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The Bee

There was a little bee It always wore black and yellow And was always happy The bee love the row, And the heat of the sun The red petals of the Rose The bobcats and the moon And the dark haired moose The bee would always smile She was blessed, she had honey She was […]

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A Psalm, again.

For the consciousness come thither to my weary soul The light shining upon the shades of my life The hope and love burning above all, in my heart I say Thanks Lord!

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The Kiss

The touch of your warmth Standing besides your whole length The wealth I desire dwells in you You become the antidote to my cold The reason I stay all nights, awake I have become a poetic witch You’re the reason I could burn at the stake The people mustn’t know am an elf And let […]

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Haiku: Frail bones

And each night I come to this bed To lay my weak and frail bones Your thoughts flood my stray mind With strength come from Heavens atone

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A Strange Night

1 The cool night turned a storm The grey linings of the clouds Wore out with the passing firmaments The trees swirled in a wild dance The fallen leaves lept up in joy The imminent wind has come to play To the tune of Natures fury The wind, the rain and the lightning 2 The […]

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A muse: Stormy Night

After the long day The storm has its way But come what may we lived to say

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You, my Inspiration

I shall look upon Thee In the face of the rising sun And on the evenings airy breeze Your beauty inspires me I sit staring into the air I see you walk to me Entangling me in your embrace Doing this little laugh I always grew fond of My joy knows no limit The fragrance […]

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A Muse: The Corn and The Beetle

One day a black beetle Sat amused at the sight Of her neighbour from her tree shed “Oh how awful you look” She would say, grinning “You werent like this Some few months ago!” “How do I look?” The Corn asked blushing “You look stalky, long and hairy I dont like hairy guys!” “Well we […]

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The House on the Road

There was a strange house near the highway Made of sun-burned bricks and hay Covered in soot and all about grey It stood like a scarecrow Overlooking the nights cold grip The door rims are low The reeds grow like the whip The neighbors shrug all the time With an apparition of a tongue tasting […]

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Dreams from the Front

Originally posted on Oke Iroegbu's Diary of Hope & Nostalgia (African Poems, Tales and Proverbs):
The joy I left here with has gone It has grown wings and I knew not The direction of its flight Am terrified, I have no stories to tell anymore Each time a memory of holding your hands Comes…

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Haiku: The Bridge

What is more beautiful than to build bridges To bring two different worlds together To bring in two nations to one embrace To bring land over a wide spread of water?

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A tale of Poetry

When poetry came upon the Earth There was but a very little A clan full of self-hate The lengths of the Earth grew brittle And many foundations could”nt hold The forests were full of heart wrenching thorns The deserts with man hungry cactus, so bold That the dreams of men lay forlorn The Whistling pines […]

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Muse: This Night

One look of things here, now The world would seem so absurd The love I hid in my heart years back Comes to play on my wild fancies This is not my normal poetry per se, I wouldnt classify it as thus. i have had a clash somewhat with someone I really find fascinating and […]

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A farmers smile

The days work is done The farmer return with smiles The mother hold the little one And welcome him who labor The infant grips the fathers arm Afraid not to let go A lullaby from this voice he waits for “All is well” A tale of farmlore The strength of the farmer Gone beyond the […]

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Haiku: God Everywhere

On the day that breaks forth On the blue clouds up the skies On the surprised stare of an infant There is God everywhere

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The Winds Tale: A call of the Hills

The call of the hills… On a night dark as pitch We stay listening to the swooshing trees And the strange call up the hills… A tornado of wind come surfing down Pushing the brushes and woods apart Sending both man, child and pets scrambling Tall and strong wild palms bend double Threatening to crush […]

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Angels

It becomes heavily cloudy The Lord lets it rain On the bosom of the rich and poor The suns ray beat us all this while Scorching she is, but our vegetables grow In the heat of sleepless nights The Nights calm airs come upon us They give the warmth we desire Sometimes the cripple on […]

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Haiku: Golden Corn

The season has come The mild sun has gone The day is mild across the fields The Corn is beheld

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Musing: The Love I have

I found love in the air I breath Love in the waving trees Love in life, wild and close Love in a friendly dogs stare In the dark blue skies I found love in your eyes I found love loving Love in giving And love in being with Nature Now I found love today! Guess […]

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Wonder says I

15.10.08 If men were to create themselves Then mirrors shall become gladiatory arenas And the Earth, an epitome of cruelty If ants could build skyscrapers Though centuries it must take Yet it would portray Natures wisdom If crocodiles were to be executioners In moments crooks become stories But for criminals there would be none If […]

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Three Poems

The Sunflower rests on the bark of the tree Blushing on the fate of the lover bee The strange buzzing love rant As she wonders what he really wants The fog lay blinding the way The cloud, blue with lovely apparitions Letting her bridegroom show the way As the winds sang the adoration The fragrance […]

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Lullaby: The Rain on the Roof

The nights cloud is ripe Full of Heavens dew to give Rain drops on our faces to wipe And to our beds warmth we cleave

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