"Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words". Robert Frost
World Poetry Day is here again! It is a period to acknowledge and support poets and poetry worldwide. At ZODML, we will be sharing some of our best poems from ZODML poetry Corner.
Patriots Cry - A Poem by Pen Piper
Where is tomorrow
When you said I shall be king?
Come, oh morning!
When I, my fellows lead!
Time I crawl on hands and knees
A leader tomorrow you said I’ll be continue reading.
Irresistible Love by Emmanuel Ndifon
Deep in the gulf of love I searched for you...
But the tall grasses of emotions wouldn’t let me find you...
Tears of compassion...
Love filled with passion Times without number continue reading
Fathers Are Wonderful People - A Poem by Helen Steiner Rice
Fathers are wonderful people
Too little understood
And we do not sing their praises
As often as we should…
For somehow, fathers seem to be The man who pays the bills continue reading
I wan bi President - A Poem by Ezenwa-Ohaeto
E get one dream Wey dey worry me I don dream am tire,
If I sleep small Na di dream go come If I close eye small Na di dream go come If I siddon for chair say make I rest small Na di dream go come I think say na malaria dey come,
For night when I lie for bed When hunger dey blow me When I never see food chop When I never see water drink Na di dream go come,
E get one dream wey dey worry me Di dream bi say I wan bi President continue reading
A Tribute to Professor Chinua Achebe by Yomi Ojo
It is Morning yet on Creation Day Our Hopes and Impediments
Have kept us No longer at Ease At Home and Exile Scattered are we, like the Anthills of the Savannah.
Silence The Drum and still The Flute!
Yet is not time for African Short Stories Like the 1994 winter, let the night stay frozen continue reading
The Sweet Hour of Muse – A Poem by Morayo Oshodi
Wide awake at midnight
Then a voice in the wind
Harsh but true said
They think I'd just give up continue reading
Mystery Child - A Poem by Muhsinat.Kamardeen
The one that gives you no peace
Always threatening to leave
The child that does as it pleases
That one who must be pampered continue reading
Where are the Kings by Olulu, the King not from Zulu
Where are they?
Let me at them.
I want them, and I want them now,
I pray, “God grant me patience”,
But He should hurry. Continue reading
Ode To Love - A Poem by Damilola Ogundipe
Real as you so delicately seem...
I savour you only in my wildest delusions
Your rays culminate into beams...
You illuminate hate’s very confusion continue reading
Why We Go to War - A Poem by Tofunmi Omowunmi
I saw a bandwagon of soldiers upon apocalypse
Their eyes was fixed on the fire in hypnotic gaze
they marched into the fire
Why do we go to war? Continue reading
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