WHAT WE MUST DO

Arise Environmentalists Comrades of our rich forests Rulers of our precious wild resources Arise, the forest calls Pick your sword Let’s write a new song Perhaps the migrating birds Will stay to sing it in our children’s ears Let’s plant new trees For the wayfarer to rest Under it green branches At the close of… Continue reading WHAT WE MUST DO

(H)EART(H) OF DARKNESS

What a wonderful world! A beautiful composite of opposites: Behold nature in her beauty And man in his foolery Ravaging everywhere like a colossus; His heart, dangerously obnoxious Who can understand the pit? Heart of darkness! Earth of blessedness! What a wonderful world! Written by: Oladipo Gbenro Eyitayo Edited by: Kukogho Iruesiri Samson

STENCH IN THE NOSE OF GOD

The murder of mother earth; shedding of blood Is but a breathing stench in the nose of God! Man against man, no one knows another. Woman against woman, all is put asunder. Brother against sister, the cord is broken. The scion forgets that his breath is a token. The earth cries out, her voice rings… Continue reading STENCH IN THE NOSE OF GOD