Gilbert Alasa

(Edo State, Nigeria)

Poems of Gilbert Alasa

1. A CRACK IN MY MOTHER'S WALL 4/22/2009
2. A Solemn Journey 4/4/2009
3. A Stream So Deep 11/10/2009
4. Cry for Haitians 1/27/2010
5. Death 1/3/2010
6. ELEGY WRITTEN IN A DESERT CREEK 9/12/2009
7. Faint Echoes 4/4/2009
8. Lazarus at the Gate 4/4/2009
9. Musings of a Dead Old Man 4/4/2009
10. Sounds of Broken Lips 4/4/2009
11. The Dizzy Sky 4/4/2009
12. The Forsaken Limits 4/4/2009

Lazarus at the Gate

The weary day slowly ticks away
But the journey seems lengthy by the day
Even at the dead of the night, the watch
Trade in earnest launch

The strongbox no rogue cart away
Yet these limits in my heart lay
A stabbing sore in my subtle paunch
O! I bewail the bunch

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