Nnekasi,I bring you before the streamFor a rebirth A fish is no stranger in the oceanAnd what one loves, he washes Nnekasi,I have come to baptize youAnd name you after us Lock your hands in mine.When everything else falls,We shall remain. Photo by Naveen Annam on Pexels.com
We played in the muld till you passed awayOh! I still remember you each and everydayI tried so much not to say how I feltIt was too early to admit you leftBut Time has made me believe you departed I've waited for years hoping you would comeI screamed your name in the hood and it … Continue reading IN MEMORY OF IKECHUKWU – By: Membis Okorie Chukwukamma
Self made prisonerOf thoughts, and mindI'm a slave to my inner templeTo him unseen above my roof I'm a prisoner under this rainOf lost hope and corrupted brainA slave to people's governmentTo parasites of dedicated heroes I'm a prisoner like Mara painRestless foots all in vainI'm a self made slave to abstractsSight less sight to … Continue reading I’M A PRISONER | By: Okoroafor Onyekachi
Memories of Boyhood Boyhood didn't last long enoughBut like the blink of an eyeOur darkness meshed with brightnessAnd gave birth to sweet sights in balanceMaybe, boyhood lasted for just a weekAnd six of the seven, we were sick Boyhood didn't last long enoughOur girls were too shy, secretive and toughThey failed to appreciate the loveThat … Continue reading BOYHOOD DIDN’T LAST LONG ENOUGH | By: Membis Okorie C.
You might not see me in uniformMilitary rigaliaBoot and helmetBut know it my dear daughterThat your father is brave like a lionThough tender like the breezeYour father is stronger than stormsAnd have conquered a million warsLong before I met your mother I went into battle with gods and wonI gathered goddesses and tied them to … Continue reading I FIGHT FOR YOU | By: Membis Okorie C.