Your Only Wish

Sometimes,your only wishis not some extra bucks,some sumptuous mealor a day in Barbados Sometimes,your only wishis that twenty-four hoursbecomes twenty-five Maybe some fellowswould lend you from theirsOr a time-doublerwould come to your aidOr the good Lordwill alter the seasons But each time,your wish returns unansweredBecause it was not meant to be We were madeto live …

The Power of a Possibility Mentality: What a Childhood Experience Taught Me

In a woman’s world, few things compare to the deep emotion and ecstasy that accompanies a public romantic proposal that is simply breathtaking. I figured this upon seeing the YouTube clip of a young woman’s animated reaction when her boyfriend set her up and flashed the knobbed ring in a public gathering. The moment she …

You Need People

Start a ventureIf it will grow or slump,you need people Stage an eventIf it will flop or not, you need people You are ailing daily Whether you will revive or not,you need people You have a dreamhow you will take citiesand conquer the world.If your dreams will come true,you need people If you're without a dream, you'll …

Outstretched Arms

Naked, bruised, goryWith outstretched armsyou emptied all out.It is finished, you said With outstretched armsLost, weary and in despairI am empty before you That your outstretched armswill embrace minein grace and pardon. Get your FREE copy of my inspirational poetry chapbook, When I Became a Man, here  Ogaga Eruteya is a Nigerian Christian minister, writer and speaker. He …

Moving On

A heap of trashA stack of messAnd a pile of rubble fill the entire spacethat’s behind you. But, rememberto look aheadfrom where you are. The land,plain and widewaits for you to plough afresh. Get your FREE copy of my inspirational poetry chapbook, When I Became a Man, here Ogaga Eruteya is a Nigerian Christian minister, writer and …