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A muse: Star Light

Star light But thousand miles away from home They glitter still with their amazing innocence Come on, dear glittering stars… You wouldn’t know I am not at home, would you? There are many glittering stars out tonight Out they come, like a parade of great might Come behold this exotic and pretty sight Made from […]

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A painting of a hill on the Snows plague

Paint a land where crisscrossing figures fall before hungry happy eyes Tell of place where the skies see seizures without which there are no sighs Cut the soil, cut some mud Mold the mud into some hill Place the hill on the cut soil And watch a quiet town Grow beneath the hills shelter Cut […]

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Fireflies

Twinkle… There are wings on the air On a dark, very dark night Twinkle… But the wings move from their lairs Glowing colors hued black and white Twinkle… The appearance seldom come so rare Twinkling into the gravely dark night Twinkle… The night is cold and dark, the night is bare But if you watch, […]

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The Wind

You walk against the fast wind, your hair fall beside your haste Down it rolls, flowing with the strong wind down your waist All these while the swift wind and your fine hair go about their romance

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First Words of P’Ville, SummerTown 2

                                            Summer had a lake which shone with the sun light The shivering of the waters were seen even in the nights By the roadside were carts drove were green and yellow flowers And at […]

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Musing: Setting sun

1. The setting sun reminds me of many things Some nice, some exciting, some make me laugh And others leave me sobbing at the thought But making me to laugh or leaving me to sob I find times defined in those memories, not me   2. Twilight comes with even finer airs, playing On fantasies that […]

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When we play with the wor(l)ds

Let us say there are some mystery in the Earths misery Fake hysteria overshadow Natures artless history Yet with the blazing sun come our sober pun Savaging the dying Earth: stay or run, but we cant run And when we look to the South, there is strive To the helpless North, there is a hungry drought; […]

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Musing: Halved, the Legend

1 Now I write you a piece of my heart tonight In the growing Harmattan and her temperament I am cut in two- I am halved in your Providence One for your happiness, another for Your happiness 2 This piece of heart tells a tale of the sea folk a story of survival, a war […]

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Draw the Sun

Draw the sun and paint your dreams Believe in the little you do, hope for the best Connect to your mind, live your dream!

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Faded

Nothing compares to speeches made by the eyes When fine memories tumble into low faint sighs Now see our glamour fade before the waking morning With the old tree, where we played sitting and grinning Mourning the demise of a union which might not be Or which was but could not be totally seen

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First Words of P’Ville, SummerTown

When the Winter Witch got tired of the warmth Which the fine golden sun brought She decided to leave the sunny, pitiful city And with her she took all her trinkets and jewellery Then she would stare across the vast wild Oat fields And all she saw was melting ice and she always sighed In […]

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The Messenger

Originally posted on Oke Iroegbu's Diary of Hope & Nostalgia (African Poems, Tales and Proverbs):
Kokookoroko kokorokoro A greeting called from afar The children ran out excited As if the message was for them But then who knows? Heads up, listen attentively Komkom korookom Another beat rang out Pushing the mild hit Into the…

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A Haiku: Pepper Crags

The world sat on pepper crags The pain that came and went Hunt the rest that sat beside her

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