Life, Little Things and LaughterPoem

la pluie tôt le matin á Abuja.

And down they came
Nuggets of bliss
Delivered from pregnant clouds
Dumped on a clammy land

Angels dancing the twist
Suddenly stop to tap their feet
Causing a storm and a stir
With no harm intended
Yet we scampered
Under our beds
And groaned in appeasement

Dogs barked
As fires flared
Across corridors
of soaked skies
Chasing the plague
Off the land
Under a corona of fear

But plants swayed
with palm fronds in their hands
Singing the hallelujah song
Before the sovereign
Who provides
For men of evil
And good intents
la pluie tôt le matin á Abuja
(In the early morning rain in Abuja).

About author
Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, Newspackng.
Articles
Related posts
Poem

House of Squalls

In the air, flags stutterGreen over white and greenSkin tone of a country that once was.*Time ambling in a nudist beachErase footprints… Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading...
Poem

For jannah, a Saturday

From the dizzy heights of the Swizz AlpsTo the steaming mist of Obudu RanchNature wakes up to bask in the glow of… Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading...
Poem

Zenabel

Flung against the spine of a cactus,Pages of their lives,Thorn apart, shredded.But they are good men.On the throne of hay,Zenabel,Daughter of Herodias,… Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading...
Power your team with InHype
[mc4wp_form id="17"]

Add some text to explain benefits of subscripton on your services.

Leave a Comment

%d bloggers like this: