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

Faint Echoes

Two centuries fared fairly well
Not fairly, rung a natal bell
Bosom folks on the streets
Spark the trees, a kiss

Without scary screams
Welcome to a cold world
With bold sluts, out-laws
Plying its blocks all along

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