Telephone Message


By Samuel O. Onungwe Beloved, I know your night is going peacefully. If there is any crime I’m guilty of, it is always thinking how best to be your best friend.How can I be jailed when I speak the truth and the truth sets us free? I really don’t want […]

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Crescendo


Samuel O. Onungwe Some fall in love a little doubt, they fall out of love at a slight distraction. All I want to do is to continually grow in love with you like plants grow in height and roots grow in depth. You are the best and I will continue […]

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Call Me


By Samuel O. Onungwe Call me when you can, your voice sounds like music which gladdens the heart and heals like medicine or will you fail?

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Let me be myself


Samuel O. Onungwe Let me be myself, I’m not myself I know you do not know me How can you know me, You shut the windows to your heart And caged it like a prisoner Leaving me lonesome like an orphan Free but imprisoned I know you’ve been hurt Many […]

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Mutiny in Eden


At cockcrow, Aa they despised Coal was her colour; Aa never a coal I know a thing more honey than honey I know a thing, Aa is the thing Their eagle eyes could not eye At sixteen, sweet sixteen, Aa; Her skin was the fertile humus Her hair …the fresh […]

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Make me a man


Samuel O. Onungwe Please, God, make me a man; No, I do not mean by mere genitals. Oh Lord, make me a man; To be rich, to meet her needs. God, make me a man; No, I do not mean by mere biceps. But, to be brave, to defend her. […]

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Dream


Samuel O. Onungwe

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Dash Your Dream


Samuel O. Onungwe You have heard: Do not dash your dream Dreams come true For those who believe But I say to you: Should you give your best And your dream fails Be S.M.A.R.T. Dash that dream And dream again Sometimes, it’s better To let the dream die Than dying […]

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