ENQUIRE

Surely! I know that mistakes will persist If you refuse to accept the correction as corrected Else wallow in darkness and shallow in demotion Surely, I know that mistakes will persist Sweep it not under the rug ask for direction There is no cause for alarm for requested Surely I know, that mistakes will persist… Continue reading ENQUIRE

PRIDE GOES BEFORE A FALL

He was a wicked man! Vain and proud, His fame increased, then ceased like rain, Starting as drizzles that later tear the cloud He was a wicked man; vain and proud, He strutted around, face wearing a shroud. Treating all that asked with naked disdain, He was a wicked man! Vain and proud, His fame… Continue reading PRIDE GOES BEFORE A FALL

A TRIAL TRIOLET

I want to summon You, God. You must account for those swine! Will you, or must we use that rod? I want to summon You, God. Will You pay heed to where they trod? They fed on our spines, desecrated Your human shrines! I want to summon You, God. You must account for those swine!… Continue reading A TRIAL TRIOLET

NO SWEATING ROCK (a triolet)

I’ll walk on the path of shame Let men sit back to mock! Give me honour, what is fame? I’ll walk  on the path, of shame? Spit, sneer, twist my name; Sweat will not flow from rock! I’ll walk. On the path of shame, Let men sit back to mock! Written by: Kukogho Iruesiri Samson