Where I Will Stop

I'm on my way Cars are racing pastsome leave unwanted specklesbut I’ll keep goingEach stride takes me closer The cloudburst is drenchingCold arrows pierce my bones;Sometimes it’s the wrath of the sunthat sears all overBut I’ll keep going My limbs are achingThey've been dashedagainst innumerable pebbles,along this curvy wayBut I’ll keep going And I'll keep …

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 …

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 …

What Moves Me

When you pointedat your auto fleet and the figures written against your nameI knew what you were doing You flaunted your huge biceps and well-outlined six-pack;displayed your trophiesand recounted sweet talesof your lofty exploitsBut I knew what you were doing Only you never sawthat I was looking for more for eyes that see the poorhands, …

Words

Unseen like the wind,they could blow away your fearsor your dreams. You can’t tell how thermicuntil, like wild firethey raze down  to sheer ashes And like frigid water,every fiery zeal is reduced to naught You can’t reach thembut they touch youso easilythey spin you on a pivotset you on motionor plant butterfliesin your gut What …

Fight It!

Fight your weakness,before it rips you apart.Fight it,don't let it bring you down.Fight it todayFight it tomorrow.Fight it with knowledgeFight it with prayerFight it with scripturesFight it with tonguesFight it with friendsFight it with familyFight it, fight itFight it with your mouthFight it with your mindFight it, fight itFight it,until you win. Get your FREE …

All We Truly Are

We’ll workand playand livetogether We’ll debateand offendand misjudgeeach other Still, we’ll forgiveand prayand stick, moretogether because allwe truly areis family. 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 writes on Faith, Personal Development, Youth Development, and Life Realities. With his words, he seeks …