#45. Life’s First Morning

Day 29. NaPoWriMo- Celebrate Poetry, All Month Long!

LifePoem: Life’s First Morning

On a day such as this, a rough, lonely today

You’ll find the hidden mysteries of life in perfect play

So let’s play a game of flow and float, and let’s play it right

In this game, you are not the you conditioned by your walls

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#44. Walk the Lone Road

Day 28. NaPoWriMo- Celebrate Poetry, All Month Long!

Quotes about walking alone Kego Onyido

Walk the lone road, but not alone

The road destined to push and test

The road of discomfort, of unrest

That path laced with tears and pain

Walk to a place where peace doth reign

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#43. Blinking Eyes

Day 27. NaPoWriMo- Celebrate Poetry, All Month Long!

SleepPoem: Blinking Eyes; a poem for insomniacs

There was a closed door

And when it was not

It was ajar

With memories slipping out

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#42. Busy! Busy! Busy!

Day 26. NaPoWriMo- Celebrate Poetry, All Month Long!

Busy

Busy! Busy! Busy!

Busy being trapped by memories of past painful sorrows

Busy being anxious about the uncertainties of our tomorrows

Busy making plans about a great life and never actually doing any living

Busy working dead-end jobs with people who drain and slowly suck us dry

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#41. Azuka, Iruka: past and future souls collide!

Day 25. NaPoWriMo- Celebrate Poetry, All Month Long!

Poem: Azuka, Iruka: past and future souls collide!

Azuka! Iruka!

When past and future souls collide

He was a son of the red soil, a child of seasons past

His ancestors laced him with showers of blessings

And when he came into the earth, they named him Azuka!

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#40. Meet me at the Bridge

Day 24. NaPoWriMo- Celebrate Poetry, All Month Long!

Bridge

I invite you to meet me tonight

At the Bridge, with all my stuff in my bag

Struggling to find a glimpse of beauty

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#39. The Colours of Youth

Day 23. NaPoWriMo- Celebrate Poetry, All Month Long!

coloursPoem: The Colours of Youth

Many different hues and colours everywhere we look

And yet none holds a candle to the colours of our youth

The colours through which we found and embraced our truth

Beyond the bridge, across the gentle, flowing rivers of the Niger

The colours of our youth took life, blossomed into shape and form

These colours hold secrets and mysteries of a timeless passage

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