414"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [It Is Night Again][/caption]Erín wó Erín màmà ti lor Àjànàkú lor nígbó It is night again after the sun had dissolved into the twilight river,...

ONE SLAP TOO BLOODY

[caption id="attachment_6303" align="aligncenter" width="343"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [One Slap Too Bloody][/caption]Once upon a time... I remember something From when I was still young Yes, I think its a warm feeling I remember...

A FATHER INDEED

[caption id="attachment_6022" align="aligncenter" width="382"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [A Father Indeed][/caption]A Father is a friend Who understands our weaknesses and weariness Yet promotes our strength and song He sticks closer than a brother....

EPHRAIM MY SON

[caption id="attachment_5715" align="aligncenter" width="382"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [Ephraim My Son][/caption]Ephraim my son, I know your heart weighs a ton, That soon I should this stage exeunt, Even though to a large extent...

FATHER

[caption id="attachment_4713" align="aligncenter" width="436"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [Father][/caption]Out of your loins, I came, Bringing a part of you, With me. I stand, like a canvas. Before, your authority, Paint me With your...

LETTER TO MY BROTHER

[caption id="attachment_4591" align="aligncenter" width="391"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [Letter To My Brother][/caption]Dear brother, Mother told me that you now brag around Wearing sagging rags, calling it swags You wear women adornments. Its swank!...