PRODIGAL MERCY by Dominic Ayegba Okoliko

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

THE STORY (a parable) by Oku-ola Abiola Paul

  Come hear the story Of the man who lived at the top most storey Of the tallest building In his surroundings. So he saw himself above all And needed no help at all From those who lived below, Because their sight was low And they can’t see Beyond their stand. But he had forgotten… Continue reading THE STORY (a parable) by Oku-ola Abiola Paul

THE MISTLETOE AND THE TREE (a parable of Life by John Eva)

  The tree tells the mistletoe To suck her sap with ease And stop stretching his tent. The mistletoe sneers and snarls And many more tents he pitches. But does he know his life On this sapling depends? Just as my Big Brother, He does not remember the one He robbed to this height attain!… Continue reading THE MISTLETOE AND THE TREE (a parable of Life by John Eva)