MILADY IN RED

  She basksBeneath my mind’s profundusHer tentaclesWrap around my sub-consciousLike an insistent loverWittily gaining on my mindLike a festering putrefaction Twilight hoursAs the sleepy sun reclines to the west With a melodious falsettoShe coos my secret nameSweet deceit sets my heart aflame She bids me to gaze upon life’s floraAnd acknowledge only its spiky thornsYet… Continue reading MILADY IN RED

A STUDENT NEEDS A STEADY MIND

A student needs a steady mind to cope Psychologically balanced to carry on For days my academics had stood still And bowed to my worried mind Born of my troubles I neither read Nor heard what teacher said If this persists then failure awaits me A student needs a steady mind to cope Psychologically balanced… Continue reading A STUDENT NEEDS A STEADY MIND

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

SLAVERY

Born in the theatre of natural plenty Breast-fed and mid-wifed by capitalist selfishness A colonial and exploitative social formation We were told to close our eyes for prayers And all we had were carted away They said we were a dark continent That we had no history That we were from the lineage of apes… Continue reading SLAVERY

GET EDUCATION!

Snares and temptations lie in ambush; The journey to self-realization and self-perfection Is fraught with too many dangers Education is the ammunition against their snares. It’s the potter that reshapes the clay of human resources, It’s the leveler of men, decider of our fates It’s the torch, lighting paths that feet stumble not It’s the… Continue reading GET EDUCATION!