The preacher once told a story Pretty much about our affairs so gory It’s the tale of a prodigal son But isn’t it also of the prodigality Of the father’s generosity? For which father would stand a son Poking him in the eyes While his sun still shines in the sky? Or, which man would… Continue reading PRODIGAL MERCY by Dominic Ayegba Okoliko
Who am I that you should keep me in mind? That you should demonstrate your might? From the dark dungeon full of dung, You drew me out with your arm so strong. Deep down in the deep, I lay hapless and hopeless. Emptiness was all there was to see. Tormented about a future held in… Continue reading WHO AM I? by Dominic Ayegba Okoliko
Jesus or thousand dollars, a shout Jesus or mansion, a loud outcry Jesus or flying car, still scared Jesus or glimpsy queen, he asked and through that tiny flesh that is the thought that came running up and down like a blood in the vein this is the best time I thought a mansion on… Continue reading HIS MERCY by Ojo Adwale Iyanda
I have seen mercy one that heals so much and so free anoda still there is a mercy that kills i have seen love so tender and darling like gone noughts, so daring have seen another side a love that hurts trust, hope so bright fades and is lost before night but hey, we are… Continue reading I HAVE SEEN MERCY
Selfish, impatient, insecure Gulping out evil! Yet, what a man that you’re mindful of! Mind like deep ocean Unpredictable and unaccommodating Yet, what a man you’re mindful of! Despite the rich history and wonders Passed on from generations past Yet, he forget, doubts, worries, complains What’s he done? Man would say No gratitude What a… Continue reading MY DECREE!
She’s filthy and it’s no lie She’s guilty and must die That, everyone knows. But mercy said no. On the scale of justice and truth, She ate the forbidden fruit She is a whore A prostitute to the core Instead of leaving her to be brought to book By the poison of the forbidden… Continue reading MERCY SAID NO
Apology is the hardest thing to do Especially with strutting pride in you! Apology soothes the ear like a love song So don’t fail to sing it whenever you’re wrong. Apology comes from a realized conscience And it goes out to those with patience. Apology is not a course taught in school So don’t expect… Continue reading APOLOGY