Just Give Me Rest

People can’t just give me rest Once I start my own They would be caged in a nest   Every minute, they are on my matter Every second, they are on my nerves With their altitude and character   Seeking to drown me into depression But Alas! They are doomed I would drown them into…

LOST IN MEDIEVAL

From afar are chains clanging, dim far away, deep approaching neigh. just in moments are chain gangs, cuffed on both feet approaching wearily. With accoutrements of manacles, collars, belly chains and coffle ropes stuck firmly and bound to their flesh,they wailed as they sailed. Like lifeless jellies drenched, stenched and thrashed, finished and banished, they…

WORLD AIDS DAY 2018

Theme: Right to Health – Making it Happen We, the Medical & Health CDS group (NYSC) in collaboration with the Reproductive Health CDS group (NYSC) and ADSACA started the world AIDS day in Jimeta, Adamawa state on Thursday with the HIV test screening of over one hundred and seventy persons in the community of Luggare…

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)  …

Daily Growth

I recently made do with one of my bad habits And just then I realized that Daily growth can’t be achieved Without daily improvement. Daily improvement brings daily happiness Daily happiness brings daily achievement Daily achievement, daily greater height So funny how the little things of life Brings about a massive change in our lives…

SHARE

Let’s talk about sharing There are lots of joy in such act. Share your feelings Share your gratitude Say thanks to those who helped you Who helped you to make it happen. Certainly, it is far better to tell someone To help you do a job you can do much better But don’t have the…

PEACE

  When I dance I bet you, I am at peace When I sleep  I tell you, I enjoy peace When we whisper and gossip Just know I have lost my peace When I flirt with you I lack my peace When I share my troubles I hunger for your peace When we share jokes…