My Greatest Fear I

A pal of mine Asked me yesterday ‘What’s your greatest fear’ I was taken aback B’cos he was the second person In the whole Earth to ask me that question I recalled, the first people received a false answer But told the second person yesterday The Truth! My greatest fear Is something i can’t control…

My Painful Reality

It took me a while to realize Your love for me It took me a while to realize You were around all these while   Now, it pains me to realize You are gone It hurts to realize To realize the painful reality   I’m all alone with my phone, to hold Can’t fathom the…

Balmy Wise Sayings 001

We are the creators and facilitators of circumstances around us. © Ekene Balmybreeze Okeke  We are the stone thrown into the sea that causes the waves of the sea to become more visible. It took me a while to realize that things don’t just appear; we make them be. It took me a while to…

It is Well

It shall be well My mother always say But like a young calf’s cell Never understands when to allay And simply run from danger, So did I. Now, I’m an ‘It is well’ arbiter And so can you; if you only watch my eye. © Ekene Balmybreeze Okeke (2018)  

My Fear, My Fate

  My fear is taking the best of me, Falling into the very same pit A love-hate pit that stroked me Some years ago; is again a candidate. Loneliness’ grips are so strong Can’t think straight. My heart says it’s so wrong But that, I leave for fate.   © Ekene Balmybreeze Okeke (2018)  …