These Angels Are Not Saint

These Angels Are Not Saint      Written April 25th 2011 by Jokpeme Joseph Omode I can never fall a victim!  Not at all, not even to be mentioned.  These angels are not saint!  Though they claim to be saint.  They appear to be good to everyone But inside is loaded to deliver evil. No! I must […]

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Architect of Fortune

Architect of Fortune       Written April 7th 2011 by Jokpeme Joseph Omode I have been studying my past from the present; I have been working so hard like an elephant, I have been living a life of hardship and toil, Yet I get little. I did my best to get the best out of life But […]

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Blind Guides

Blind Guides       Written April 14th 2011 by Jokpeme Joseph Omode How terrible for you, blind guides! You appear good to everyone, But inside of you are full of evil. You clean the outside of your cup and plate, While the inside is full of what you have Obtained by violence and selfishness. Blind guides! Clean […]

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Analytic mind

Analytic mind       Written April 8th 2011 by Jokpeme Joseph Omode I feel like drowning in the ocean of facts Until I find a new foothold Or learn to swim. I was engulfed with a crowd of difficult emotional conflicts When I was troubled with a sea of trouble As the full moon smiles on the […]

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Far Away From Home

Far Away From Home    Written February 24th 2011  by Jokpeme Joseph Omode For long I have left home To a place far away from home To acquire knowledge and skill. For I was partially ok Because I spend without worry To satisfy needs. I spend for fun To satisfy selfish desires. I spend for pleasure […]

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Failed Plans

Failed Plans          Written April 21st  2011  by Jokpeme Joseph Omode Some plans fail to come through Despite our struggle. Life is distraught And its colourful scenes Are marred and stained. All efforts sometimes end in failure Yet we must learn again to fly. I tried to be brave; I tried to be a success, But […]

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Birthday Joy

Birthday Joy       Written August 12th 2011 by Jokpeme Joseph Omode I was overjoyed when I was told That victory song will never cease From my mouth and that each new day Will bring me closer to my destiny. From the day a day was added to my days In a once celebrated day in a […]

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I Argued with Jesus

I Argued with Jesus       Written August 12th 2011 by Jokpeme Joseph Omode I argued with Jesus on a matter I thought I would win. I thought I was smart and intelligent; I thought I was more clever, I thought I would have won. We argued on a matter Full of patriotic sentiment. I was so […]

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It’s Not Hopeless

It’s Not Hopeless       Written June 26th 2011 by Jokpeme Joseph Omode It’s not hopeless! Though it seems all is fading away; Though it seems all my ideas and plans Choose not to work well as planned, Though it seems all will end up in failure, I will not give up! I have been dreaming; I […]

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Will All Be Over

Will All Be Over       Written May 19th 20011 by Jokpeme Joseph Omode I care not today what the morrow may bring. If shadow or sunshine or rain, All of my worry is vain. Though tempest may blow And the storm clouds arise; Obscuring the brightness of life, I’m never alarmed at the overcast skies. No […]

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World Stealing Day

World Stealing Day       Written August 5th 2012 by Jokpeme Joseph Omode If today was to be declared world stealing day, What would I have stolen from you? Will I find myself stealing your heart? Will I find myself stealing your personality? Will I find myself stealing your smile? Will I find myself stealing your beauty? […]

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The Road of Life

The Road of Life       Written June 10th 2011 by Jokpeme Joseph Omode We are often tossed and driven on Through the restless sea of time, Somber skies and howling tempest Oft succeed a bright sunshine. There are painful laughter On the metallic hell of the roads. And the monotonous rhythm of the paternoster Drowned the […]

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Our Help

Our Help          Written May 4th   2011  by Jokpeme Joseph Omode Since it is You that is our help in ages past; Our hope for years to come, Protect and lead us in the challenges of life. Shield our minds from the distortion of pride And enfold our desire with the beauty of truth. Direct our […]

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The nature of philosophy

The nature of philosophy   Written 2nd of March 2011 by Jokpeme Joseph Omode When I see the mountains and the valleys; The oceans and the ever green forests, I puzzled from the sense of wonder and surprise. But what baffle me were the stars, moon, sun and the birds. When I wonder about the nature […]

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Shy Scared Lover

Shy Scared Lover          Written April 28th  2011  by Jokpeme Joseph Omode I was engulfed with an unprecedented emotion That I had to project an air of calm self-confidence To project my kind love As a person worth listening to. For the first time I saw her, I admired, cherished and appreciated her Because she was […]

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