THE DARKEST MOMENTS by Bamigbola Silas

The darkest moments. Our oil running out Our lanterns gone dim. Our touches we set ablaze All quenched out. When we thought all hopes were gone. We saw the rays of light, Ceremoniously beaming from afar off. Lost hopes were made alive again, Joy restored to our souls Like captives free from their captors…

THERE IS A LIGHT – WE WILL GET THERE by Michael Inioluwa Oladele

1. There is a light; Though the dark tunnels stretch to hell Though the dark cloud be darken as charcoal Though the trophy be too high to hold We will get there, we will get there. 2. Though the drummers’ drums deafen the dancers Though the gods pay no heed to our prayers Though the… Continue reading THERE IS A LIGHT – WE WILL GET THERE by Michael Inioluwa Oladele

THIS THING ON MY CHEST

”Interpret not my words with the color of your minds” Shock! plastered all over the pages of the morning papers, a dilemma of occult, fine black pop-star encrypted in white skin, misappropriated identity, a direct consequation, the secret hid for years is found, that underneath this clean, white paper of mine, lies a thick lake… Continue reading THIS THING ON MY CHEST

WE ARE LIGHTS (2013 World Poetry Day Poem)

When the chin is drawn down, And the sky seems clouded, With light captured by darkness, You shall not frown. When things seems to never turn around, And the way is already crowded, With all happiness shrouded, Still you mustn’t frown. Just go on and look for us, Online or from a book, read us… Continue reading WE ARE LIGHTS (2013 World Poetry Day Poem)