THE MADMAN

  Once a MadMan diid camp iin the square under the shade of the biig grey statue, he greeted every passerby only few diid reply hiim and he hum to hiimself as he watched hiis diinner steamiing. Every now and then he’d break iinto a viiolent fiit of cough, then a siiniister smiile wiill cross… Continue reading THE MADMAN

…IN THEIR COUNTRY?

we stood innocently in foursomes suddenly our men in dark uniform seized the road phantomic eyes that inquired our uncriminal direction two battered, buttered, flashy fellows followed besides in agony and pains hesitantly a confused finger pointed at us saying, ‘they’re the ones who beat us!’ our probing eyes met at one resolution sharply guns’… Continue reading …IN THEIR COUNTRY?

CASUALTIES

We are casualties again. Placards displayed, songs chanted, Of marginalization and liberation. Wafting through the busy street, Our bodies are left with their injuries. Of their annoyance, We are all casualties again. We are casualties again. Arms brandished, bitter expressions Written all over their faces, anger. Oil Installations up in flames, burnings unstopped, Our bodies… Continue reading CASUALTIES

2015

..and tonight again they shall return again with their vain-full brain they came last night too with words that soothe and corrupt verses – smooth they shall come tonight to stir our hope high only to jilt the future by dawn when they came last night they tell us tomorrow is ours but ‘has penury’… Continue reading 2015

BLACK TOLLGATE

  Dressed in haggard Black khaki Stretching their hands like neck of a turkey All they want is just a piece of penny Prove stubborn, they seize your car key Your nose gets the stinking sweat Pay your price and ignore the stink This is a tollgate But they issue no receipt Can you fight… Continue reading BLACK TOLLGATE

SOBERED POLICE

Civilians, oh civilians! What are the deeds I have done That you lash me with your tongues? How did I earn this; to be stabbed at the back? Tagged an alien by my own people! Are we no more kins? Why cast me out like a rebellious knight! You smear me before the eyes of… Continue reading SOBERED POLICE

MEN IN BLACK

“Park! Park! Park! Wey your particulars?” They bark. Bark! Bark! Harassing us, like a Rottweiler, They spring out from the dark, Pouncing on the innocent Doctor, student, driver, actress… Compounding our daily stress. “Park! Park! Park! Wey your particulars?” They bark! Bark! Bark! But, they seek our colored notes in particular! Vampires, with bloodshot eyes… Continue reading MEN IN BLACK