THE KISS WAS SWEET by Bamigbola Silas

The kiss was sweet; It was a drop of honey on my lips, My tastebud was not familiar with it; That was the first time I had it in my entire life. That night I gave her my best strength. Alas! It was a fiery dart Shot straight to my...

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JUST A SINGLE ACT

Pressed like a heedless pest He went frolicking near her nest Tossing up his virgin heart Till it hit a poisoned dart; The leavened bread of vanity Polluted unleavened dough of purity A paragon of ravishing beauty Walking with sprightly steps and gaiety Through some ineffable grace Flashed on her...

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LOVE GARDEN

A place fond of love Where lovers meet in delight The object of affection Attracting two separate minds. The ground on which roses are cultivated Mixed with flowers of all kinds With tall beautiful trees Producing sweet fruits The trees give shade for the lovers As they sit under the...

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BECAUSE OF YOU…

Because of you… I found out That I’m meant to love someone As much as I love you Because of you… I’ve learned there was more to life Than all I can see And all I see now is…you. Because of you… I discovered what love meant To me love...

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WHERE MORTALITY WITHERS

The paper, My plate, On it I serve, Words like a buffet. Chopped up In chapters. Meat balls For stanzas. With you, Have I slain words, The corpse Buried in books The blood of ink Have I smeared. On the skeletons, Of history. Like a gong, I hear your call...

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