HEADING FOR A CRASH

Is this peril perceived? Our ship is steering sterile, And our nation staggers into doom. Yet, none cares if it perishes! This plane will soon crash, Continuing in this sameness, Into abyss where hope is ‘clearless’- Only the teller of time will tell. Let’s mourn this nation now For though...

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SINCE 1999

Despite their political lines, At fuel stations we still wait in lines. The young have become restless, Daily increasing their portfolio of crime. Workers earn less than a dime, Hence, their kids feed only on lime. Yet they walk freely, Not doing the time! Inyang wonders if he’d see change...

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HAVE YOU EVER

Have you ever watched a heavy stomach Being ripped apart for its foetus Have you ever hid in a piggery To evade marauders at noon Have you ever looked murder in the face Attempting to scare it away Have you ever been left in the dark As to who really...

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AS TRADITION RIDES

I’m the machine of my custom The horrid wheels of devastation I will let tradition lead and be its passenger Till time tilts and becomes still. For I had broken much of its hollow bones Yes! Tradition must ride, I pledge in truth. When stabbed with the saber of the...

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OUR SOCIETY TODAY

Our society today… See government ruling without humanity! See people practicing religion without God! See businesses thriving without conscience! See economies managed in refined illiteracy! See rule of law without real power! See murdered sovereignty, constituted ignorance! See the ignorant making laws, ineffective! See citizens without job, kissing poverty! See...

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MEN AT WORK

Most of us work everywhere A large workforce here and there A half or nearly all of the country For us, poverty works Never are we unemployed We are just busily poor- that’s all. We do all sorts; White-collar crimes and whatnots Atop dumpsites, along dark alleys Massed up on...

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