CHANGE THESE CHAINS by Victor Igiri)

Yesterday was Theirs they bemoaned Guma’s…fall Today, ours we tell of Mbalom’s… unripe pause; and Tomorrow, sure, shall be history’s reawakening in Mama’s four forks for ours is a land of milk and bloods, of the basket full of fractured flesh, of curtains and thunderstorms where The maze has been stripped of its splendour and… Continue reading CHANGE THESE CHAINS by Victor Igiri)

WHAT IF WE LOVE ONE ANOTHER

The life force of brotherhood Is ensnared by indigenous strain And strangled by strife of tradition Man is become enemy to his kin Existence becomes distressed And its hues, spoiled and soiled By the blemishes of bloodletting The black streaks of godly fervor A legacy of clashing cultures And merchandise of dogmatic hatred Will enough… Continue reading WHAT IF WE LOVE ONE ANOTHER

COLD

Connecticut, You smell blood! Round on rounds, Your bullets betrayed Future’s heart! I saw them silently soaring to heaven, Haven tastes of undeserved death! Oh! Our hearts are broken! Connecticut! Peace for grave, Unfulfilled revelation, Wasted purpose, Dreams blurred to memory! Tears! Tears!! The future suffers the sin of today. Connecticut! In you leaders were… Continue reading COLD