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Okunola Peace

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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Song of a Grieved Heart

Let me pour forth my heart,As tears gently roll down my face,While I stay in God's presence,For in his presence, my cry is heard;Fruits of pain they may be,Emblem of plight they may speak,But when a tear gently falls,And rolls down, to my bare feet,I know I dwell in...

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Sleep in a Storm

Life is a ground of bountiful earth,Founded on the deep body of the sea.And the well of peace, joy and mirth,Lies in the root of the mind and spirit.If my time is as few as the hours of the day,And precious like the blood that flows in me,Then my precious gifts that...

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What a World!

Do you see as darkness stains it,With the wickedness in man's heart?Do you see as the shadow stains it,With sorrows that has no hour of rest?I wish my dreams can bear wings and fly,And be wholly seen as the night.For lo, I see a world bereft of bliss,Where coffers are...

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Music, my Muse

The wind blows from the depth deepTo my home at the ends of the city,And upon the wings of the wintry windSat my muse, the sweet sound of music.The sound and the lovely rhythmStirs something from deep within,And makes me hunger for the lifeThat it awakes in my spirit...

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Song of Lancers

Ride, Lancers of the Christ O! Ride,Against the vengeful tide.Ride through the meadow and green fields,Against the host of the enemy.We are in the middle of hell,That has cracked open like a shell.And war has come ; the rivers shall run redWhen the victors stand in...

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