Poetry

SCRUPLES OF CONSCIENCE By Olajide Olusanya

Written by Editor

On whose scale is morality measured?

Great words do not make a man holy and just

However deep the

Knowledge of the scriptures,

It is no more than a strand of hair

In the vastness of space.

Each to its own kind,

Each to its own morals,

Each to its own duty.

The tree to its own nature and likeness,

the rock to its own nature and likeness

The bigot judges the tree by the nature of the rock

The feeble mind judges the rock by the nature of the tree

Do not walk in the counsel of the ungodly

The enlightened judge the tree by its fruits

The wise judge the rock by its stones

Terror awaits comparing the unlike

Let rock be rock

Let tree be tree

And mind your own

Unity in variety

Is the plan of creation.

About the author

Editor

Bada Yusuf Amoo holds B.A in Literature in English from Obafemi Awolowo University, he is the publisher of thespeakingheart.com. He started the website in 2015, he has published both his works and other budding writers and poets on the website. He is a public commentators and his articles are on different websites.