Biography of Obed Akuma
Obed Akuma Poems
Here On Earth …, There In Heaven…
Here on earth imperfection, there in heaven perfection Here on earth discontent, there in heaven content Here on earth disgrace, there in heaven grace Here on earth disease, there in heaven ease
The Brave Fear
A fear that dispels all other fears A fear that conquers all other fears A fear that elevates A fear that sustains
And You Say You Don’t Love Me.
For bleaching the covenant forgive The covenant of no letters But this allow I to say While the sun brightens the day
A beyond measure love, He loves A beyond measure care, He cares A beyond measure provision, He provides A beyond measure protection, He protects
Tomorrow’s Yesterday Is Today
Personally am longing for that a tomorrow when all the mishaps of today will be yesterday’s (no more) . What about you? To live is to live today To die is to die yesterday
Beyond the meeting and the parting, we shall be soon Beyond the sorrow and the grief, we shall be soon Beyond the fear and the worry, we shall be soon Beyond the corruption and the deception, we shall be soon
I see but blindly I look but blindly see Nay dimly see
It Rises It Sets
Orange-yellow streaks In the horizon burst Along the dark night sky Their path they trace
This to you I say
This to you I say If you, allow I to say Though I, you do not know But you, I know but in brief
A Streak of Light
Close to the east window in the blanket of darkness I sit My heart throbbing with expectancy: when can I see it? A glance into the darkness I throw But darkness all around I see
WATERING' THE 'UNWATERED'
Concentration is less water More water is dilution Stones, boulders more strong concentration Sand and the like fine concentration
The Full Emptiness turns Full Fullness
Life without meaning is real fully empty as opposed to life that has hope and something to live for, which life is fully full. This poem is about an empty life that is fully filled in another’s life- the Cross Bearer, Jesus Christ Full surrender makes one empty feel When one self to another is turned
Have You Ever ……?
Have you ever seen a street of gold? Have you ever seen a tree that produces a variety of fruits? Have you ever seen a lion and child playing? Have you ever seen a serpent playing with a man?
A lonely bright white cloud
All the owls have flown up and gone; the owls of evil that threatened; My connection, your intimacy and our love, With the rock to severe.
IN ETERNAL MAJESTY
Excellent! All is excellent
Excellent internally, excellent eternally
Majesty in excellence
Majesty in eternity
The eternity of righteousness
In eternal majesty
The purchase on the cross was made