WALLS OF UNENDING SCARS

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

WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BUY PEACE?

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?

RICHLAND

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

POLITRICKS

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