POET OF THE WEEK: RULES OF THE GAME by Alozor Michael Ikechukwu

One at a time is the step of life Take a leap when you get to a pit Else, down the pit you’ll dive When you resurface your bearing is lost. Slow and steady is the race of life Never look back ‘cos it’s lost and gone When you meet setbacks, make a dive Bypass… Continue reading POET OF THE WEEK: RULES OF THE GAME by Alozor Michael Ikechukwu

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 give wings to someone or… Continue reading IM(P)OSSIBLE

I AM ROYALTY

I am royalty Thou knowest not? A prince with no crown Of a kingdom far, far away I am royalty Thou knowest not? In full regalia like a peacock In all it’s beautiful splendour Equity and fairness rules my King’s courts Justice and wisdom is my heritage All around I hear shouts “Hail, hail!”

IN THE NAME OF VOGUE

You said it’s a vogue So you appear like rogue, Intentionally dragging a million eyes to sin With your expensive elegant rag You said it’s a fashion When you exhibit your flappy breasts Sagging like pig’s waist Can you blame the sun who punished them Made them dry and wrinkled Like the village mason’s clay… Continue reading IN THE NAME OF VOGUE

IT’S YOURS by Oku-ola Abiola Paul

It’s your land You have no other ground It’s your country You have no other territory It’s your nation You owe it your obligation See it as yours Not theirs As your mother’s And your father’s You may travel to many countries Marry their ladies Win their visas And claim you are theirs A citizen… Continue reading IT’S YOURS by Oku-ola Abiola Paul

INVINCIBLE DESTINY (by WRRPoetry Poet Of The Week)

Who saw my invisible destiny? Has it gone the way, The beautiful gossip paved? Who spoke with my invisible destiny? Was it you who asked its trapping? That caged I might become? Who danced on my invisible destiny? Was it a ballet or calypso Of some sorts? Who celebrated my invisible destiny? Maybe that way… Continue reading INVINCIBLE DESTINY (by WRRPoetry Poet Of The Week)

YES OR NO?

Never say “No”! I nod, this story I know Quite well, except the end. I ponder this as I lay in bed A woman is a needle Thrown into an ocean Many will try to cross that hurdle And fulfill the mission To possess a tamed bird I ask. “Is the needle now the bird?”… Continue reading YES OR NO?