I I have seen The four walls Coated with gory hand-prints Of criminals and suspects In-scripting awkwardness Pleading for a public presentation I stared at slogans Screaming…. “we die…innocent” “i was here” “and so what” “are you the president?” “dem go fire me” “na today” “…save us” My heart tears my eyes And the graffiti… Continue reading WALLS OF UNENDING SCARS
Its the devil’s fault you say, For forgiveness you pray. Tears wash your ugly face, “Temptation was the case” So they forgive your sin, Bloody, you leave the scene. Spared death, reprieve you get; Weeks go by, people forget…
I sit on a mammoth mountain Holding the map of a nation I stare at map with fondness While I savour the smell of peace But mood wouldn’t be retained for long; Map suddenly bleeds Blood flows like the Red Sea Children’s tears deafen my ears Adults wail in agony Brutality and cruelty without ceasing.… Continue reading WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BUY PEACE?
Beyond this sight Above these words Farther than thoughts Outside of time For all that is sight There are always words And within us, thoughts All are within time Eyes that can see Mouths that can speak Minds that can think All beyond now
Atop the house stood I with glee, Imaginative anticipation in wild sprint, Gin to sink, smoke to flare, Head be soaked, mind high and spin. The mansion, a nest to a poet, Housing hungry desires and selfish fulfillments. Meat gobbled, bread reduced, wine slobbered. Laughter shook and merriment soared. Richland, a terror centre to trouble,… Continue reading RICHLAND
They come again to spit their words, Our self-crowned Lords. What have we not heard? Are we not the gullible herd? Their words flow like rain Only to flow into the drain. In colors of rainbow they paint A blissful tomorrow with no taint. And with words that tease our hopes, They push us down… Continue reading POLITRICKS