SALLAH RHYMES (a comic relief)

Alhaji, that ram is not for you alone! I’m watching you, waiting! Don’t let me change my pleading tone! … I saw Musa and Rahman last night They were not alone: A pair of horns struggled in the moon light. So when the bleating ceases in your yard And Hajiya’s...

Continue reading

HEAL OUR LAND (by Moses Opara)

On wheels of broken legs, our land now crawls A million times backward in abject corruption, in ignorance! Hoodlums of ignorance, sharing our conscience on a mask of deceit, Are busy polluting our growth, to quenching stagnancy. We are ragged, with embargos of set-backs creeping on our soil The world...

Continue reading

TEARS FOR THE DEAD

My face is wet and I know not yet whether it is rain or tears My heart beats with spasmodic feats.Is it anticipation or fears? I see through the blur of an eye drowned in color, lifeless, the fingers that led me through the years. O reaper, blind did you...

Continue reading