Pursue your Dream. 2

Follow after that dream Regardless of life’s intricacies Pursue, follow through Never fear, never despair With total dedication And rugged faith Without fear of what tomorrow brings Keep pressing forward Never look back Step out of the box Go over the box Turn it into a mat Lie on the box Just do something with…

Like poisoned apple…

           It began with a small argument It will soon be over so they thought, naive little Children watched as the daddy dragged ma around the house ************************************ He always kept her in rage her beautiful soul slipping away by the daily cruelty like poisoned apple passed down from generation *********************************…

Lost Without You.

I am Lost without you In this insanely confused cosmic Without You life will be so hard to navigate If you are not there Like a compass companion Through the highs and lows There are so many ways that I can go Anywhere for you, I will alone Where you are is where I wanna…

I weep for Nigeria.

Just the other day news flashed from up north another senseless killing.   hundreds of people Men women old and young shattered dreams laid lifeless on the ground Oh when will all these dark doom be over The nation was thrown into mourning yet again.   Our government, seem unperturbed! We were still in black…

Cloudy Skies.

  Cloudy skies Oh beautiful firmament Cloudy,  foggy or  even stormy The blue sky radiates it beauty Even though it looks dark See the splash of gold layered within A ray of shining sun Sometimes life could present you with some fogginess A ray of sunlight is on the horizon Never despair.   ©OBA 2018….

Be your own shine.

Some days you will have to create your own sunshine. Push yourself cause no one will do it for you Comparison is the thief of joy So don’t try to compare your story to others. In the world filled with billions of people all over You were created to be you Sometimes you have to…

These Scars are my badges.

These wooden accolades hanging on my walls They are a testament to the courageous me of the many episodes of life’s trumps These plaques represent my many tears Teardrops shed in the dark where no one could see Except for the great umpire who comforts me with his words His sweet balm of healing like…

Home free. #Ronovanwriteweeklyhaiku.

Welcome to my home This is where love resides Four guys and a girl With music sounds abide Welcome to my home Free from hostility We express our hearts freely With sounds of music accompany This is my home, we are free in love and laugh and all. This is where my heart is at…

Happy Mother’s Day.

Sitting in between them surrounded by boys All hovering over her like the little chicks all around the mother hen The echo of their voices permeate the air as they all resounds the words,”mommy” This superpower woman the knower of the many unexplainable This superwoman who bears all unbearable tantrums, screams, cries and all the in-betweens. Mother,…

Waiting In The Dark . #writephoto

A long dark doorway  leading all the way  down with just trickles and splashes of light  fear gripped me Like a man grip on a child I felt the chills of darkness After the dark comes the light but it seems like an endless journey  through the dark alley I want to run to safety…