Poetry

NOMAD By Atoyebi Oluwafemi Akinlawon

Written by Editor

Some find shelter in homes built with burnt

bricks and concrete metals

but, I could only find this body, this

fleeting candle to house my soul.

They carve iron kiosk fitted with ventilator for

their transient breath maybe it would last beyond the lapsing time

but, I have travelled on foot to several wilderness

pestering my breathe if it could release me from this rotting tin.

They have diet full of several lives, nurturing herbs and antigens,

But, I only eat from the wrecking worms, the feces

of death plunging deep into the depth of here after.

They are pillars of lies willing to last

but I am stroller of the earth longing to go.

Life itself promises no stay that is why I

have received it with basket of thought….

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.