ACHES OF THE HEART

Mother told me not to love until I own a fortress wall that bear my heart How I wish I had...

THE WOMAN

The woman is not too strong a vessel for you to pour all your debris. The woman is no mirror...

WHEN

When will African leaders stick to their inaugural addresses? "I'll build roads; I'll electrify the streets. I'll improve education;...

GENTLE CRIMINALS

GENTLE CRIMINALS An entity with features of a state But lacks elements of a nation Identity politics; belligerent state, Brinkmanship; no...

WHO WE ARE

We are poet, we are not just thinkers; We dig in the worlds with our quills and words. We...

ANCIENT ONE

A wise man once said; "He who pays the Piper, dictates the tune" Likewise he who breeds a lion, must...

HYPOCRITE

Today is Sunday yes, you went to church Closest to God, you are in the first pew Yet you are...

SHYNESS

You evil spirit of shyness, See now, What you have cause me? I hate you from the bottom of my heart,

A LUTA CONTINUA

Mysterious pressing to destiny Indigenous purpose pends Hope is lost in vain Letting fatality end. What if light is hidden...

POWER TO THE PEOPLE

When will mama Liberia awaken the souls of her people? As success knocks her door, She slaps the masses away. When...

B E S T I E

Let's rain-check! The steps we shared down the watery lane, on the empty road, in the late night. The stories...

DEVOURED MOOD

Songs I labored in my heart is like a sea view from a top' It aches me, it makes me...

THOUGHTS

I think I chose the path to find life by losing, And set out with no hope of returning. Myself,...

SONGS OF A DRUMMER BOY

Drummer Boy Drummer boy Oh remember the words of the Elders, “However long the night, The dawn will break” Sitting...

THE GODS ARE NOT TO BLAME

Such a life When one man cries, another rejoice When some rasie their voices, others care less, feeding fat on...

MY SIN AND GOD

I wish to explore, but I found myself in sin with my ears sharp and my eyes, keen I faed...

AREWA

The purpose of the air is to be breathed in and out, The purpose of the voice is to be...

MOMO - A SUFFERING CHILD

Have you seen a child from Liberia? Life is life, But life has dragged his dreams into the corner of...

NEW YEAR RESOLUTION

Limits are to be kept Discipline to be maintained Aims are to be achieved Systems should be followed But never...

I AM NOT RIPE FOR THIS

Unripe mangoes plucked on the tree is not sweet, So is child's marriage Father said; This is the tradition. I...

THE PERFECT MOOD

Joyful, trusting in the life thou walk, knowing controls are not in this plane, grateful from the soul, read, hear...

INSANE LOVE

Insanity they say, is doing the same thing Over and over again yet expecting different results I better get tested...

NO RETREAT, NO SURRENDER

Life is a game we cannot forgo, For it rolls with all Fury, Coming with its rise and fall, Challenges...

TASTE OF PARADISE

I feel like stretching my tongue To the high heavens To allow drops of honey Caress my battered tongue. But instead...

A POOR POET

Writing through my thoughts, Penning my emotions, Words are not meant to be spoken. A silent poet; a lonely writer.

C O L O N I Z E D F R E E D O M

We (Africans) say 'we are free' Free as the breeze blowing across the trees -as the moving current of water

ABIKE

Abíkè     The dolly bird,        that  descends      from heaven to earth, tweeting melodious   chirps that submit   men...

THE LESS PRIVILEGED

The shining of the sun Different in my land The light and dark Is like twelve hours. We are unworthy souls

CRUSH ME

Crush me, if that's what I need to be humble Crush me, if by it, I'll be to you, acceptable

POET'S BIRTHDAY

Let those sparkling stars fall on my toes, deep me in the ocean of blessing streaming Down from heaven, as...

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