ODE TO EDUCATION

I. My heart bleeds… Remembering the second-to-none standards of gone days Of studying without encumbering thoughts of discontinuation These days the fettle of education system sends shivers down my spine As I looked over my shoulder… A vestige of the thoughts once we had…Better, beyond comparison with today Students want aspirations to maximize their ‘EDU’… Continue reading ODE TO EDUCATION

DARK DAY

The sun shone, a day so bright Many came in a-flight Different homes they did depart Leaving loved ones at heart They came to these four walls In which this firmament stands tall They came to learn But for lives did Death yearn Oppression contends not with mortals It even bereaved immortals But Authorities don’t… Continue reading DARK DAY

FUGITIVES OF KNOWLEDGE (by Nwakanma Chika)

The crows of ignorance, Have eaten the last seeds of logic. The grave yard is the wisest Because intellect has been buried. As the wind of superstition, Sweeps clean the halls of ivory, Nay the intellectuals Clean the desk of politicians. The tone of the Nubian sage echoes a foreign voice. From the hill top,… Continue reading FUGITIVES OF KNOWLEDGE (by Nwakanma Chika)