Category: World

Up in the air

  Do you remember? Mama told you and I That our wings would take us places never before seen To the fifth and sixth seasons that humans know not of As the winds ruffle my feathers I chuckle as I recall my doubt when mama spoke Twirling and sailing in the air I speed up then … Continue reading Up in the air

Conquer the world – Just a horse ride

I, A horse, Awaiting Her brave rider. I am not  choosy Neither am I easy. The rider's will matters here. I won't be conquered by the weak. My language is persistence and strength. Control your mind, believe in you, you'll win. Lake of bright fire Beside, blue green river flows Battle of equals He Falters, … Continue reading Conquer the world – Just a horse ride

What do you know of Cranes?

Smaerd turns to me, "tell me about Cranes." I jumped right in, "ah, 'Story of the Cranes', do you know scholars deny it?" Smaerd looked at me, "no not that." I didn't ask, just jumped right in, again. "Oh, you mean, a thousand origami Cranes and how they make a wish come true!" Smaerd now exasperated, … Continue reading What do you know of Cranes?

In the market place

    "The world is a market place." Mother said. "Heed only your heart, So you may be guided right. For it is filled with cries of the sanctimonious Hawking wares that are not for you." We listened.  Enveloped in his words, In the vice like grip of his eyes, I was deaf to their … Continue reading In the market place

The home I remember

  The home I remember, Was in a town called Kaduna. There was succour for every member. A mixture of all tribes in Nigeria. Hearts were filled with love for neighbours. Children were allowed fun times, With no fear of Mr Cyber. The streets were our play ground. We moved only for the few cars … Continue reading The home I remember

A king, yet a slave

    Like lanterns in the dark Your eyes shine through the fog Your remarkable body glides. Cutting through the air with your every step Stealthily, Yet, Kingly. The sun has risen to kiss the earth. And now they must kiss your throat. You make hay while the sun and earth make love. Because, When … Continue reading A king, yet a slave

Bumble

Mumble, bumble! They all grumble! Living in a bubble, They were not humble Nor grateful. Until, POP went the bubble,  And out they all tumbled.     Image credit: Bilder meines lebens via Daily Prompt: Bumble

Unwavering

Those eyes on you Dark and green Deeply engraved on your bark Sees all, yet so silent You look out on to the lush green plain Little creatures with tails in question marks scurry all over your green hair Then they invade your limbs and all that is spread before you with abandon Yet you … Continue reading Unwavering

One voice, else we lose

In this world of ours Sometimes so full of promise Sometimes so arid We all run around Trying to live out our days The best way we know Jiggling and juggling We face our life's challenges Facing it head on No time to waste here Yet some think they are center Of this universe They … Continue reading One voice, else we lose

Apocalypse

  She lies whimpering, From the non-stop plundering. Her arms slashed into tiny bits By those she was moments ago housing. Her streets defaced with droppings From oppressed weak inhabitants. Her heart reaches the point of breaking, But her tormentors were not done desecrating. Her soul screams for an abatement, But they were not good … Continue reading Apocalypse