LIFE LOOM

The journey starts A child is born! A bundle of joy; Tender, innocent and helpless! Who would believe that this one Had been at the loom in times past? Pretty baby, Sickly baby, Leader of tomorrow, Or, down-trodden in sorrow; Who knows? The music starts: For one, melodious tunes Beautiful dance steps Affluence all the… Continue reading LIFE LOOM

WHO AM I? by Oku-ola Abiola Paul

My writings Explain my feelings My words Express my worlds Read my piece See my ‘is’ It was born Out of my worn Sometimes I speak softly Other times I come funny Sometimes I am harsh Other times I might cause a clash But I am that voice That cries With words on pages “Let… Continue reading WHO AM I? by Oku-ola Abiola Paul

INVINCIBLE DESTINY (by WRRPoetry Poet Of The Week)

Who saw my invisible destiny? Has it gone the way, The beautiful gossip paved? Who spoke with my invisible destiny? Was it you who asked its trapping? That caged I might become? Who danced on my invisible destiny? Was it a ballet or calypso Of some sorts? Who celebrated my invisible destiny? Maybe that way… Continue reading INVINCIBLE DESTINY (by WRRPoetry Poet Of The Week)

THIS IS MY POETRY (by WRRPoetry Poet of The Week)

Save it for the classroom, Your incomprehensible words! This is my poetry Simple and straight to the point. Must I write in meters? Or hide my message in layers? Closing the window to the soul, Like a water pot with holes? You write for aesthetic beauty, I craft for spiritual purity. Your words please the… Continue reading THIS IS MY POETRY (by WRRPoetry Poet of The Week)

PRAYER WARRIORS (by WRRPoetry Poet of The Week)

I used to wonder at the violence Of warriors screaming in vehemence, Raising voices in incantations Screaming to secure His attentions. Is God so hard of hearing? What’s with all the screaming? Why bring down heaven’s thunder? I would sit and deeply ponder. Little did I know that The screaming torment of the heart Often… Continue reading PRAYER WARRIORS (by WRRPoetry Poet of The Week)

OVERCOME (by WRRPoetry Poet of The Week)

My heart weeps stinging tears As the sun strolls through my path, With strong, burning pleasure. Gaping silence yawns in my soul Thriving and fawning, keeping me mute, Confused by a million voices Deep within, only fear is left It rapes my heart, it stills me, Knocks me down with boldness! But bravery peeps through… Continue reading OVERCOME (by WRRPoetry Poet of The Week)