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POETRY

NOBLESSE OBLIGE

The sky feeds the earth rains, suns and moonsTo help it fertilize and light up…among other thingsSucking up some of its heatFor it hovers aboveAnd towers in wealthSo should the world’s wealthy IIAbundance floods in hoarding…so calls for sharingSharing, like a smiling contagion…shows a care in humanity…that all good gods pushAnd the omnipotent God rewards […]

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POETRY

GIVE

Gift to the glory of God …who gives you grace …to be great and good …and grants you gain …to see the greatness of growth …you grown II Give to the giftless without gloating You gifted And grow in your garden of good …oh be generous III For this garden of gifts …grows gorgeous in […]

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LIFE

I AND I (STYLISH TANKA)

In the midst of storm The sweet breeze blankets from dust The eyes must take form And close to shield from the storm Who but God gives reflexes? II The arms of the cold Bites when it catches the lone But they pretend to hold When they see others and mourn Who but God gives […]

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LOVE PEACE

A TIME OF GIVING

Days have dragged us to Christmastide hoping for love Urging mouths to smile II Harmattan pampers African soil, winter frowns Loud on foreign lands III It is a challenge For blood to boil in live terms So let goodness flow IV Don’t murder birds to  Chew alone, try thinking free And bless the others V […]