All I could hear was the tune of my cry In the subversive cold of the darkness, My hands went searching for the comfort of my birth As I lay in my mother’s warmth filled arms My toys were handmade from care Piled up for the loneliness that shares the freedom Of a helpless child… Continue reading IN MY MOTHER’S ARMS
A virtuous woman I call a mother; The best amongst the best Pillar amongst pillars Mother in the market place Closest of all friends In good times and ugly She is always there for me When all creature sleep and slumber, My mother is always on her knees Sending petitions up yonder Praying success into… Continue reading GOD GIVEN MA
It’s been a while since you left me But the thought of you is still fresh Like morning dew at break of dawn So many have tried to replace you But none can fit in, not the way you do You understood my every plight You knew what irked me when I cried My pains… Continue reading HOW I MISS YOU
M-for the Million thing she gave me, O-for she’s growing Old T-for the Tears she shed to give me, H-for her Heart of purest gold, E-for her Eyes, with love light shining, R-for she is always Right and always will be You made for me a place within your heart on which I can depend.… Continue reading MOTHER!
After birthing this fourth child Into your cold hands, O life! How much more tears would your jug take To allow for me a child at least For my patience for a heir; A trophy to taunt the world? Written by: Shittu Fowora Edited by: Kukogho Iruesiri Samson