HOPE: Oladimeji Babafemi

As rain is not for the dry days So is Hope not for yesterdays. Shall we seek a better past, Swallow memories of full plates emptied fast? Should we murmur of our present, Like one given a desert with no oasis as a present? No Moses, yet we live in...

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LOVE IS WORTH THE TROUBLE

CRAWL under, jump! Obstacles must yield RUN after the one for whom you long STAND, fight on love’s battlefield FALL in love while still young a wizened heart is too cynical to love injured? CRAWL! come on, RUN! again, STAND if you FALL love is worth the trouble

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YOUR WILL, YOUR HAND

The will is might, if you have mind Walk through miles and God you will find Bedeck your life to soothe and bright If you have mind, the will is might Nothing is “can’t”, without your hand Your hand by nature is armed hand Empower to rule– rule out “shan’t”...

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IM(P)OSSIBLE

IM(P)OSSIBLE Impossible: Imp Possible? Wimp! .. Failure: Fail Lure? Wail! .. Achievable: Achieve Able? Receive! .. Strive Thrive. STANZA 1: Impossible: Imp Possible? Wimp! *Here, I took a journey into the meaning of Impossible: IMP as a noun is a demon that has wings IMP as a verb means to...

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FIREFLIES

Tiny gleams of tender loving light All about the valley of my mind Singing the symphonies to unite The cords of sweet grace and peace of mind Moving with the gentle winds to find The fireplace where passions ignite The flames of love, burning behind Tiny gleams of tender loving...

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BLOOD, SWEAT AND TEARS

The tree stood tall Like a giant Never to fall Only its sight Filled my frail soul With acute fright My hands trembled On the wood axe Nearly stumbled Almost crying Then a voice said: ‘Keep on trying’ I struck in vain The tree stood firm The voice again I...

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