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The TimeWalker

I was the boy Hairy, impatient, hopeful A grandson of a great farmer A veteran and a warrior Hewn out of strong wills Killing one eyed bugs Fearing not man or beast Eating the grains of the field And the sweet Bees honey I was the boy Living ten thousand years ago That walked the […]

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Goodnight Tale

When I say goodnight I meant I love you And sad I am, to let my eyes Close before you Though my consciousness gone My heart beats warmly In ecstatic joy of you And all you stand To be for me   For Ma H. Iroegbu Mr and Mrs  John Iroegbu Mr and Mrs Chuky […]

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Shooting Star

Have you sat on a desk Outside the cloudy dark Waiting for some shooting star On a journey to the east?   The dark solemn nights Quiet, shy and calm Whistles to the ears Soft tunes of Mother Nature Calling all beasts, and flora Gathering a long tale Like a stalk of leaves Packed on […]

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Natures cruelty by Emeka Ogbonnaya

In a forgotten land there was a forgotten bird who spanned the length of River Kyle longer than Nile. In a forgotten land there was a forgotten fish who swam the nooks of River Kyle longer than Nile The forgotten fish fell in love with the forgotten bird For several full moons Through fatal storms […]

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Musing: Lesson

This evening, watching the ants A good lesson came by Keep love in your heart And every challenge is conquered Oiroegbu Halls

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She

She lay in my arms Quiet, whispering and thinking Listening to the tune Of the Pines outside I saw the pain, the grief The despair maybe from disappointment Not sure of the future I wonder, I search her I look all about for a clue Beautiful she is, just lonely Wallowing in an unseen pain […]

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Peace

Let the rains fall heavily Wash our green fields free of blood Let snow cakes clog boots and machines Let air blow off deadly jets Let all darkness turn to life – green and abundance And let Divinity bless us humanity Let the world know some peace Let Mother Nature declare war on War! Oiroegbu […]

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Remember me

Remember me, when old and frail I become When the tales I tell, leave my lips All emboldened in my cold heart And all I could is mutter Remember me when my white face Darkened and old become And my skin dry from my age And all I can is to wimp Remember me when […]

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A friend and family

I offer you my hand Take it, make it one of yours It is a piece of my heart, That I give you Keep it safely with you For yours is safe with me Friends are roses Their aroma smells From afar off Their light, like the sun Throwing warmth to us Following our paths […]

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An Elfy ear

Talk about my ears All the while I was an alien An item of friendly mockery Yes, the ears are special Made to hear not this earth Divine, a gift of nature Giving to this innocent child A burden bestowed A blessing to see To hear the faintest Of voices, of the trees calling Of […]

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Listen

Listen to the voices of your conscience To the voices hewn to the strings of your heart The drum player from across the forested hills Beats the rhythm, that searches the mind And asks many questions, On a cloudy evening During the time of the Harmattan Comes a drummer, followed by a flute And when […]

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To Love

How beautiful it is to love Two hearts to become one To see from the same reason To dance under the tree On nights the moon shone How lovely it is to love Even when the earth Full of pain and tears Cloud about the atmosphere But the love we have Shields us from all […]

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Though it came a Lil late

I wish I could chat you all one at a time. Thanks for coming by to read me. The joy of a writer is the audience he has. You guys gave me the nod to go ahead, thanks. Can’t mention all your names for space- followers, readers, commenters and those who had liked my pieces […]

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The Spider lair

Oh see the spider web Fine, gay and lonely Clean it is and well kept How clean mother spider seem! Quiet, harmless and welcoming A fortress she clones But an abattoir For any visitor The spiders web Lies empty in wait Expectant of a kill A stray fly or bug Oiroegbu Halls

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The Poet-Painter

The painter is a poet The poet is a painter There comes a time When we shall paint the world With all beautiful hue Beautiful, light and colorful, Make her look like a butterfly Broken out from a cocoon Adding a fresh lively color To the worlds darkness The oceans blue is a painting The […]

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Despair not

Cry not pretty child There is no greater slavery Than self rejection and pity If the world had repainted The landscape unfavorably Do not yield, life is more To this, the living soul Perseveres, in knowing Of the short time of life Nothing on this earth, Your golden tears worth When all falls off the […]

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::Little Woobly Weebly Froggie Dance::

Oh little wiggly woobly weebly Froggie Dancey on a longey quiet bluey lake ‘Wob wob’ it shrieked on a mild evenings air calling the Natures big and small To a short lively weebly woobly dance… Pic provided by Mary Grace M. Salomes I decided to write a short piece for children. My friend, Mary from […]

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A Tale of Fantasia

There’s a land far far away Somewhere any good traveller can reach A strong march thru fields of green and yellow wheat Which on it hides, flesh eating Ostriches And undisturbed monitors fighting to get a bite of flesh A sky that changes apparitions when stirred Across the long deep oceans With sea monsters, cucumbers […]

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Look into my eyes

Look into my eyes See how special you are Feel my heart jump with joy And that is cos you are here With me, and the setting sun See the sun set She laughs, and throws a kiss Waving a goodbye, saying Say your mind little fella But here I stand, speechless Shy, afraid and […]

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The Stream, Kpere

Then I heard your drift, Flowing through the forest Washing men’s nakedness… When there was love When on the stream side I sit Trying to peer thru the tall shrubs I saw the white clouds Clear as the sweet spring water Leaping in joyful haste, In boundless ecstasy Washing the little rocks Pulling pebbles along […]

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Reincarnated

This piece does not make me a believer of mysticism. It is just a thought I had seeing the strings of events that played thru my life for the past year.

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