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Okunola Peace

1000 Steps

Crawling was not enoughSo I decided to take a step–Still, a step was not enoughSo I decided to take a thousand.If birth is a step to lifeAnd growth, a step to maturity–Then I am not preparedTo take the step of death.What shall I say,When I take the step of love?What...

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I Still Believe

I STILL BELIEVEThe stars are shining in the skiesAnd the ocean thunders with the waters.In perfect rhythm,The waves of lightRhyme with the glory of time.And so, upon my white bed I lie,Content and happy,In joy, and utter peaceBecause I still believeThat the corruption...

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Abba Father

ABBA, FATHERLike a little childMy incense shall riseFor there is joy in my eyesAnd a lovely song on my lips,I come with no fear in my heart,Confident in my identityFor I know you are my source,Swift to hear my worship,Swift to speak your wordAnd answer my kingdom...

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Sweet Memories

They are endless like the seaWith her beauty and mystery.When I see the sunI remember her golden smile.When I see the moonI remember his starry smile.I am filled with sweet emotionsWhen I realize my rare possessionOf scenes of love overwhelmingThat I nurture and...

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Testament

By the rivers of living watersThe mysteries of God are calling.Time swiftly passes byAnd through it, the angels proclaimTo our fathers in sundry timesOf the finished works they long to see.Aye! Through the channel of the spirit,Truth hidden from the worldWas spoken by...

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Aftermath

I woke to a harsh sky and the memories of the other day brought tears unbidden to my face. I have been hiding from the members of the Anti-Christ for two years now. It has not been easy, the hiding, foraging and running from the nemesis that will soon catch up to me,...

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DÙDÙKÉ

I have found a sweet thing—Ìfé to dún bì ọ̀yìn.When my hand rest on my belly,I can feel your tiny kicksThat tickles me from withinAnd makes ẹ̀rín bubbles out of my mouth.We share the same dreams,We share the same feelings—And our bond of love is made strongerBy the...

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Reality

He came quietly—Like a root out of dry groundTo bring light out of darknessAnd lead the lost sheep back home.And when the world behold himIn the excellence of his prime,They despised him for his truth,But he still shared his loveWhen he was bruised and wounded.If many...

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Dig Your Well

I visited a site with my uncle earlier this year at a rocky and mountainous region in Oyo state. We went there to supervise the job and to ensure that it was done to the satisfaction of the client.The operation we went to supervise was to bore a hole deep into the...

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