A Dysfunctional Pursuit

Engrossed in my desire; An obvious easy dream – A Khaki medic void of despair, Joyous inside-out with gleam. Met up with all criteria, And day dreaming in khaki suit. What a bliss to serve Nigeria? But a blow hits my resolute. Throwing down my plough, I refocused this fading light – I saw but […]

A flare not ensnared

I’m in haste to be wealthy No rather, am in haste to work My hands are ready Rather, I labour to meet luck! My mama cautions my flare: “You are young but blessed, Thy hands have fortune yielded. Beware, this thy flare leads not to a snare.” How shall a snared soul enters heaven? Having […]

Don’t Worry For Nothing

Whereby we smile together And all together the smiles wither For bile the whole lips has bittered So ever has this joy been battered!   Wherefore is this sensation massive? Ready to burst like an explosive A conflagration trying to devour an edifice Ocean cannot this flame douse. A preparation of goodness to greatness Moulding […]

An Hope

So sweet is this life When the steps are rosy So bitter is this life When the going gets fussy.   You wouldn’t know the pains The punches of life are true You may deny its ugly canes The scars are long over due.   It seems future cannot be bright My heart rent apart […]

Doctor, Do Something!

In my call room A bang hits my door It was a call to salvage lives: Restless road accident victims; Confused patients with multiple wounds. Painfully in shock, unaware of my presence – Distracted by the pain in her lower abdomen. The huhaha of “my baby” filled her wounded lips! Shouting behind was a fearful […]

A Hunting Silhouette

Yesterday is gone but active Today’s sufferance is passive Morrow is hunted by today’s folly No wonder humans are unholy Swayed by little things Forgetful mortal beings Sacrificed morrow’s bliss To suck today’s kiss When today turns yesterday And morrow turns today A wound as grave as past Is a hunting shadow cast What heals […]