Seyi Ojenike : Writing

Rainfall in An African Village

Rainfall in An African Village

A Poem by Seyi Ojenike


In the village,darkness sweeps through,amidst blinding flashes,and the rumbling of the sky's bellyas the winds blow in,dust and fog follow.dark clouds..
Stages of Life

Stages of Life

A Poem by Seyi Ojenike


Birth to death
The Quake

The Quake

A Poem by Seyi Ojenike


When the earth is shaken with a mighty quake, And the earth throws forth her burdens, And man cries: "What is the matter with her?" On that Day she..
Without The Rains

Without The Rains

A Poem by Seyi Ojenike


How dry and hot wouldThe earth have been,Without the rainsFlowing down like a stream.Barren, the earth would be With no seed to sprout, No water to ..
Heartless

Heartless

A Poem by Seyi Ojenike


Mind setYou thumb my beating coreOf magnitudeInto much cacophonyOblivious of my fragile stateAnd yet playing the doltWhile I paint scenes upon scenesO..
Shakespeare in Love

Shakespeare in Love

A Poem by Seyi Ojenike


The isle of love is full of romantic melodiesThat struts with sensation in the heart.Love beckons me into shakepeareAnd so I yieldWielding the pen wit..
English Man's English (Verb Controversy)

English Man's English (Verb Controversy)

A Poem by Seyi Ojenike


Every time I speak the english man's englishI must say, I always feel feverishHe says it is ranAnd not runnedYet comes back saying gunnedForgetting it..
Morountodun (Love Letter)

Morountodun (Love Letter)

A Poem by Seyi Ojenike


Morountodun My heart had led me to you. Very receiving was yours, waiting for me all the while. A sweet tingling sensation is what I feel at the ..
Cheers

Cheers

A Poem by Seyi Ojenike


I heard! Heard your spirit soar As wind of time blows to your end Like rags in a gentle breeze. What wonders will today bring What boxes will gift..
Song Of A Lover (For Fatimah)

Song Of A Lover (For Fatimah)

A Poem by Seyi Ojenike


Come my love and let us sit. Under the dark blue skies, Where the stars lit. Arms locked while through fields of love, We creep. Leaving the whol..

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