Ice cold (2014)

Where is the love?

What about the dove?

Where is the sun?

And what about the fun?

All gone with the storm,

That came to my home,

 And I was not told,

That it would be this cold,

 

I stare at the walls,

They only remind me of your falls,

As you came to my heart,

And before we could start,

You were gone,

And left it torn,

Yet I was not told,

That it would be ice cold

 

How could you be this cold?

So ice cold,

As you took my trust,

And away you thrust

You also took my love away,

And left me astray,

You went with my faith,

And every moment’s breath,

And with you went the smile,

Awhile,

And I was not told,

That I would be this cold,

Ice cold

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Like (2014)

 Like a painter with a brush,

The excitement, the blood rush                       

Every stroke thin and faint,

To be we were meant,

 

Like fish in water,

You have given me love and a beautiful daughter,

So I spring with life and happiness,

Oh am filled with joy and gladness,

 

Like a monkey in the jungle,

Swing from tree to tree with no struggle,

With you in my arm for I wouldn’t ask,

I give you my love from dawn to dusk,

 

Like the stars and the moon at night,

I shine with thy love so bright,

Let my spirit fly,

My love for you will never die,

 

Like a pastor with the bible,

With you I have the faith hope and am stable,

Or like a sculpture with a stone,

For you I was born

 

Like a guitarist with a tune,

I will play in grass with the moon so soon,

And our song,

That makes us go strong,

 

  Like a bird in the morning,

The sight of you gives me the warming,

With you I feel like a dove,

Flying above

 

Like a king,

With your ring,

What else do I need?

Yet from your pot I feed,

 

You make me feel like an astronaut in space,

No gravity, no mess my life you bless,

Like a warrior victorious in war,

Happy and fulfilled even in snow,

 

. Like a baby in its mothers arms,

Oh my love your charms,

I feel like I deserve,

Like love,

What does it take to raise a Man? (2015)

  1. What does it take dear mama?

To raise a boy into a man?

Does it take courage?

Indeed you had it,

When you brought me into this world,

The courage to endure,

The long hours of pain,

Till finally you made it,

Brought a boy into the world

 

  1. Does it take love?

To raise a  boy into a man?

Because from the first time,

You held me into your arms,

Your eyes sparked with love,

Love I have always felt in my heart,

And I still see today,

 

  1. It must take patients,

And you have shown that with me,

Every time I did wrong,

You were there to show me the right,

Sometimes by counsel,

Sometimes by a warning and

Many times by the stoke of the Cain,

And after tears I shed,

You were there to comfort me

Today I know,

It was all for good

 

  1. Does it take strength mother?

Strength to wake up every day,

Prepare my day daily bread,

Wash my clothes,

Prepare me for school,

And give me the best you could

As you have done these,

Ever since I can remember

 

  1. Does it take sacrifice?

To raise a boy into a man,

Many times you went without sleep,

So that you could look after me,

Sometimes you stayed in the cold,

So that I could be warm,

Sometimes you stayed without food,

So that I could eat

 

 

  1. Does it take faith?

The faith to say a prayer for your boy,

To pray that the almighty may guide,

As I grow bit by bit,

As I make my choices in life,

So that I be a man,

A good man,

As I admit that it takes a woman,

To raise a man,

“All I am and hope to be is because of my darling mother

Abraham Lincoln

Behind the Curtain 2015

On the stage,

They ear to ear smile,

And laugh,

Look all good,

But behind the curtains,

They also cry,

Also shut-down,

With misery,

Written all over their faces

 

On the stage,

The look so powerful,

So invincible,

They look so perfect,

Yet behind the curtains,

After taking off the costumes,

And make up,

They are but ordinary,

Men and women,

Who sweat and bleed,

Make mistakes and even worry

 

When on stage,

They are a perfect couple,

With a perfect marriage,

And perfect children,

But behind the curtain,

It is a story of a temperamental man,

A lonely woman,

And children, always seeking attention,

 

On the stage,

We are good and we care,

We share,

And love

But behind the curtains,

We are so green,

We envy,

We hate

And we destroy,

 

She is a He (2015)

She started by putting on a pair of pants,

Then,

Taking her own stands,

On,

Matters in the house,

No longer on the broom,

As,

She’s as good as the groom,

 

She is the boss in the office,

And,

She drives a car so big,

And pays her own rent

And says,

What He can do,

I can do better,

And she plays rugby and soccer,

Because,

She is a He,

For the kids,

She will go for a Petri dish,

 

But,

 

He is also a she,

He will stay at home,

In the kitchen take the storm,

He takes the children to school,

And washes the dishes for kisses,

He will only listen and not talk,

Lest she takes a walk,

As,

He is a she,

And

He has to put on braids,

And punctuate by putting on stards,

As

He is a she,

 

In a world,

 

Where North could be south,

And West be east,

A World of change,

And strange,

As

Andrew could as well be Audrey,

The 21st Century world,

Where he is she,

And she is he

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE SKY IS BLUE

You can have all you want,

But I ask if the lesson you’ve learnt,

This fact to change you can’t,

And it is true

The sky is blue.

 

If blind you may one day see,

Be the best at what you want to be,

But from the animals to the birds at sea,

It is true

The sky is blue.

 

You can even dine with the kings,

Have expensive jewellery and rings,

Have the flashiest cars with blings

But you will see, it’s true

The sky is blue?

 

Even be a friend of poverty,

Who faces all life’s cruelty?

With  no ability,

Yet it is still true,

 The sky is always blue.

 

It may be cloudy and rain,

And sometimes in darkness stain,

Just like there is joy and pain,

But  it is true,

The sky is always blue

 

  Don’t you get the clue?

 That yes, we have to do

But must contend as due,

As it is true,

The sky is blue.

 Whether you are black or white,

You are heavy or light,

Whether day or night,

It is true

The sky is blue.

 

The Kitten & the Puppy 2 (2017)

Hey little kitten,

It is written,

Cats and dogs

Are like stones and logs,

Just get it into your head,

That’s how we were made,

Never to mix,

And there is nothing you can fix,

 

Ooh my puppy friend,

That’s not a good trend,

From what I see,

We can let the past be,

Why live with hate,

When we can change fate?

We need to care

And share,

Come on bro. lets bounce

Or pounce?

 

Let me be man,

Just go and have your fun,

Besides, I don’t want to share food,

I am not in the mood,

And you still can’t get it,

Kittens and puppies aren’t a good fit,

Besides we are leaders,

And you are just feeders,

We hunt and you don’t,

We bark and you won’t

Let me go be with my people,

Before I make you a cripple,

 

I am not done,

Till you this lesson learn,

That we are all the same,

And there is no shame,

In cold,

We both fold,

We both love meat,

And the meet and greet,

So let’s avoid the politics and be one,

From the past we need to learn

But it is written

The puppy and the kitten,

Can never be one

From this can we turn?

Then we have election,

Or is it selection,

That will always come with a debate,

And bring a lot of hate,

Between my father,

And your brother,

 

Yes, you are right,

But how is that our fight?

Do we gain?

A grain,

When our home is in blood,

Floods

Because of elections

Or is it selections,

We need to break away from these,

Let’s be like the bees,

And stand for one another

For you are my brother,

 

Yes, we can unwire the written,

And say, love for the puppy and kitten,

It will not be easy to shine the light,

But we can try, it seems right,

To write a new script,

And drawn the politics with a swift,

But for now bro, let’s bounce

Or pounce