Look Up

I hear you ran
into a hole.
The serpent struck;
its venom meanders,
leaving cracks
and pits in its trail.

Everything ebbs away.

Look up
not down
or sideways

Keep your gaze
out in the distance.
Life is lifted up.

Look up
so you live.


See Also

Where I Will Stop

Moving On

Fight It!

Prophet Without Honour

No is Also a Response


pp (7) new About the Author Ogaga Eruteya is a Nigerian Christian minister, writer and speaker. He writes on Faith, Personal Development, Youth Development, and Life Realities. With his words, he seeks to inspire, motivate, propagate life’s truths and represent a sincere Christian voice. Learn more about Ogaga here.

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