IN MY MOTHER’S ARMS

[caption id="attachment_4333" align="aligncenter" width="436"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [In My Mother's Arms][/caption]All I could hear was the tune of my cry In the subversive cold of the darkness, My hands went searching for...

GOD GIVEN MA

[caption id="attachment_4330" align="aligncenter" width="436"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [God Given Ma][/caption]A virtuous woman I call a mother; The best amongst the best Pillar amongst pillars Mother in the market place Closest of all...

YES OR NO?

[caption id="attachment_3573" align="aligncenter" width="430"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [Yes Or No?][/caption]Never say "No"! I nod, this story I know Quite well, except the end. I ponder this as I lay in bed A...

SHE WAS EIGHTY SEVEN

[caption id="attachment_3096" align="aligncenter" width="436"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [She Was Eighty Seven][/caption]Her quavering voice touched me; Said she was eighty seven And she stays on her own. She fought with cancer; He took...

SPURTING SPREE

[caption id="attachment_3080" align="aligncenter" width="365"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [Spurting Spree][/caption]A blood-filled surge prompts a spew, but odd timings saw all down her fleshy drain and I resumed with banged efforts and permutations and...

QUARTERED

[caption id="attachment_2538" align="aligncenter" width="368"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [Quartered][/caption]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...

KIRIGINA

[caption id="attachment_2504" align="aligncenter" width="452"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [Kirigina][/caption] Ekpein, my son, I once faltered on a palm High up there I almost passed I was dried like pond fish On the altar,...