The Internet

The internet For knowledge it was birthed To inform, uplift, nourish Not deform, surfeit, brainwash To validate, not relate And promote originality, not mediocrity We were all drawn to her And like Peter’s net A massive catch it fetched But then, it’s fabric soon got broken From misuse and abuse And all who couldn’t swim […]

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Does he know?

Does he know.. That when he laughed I melt into puddles of marshmallow goo When he smiled.. A swarm of butterflies flutter in my tummy When he cried.. The universe and time stops for a while That when he hugged me.. Whiffs of masculine scent bewitched and still haunts me And when he said bye.. […]

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Broken

I yearn to sojourn another’s soul He may have mine if he pleases I crave a feeling of oneness.. Same breaths One heartbeat I’d love him to be broken Like me, not much May he embrace my bruises Scar-y stories And see the stars in my gloomy sky Pierce my pieced heart with golden rays […]

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Beautiful poison

Hark it doth lurks! On the borrowed faces of brothers and friendly foes Fear them, that call white black and black white These blazoned beauties, mourners they seem but their eyes are full of treachery With sweet words deadlier than death, They would change their state to suit your taste Beware, for decayed roses are […]

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Dream

Dream to make the world a beautiful place Dream to be the voice that echoes in the noise Dream to engrave a cause on the tablets of time Dream like the eagle… To be Free Immortal Be Winged ┬ęGrace Okoliko

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Bellows of a maimed fellow

Hark! Bellows of a maimed fellow Haunted, taunted with stunted knees Poised with my cursed stick, my blessings Stoop not but to give alm to that poor fellow Bitter is the pill of hope I swallow every morn Sweet as nectar my tongues taste at dawn Broken is my heart when it sees a maiden […]

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Rot

Sitted at the core of human heart Are carcasses of a criminal With cleaved thorny crown And clawed venomous fangs It lurks in our dark, Dives and sucks out our sauce Biting, chewing large chunks Of humanity, our essence It holds it’s victim captive, this vile creature Has no taste for class or haste for […]

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