GEHENNA: by Aremu Adams Adebisi

Gehenna, The long narrow thorny pass Through furnaces over some muddy floors, Terribly disgusting to lost lamb’s souls; Sending forth malignant odors To their ephemeral bodies. Gehenna, Unaccessed by the living; dungeon of their deeds. The reward of some vituperative mortals – Those with elusive repudiation of its terror state....

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GOD OR MAMMON?

Half way up Isn’t on top Walking half way from down Can’t win you the glorious crown Let heat melt you Or ice freeze your skin to blue. Staying either hot or cold is good form Better than been lukewarm. Like referees’ decider coin Choose head or tail for both...

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INHERENT IN ME

Oh garden of Eden That had that irresistible tree From which they ate that fruit And made me a man of two thoughts. I was denied the pleasures in Eden But I must miss not the treasures up high. So, my ways must be right till then. With the life...

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SKIRT and BLOUSE

Skirt Your complexion indeed competes With a ripe pawpaw and it’s true that it never fails To capture roaming gazes Blouse whose skin color Is like shining charcoal Bewitching the eyes of young and old Skirt and Blouse Respect and dignity Secret of nudity During days of decency To you...

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GRACE

I go down the aisle of God’s place Dressed in my very best lace. I know it’s already late yet I walk at snail pace I say, this is afterall a temple of grace Is this where I shall see God’s face? Will I stay here all my days? Not...

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HEAVENS

I live by your word Lord Equipped by your spirit Your lead is my desire Guide me till the end of time Heavens… Angels’ wings gloriously shown The majesty throne and honours Heads bow down with thunderous worship I wanna be there… My baritone voice singing ‘Hosanna!’ My eternal home...

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