THE PLANK IN MY EYES

The politician’s filthy lucreHis contractor decoy’s profiteeringPowered by the technocrat’s crooked intelligenceStirs up my bileBut what of the plank in my eyes? The kidnapper’s provoking avariceHis lewd assassin’s mercenary spiritEncouraged by a colleague’s jealousyCaused tears to suffocate meBut what of my secret deals? The armed robber’s mad greedHis pen robber’s...

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FLIES ON BIBLE PAGES

The fainting world of today of everyday and of our own… We were once young and now we’ve grown so old Flies counting pages giving out money …they didn’t work for The mindset of crawling beast now sets on Bible seeds So many are sold to the demonic, bliss beast...

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BLACKNESS

Fair enough that you go to church And that you speak so saintly You still wear this skin And it is not white. It is the mental crust that speaks Not the apparent shadows. They only meet the eyes at day light And conceal the details of the man. It’s...

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DEAFENING VESPERS

Oh land… Your prophets smoke weed Then covet men’s treasured field They, travesty of righteous men Multiply looters in righteous mien You traverse lands and seas To pray that others might see Your deafening vespers Nothing but satanic whispers Have I not made you rich Why celebrate in the breach?...

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I KNOW THE MAN OR SO I THOUGHT

I know the man so pure and gentle With meekness that commands respect. Or so I thought… He preaches so fervently He commands demons and they flee Or so I thought… He pronounces and prophesies He decrees and declares. Or so I thought… He throws his handkerchief To the spiritually...

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FINDING GOD

On this Mountain of Fire By virtue of our covenant We expect to be Redeemed Into the Synagogue of God We were sold miry clay As Foundations of Truth Assured of heavenly visa By Christ Embassy officials We were spent of Apostolic Faith Still we saw not the Day Star...

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EYE IN THE CONGREGATION

Peeping through this crack at the congregation My eyes see great evil, in the pews and the pulpit, Why hypocrisy when you preach to nations? Truth remains untold while fiction you spit See our revered deacon; in secret courtship, He kisses bottle of gin before service Yet he lifts Holy...

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EVERYTHING NA DOUBLE DOUBLE

You fly the flag of Christianity Its god is the God of prosperity; The church has your attendance, Prosperity is all it preaches; Serving the forgiving God of riches, You make money by atrocities. “Your miracles is on the way, For it you must pay”; Seeking the price you go...

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THE OTHER SIDE

Amused by magic Chidera sunk her faith Her feather faith Beneath her wavy fate Buried in Baba’s calabash Bought from ‘ijebu ode’ None could have thought Such a pious fan Of Jesu Krisiti Magnifies Baba’s god And exalts the name of Ifa When eyes are shut And church days she’s...

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WHO IS GUILTY (a conscience prick)

I. Who is guilty? We who endanger the next generation Or you who destroys posterity? Just wondering who is the culprit? We who are insensitive to human needs Or you who is callous? We who rob to satisfy our needs Or you who steals to waste it on vanity? We...

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