Conqueror

Fiery swords, have cut you through. Your whole being, has been ripped apart Mighty forces fight for your soul But as if with nine lives, you have survived again and again. Because you were meant to live To live and be free of stinging bees and malady; So you rise to be a towering tree …

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 …

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 …