EYE FOR EYE

Knave you are guilty As much as this grave Dave was innocent And brave Slender and tender Yet was forcefully surrendered And slaughtered I miss my brother And I am bothered You can cry, deny And even try and fly But you shan’t be spared Like he was speared So...

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JUNGLE JUSTICE

The anathemas came with some sinful acumen to maim the assiduous citizens of their belongings… But there was no approbations to welcome the hapless visitors; only the cacophony of wrath and repercussions to reward their toils. Judgement day is come! So let both the sowers and the harvest-bands settle some...

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NWAM

Esquire! That should be your title nwam, His mother echoed. Sire of the law nnam and all would be humbled. Dire consequences await those crazy market women if they dare spit fire at me….and a fight should transpire. My conquest at law courts will be frequent and my ascent to...

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OH SOUL, WHY DEATH?

Happily I drew the dagger. Merrily it dug, deep, into my heart. Oh God, why Love? It signified a wager, the extent of my love, For indeed she owned my heart. Oh Love, why Sacrifice? Most beautiful she is, one of a kind. Along with my heart, I’d since denounced...

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SEVENTY TIMES SEVENTY

When justice is forced to sit In open stalls of the markets, Forced to be haggled upon… Fill in the blanks and you’ll see us In a free for all, a bedlam Where the weak and the young, The old, poor and helpless, Become footstools For the strong and the...

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THIS SHAME IS ON YOU

I have finally decided you are vain Now, I’ll pen down my pain I don’t care if you see this as a story Be sure you will be consumed by this fury Loneliness raped my soul Emptiness screwed me each passing second I desired a panacea, like a lonely star...

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HER MISERY OR MINE

For the blood soaked misery That draped me I split no blame For the time of the thatched rags When hungry lips lapped mucus My scales hold no grudge For the hunger that gnawed When sunken eyes served bulbous head Anger won’t raise these lashes For the clawed shame That...

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