The heart is like a cultivated land. If cultivated there will be harvest. If neglected there would still be a harvest, weeds.
Living in the Sky is a poetry collection of poems, comments & quotations that expresses the transcendent beauty of human abilities. The ability to aspire, imagine, think, reason, persevere, endure, to hope and to create using words. The ability to change anything, and to exceed the boundaries of limitation.
Speaking to the Wind (Part 1 of 4)
A small village prepares a feast to celebrate the invitation of His Royal Highness, King George V, King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India.
“Chioma! Chioma! Chioma…! Bring the spoon here!” Mama shouted above every voice from the kitchen into the house. Her voice was mighty, thunderous, and sounded very urgent. It had priority over other voices, over the bleating of goats and lambs, barking of dogs, gossips, chirruping of birds, cackling of fowls, cries of babies, cantankerous arguments, chitchats, and the announcement gongs of town-criers in the fading distance. Continue reading
“The world is as big as I see it but I can only have what I see.”
“I always knew that all things were possible but I have found out for myself that I can do all things.”
I could vividly recall that faithful day as I waited for my bus to depart for Sukka, a small but industrial town in O’gu, famous for its cottage industries especially shoe making. The fifteen-seat minibus was sparsely occupied and the driver wasn’t going to depart until it was full, until we begged for space, until his mental quota was achieved, and until his bills, rent, food, children school fees, were paid. Time was on my side because it was going to be a long journey. In the meantime, my eyes feasted on the vicinity, on the boisterous activities and madness of the motor park.