TELL DEATH (a poem for Festus Iyayi and Mandela)

He will come. Sure he will Like a NEPA official with his ladder To collect remuneration for last months’ NEPA bill, The bill for an epileptic power supply which was never used to our fill Sure he will come to confiscate our life-wire For the thief cometh only but to steal and kill. …Every fear… Continue reading TELL DEATH (a poem for Festus Iyayi and Mandela)

KILLER CONVOYS

  Wheelers of power Vampires on wheels… From the stables of impunity They bake for us profanity Yet claim immunity! They steal, spill And peel us off our bond Make our scars permanent Hatred, malice and prejudice Same roads they refused to build They deny us of its use Of their maladministration We die From… Continue reading KILLER CONVOYS