WHY AM I HERE by Gideon Abowha

Born,bred alone in this world My cherubic self; my decency Delved all depths; guess no debts. Grow along diversified unknown travails of the world. Decent self; beyond came from My earthly gods; cared me in adversity. Facts untold still Why I’m here? Pains foretold; Bit cheering chirping untold. But, I’m...

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A FATHER’S DILEMMA

Son, what defines you? What defines you son? What causes a smile to be spread abroad thine cheek? What makes thine eyes to be filled with tears? What makes thine heart to be heavy as wood? What keeps thine spirit light and afloat? Son, what defines you? What defines you...

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ENQUIRE

Surely! I know that mistakes will persist If you refuse to accept the correction as corrected Else wallow in darkness and shallow in demotion Surely, I know that mistakes will persist Sweep it not under the rug ask for direction There is no cause for alarm for requested Surely I...

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CLOUDS CRY

There i sat Watching the black clouds eclipse the sun watching it weep incessantly Its silver tears showers from the sky perhaps for good measure as time is fashioned to this performance The birds run for they’re nest nested by the greens of nature standing tall staying put for as...

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WHAT IS LOVE?

Tell me, my sweetheart When coldness embrace the earth Is love a daffodil that is fresh in our winter? Why does it whither in the hot summer? When sun scorches our world with its warmness The love begins to grow in distress Oh! What is love? That travels a journey...

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WHAT IF

What if fate was a man clothed in the same fabric of dust Giving secrets of how he became that vital force The undefeated against whom all bow, bound to conform What if there was no sun, darkness like a big black blanket covered the face of the earth The...

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WHAT I THINK

This is what I think Can somebody tell me what I don’t know Because I feel new things now beginning New thoughts now arising New feelings now the ease of life I thought truth could pave way to the top But was told it makes one a flop Now I...

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INTERCOURSE

I wave thoughts of a bloom A mixed breed set in kind A population of loom I sat between as bound Brightened by failure’s gloom Back side of joy only to find In ambitions built on a solitary dream Falling in love with danger’s kind. My mind has sought a...

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