Treasure Island

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

The Dizzy Sky

I saw the sky yesterday, painted rage
With dark lining on its ample page
Quickly, endless strokes caught in a marathon race
To calm the earth’s hotness

Trees trapped wailing
Birds roam dark clouds a lurking
The moon enquired to hid till evening
And the sun, its light denied

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