Abike

For her sake I woke up early in the morning. Before the cocks crow and sunlight awakens. Straight into the forest, I went to target the fattest of the animals. And right on her laps in the evening I dropped the day’s gain – two antelopes and one cheetah. I walked about like the man, […]

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OUR SMALL LITTLE GATHERINGS

Our small little gatherings Where hands are clapped and prayers are said Are the only places where our population is kept sane. Small little gatherings Where the thief promises to steal no more The angry decides against anger… Are the only places where our souls are purged And we are able to stand before our […]

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WE ARE NOT MEANT TO BE

I have drawn the curtain, The leaves are green and the flowers are happy, The sun is rising and the moon is in hiding When will my eyes meet yours again? *** I closed my eyes in quietness I hope that dreams of you will draw us close The dreams are real, my love is fixed […]

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THERE WAS A TIME

There was a time the people was sane, There was a time we opened our mouth to take in food, A time we opened our nose and let in air, We opened our eyes and light flooded them. There was a time Adam loved Eve, We knew who we are. We retained the image of God. […]

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