Christian Tobechukwu Okafor

Rookie - 40 Points (September 4,1987 / Nnewi, Anambra State, Nigeria.)

Living With A Stranger


The sun weakens, the moon strengthens,
Resolve of my elbow ebbs down.
Thus, to nature’s call I lunge forth
To hug my home for a quiescence
But too bad hug I a stone face
Which nearly stones out my life’s breath,
Stone shivers coursing down my spine.

Sorely, I lay my head anest,
My sore face craned away from her,
My heart so heavy with the wound,
But try calm I my sp’rit for rest.
The night fares off, morn bids onwards
Though ne’er assured of better end.
How’ver, thanks for fresh hope at least.

To the day’s calling I wake up;
’gain I stand up to my now fiend,
My once ever-thought sweetest friend.
So, I dash out for a fresh breath,
My little orb gay to its breadth.
Sun dusks, moon dawns; I’m enfeebled
As I face ’gain my reality.

Submitted: Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Listen to this poem:

Form:


Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Completed on May 21,2013.

Comments about this poem (Living With A Stranger by Christian Tobechukwu Okafor )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  2. As I Grew Older, Langston Hughes
  3. Mother to Son, Langston Hughes
  4. I Dream A World, Langston Hughes
  5. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  6. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  7. Let America be America Again, Langston Hughes
  8. April Rain Song, Langston Hughes
  9. I, Too, Langston Hughes
  10. Life Is Fine, Langston Hughes

Poem of the Day

THE CHANCELLOR mused as he nibbled his pen
(Sure no Minister ever looked wiser),
And said, “I can summon a million of men
To fight for their country and Kaiser;

...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

New Poems

  1. Loo Prints, Phil Soar
  2. Listen, Mariam de Haan
  3. Walking home Afterwards, Angell Afinowi
  4. Who has killed me brutally?, Aftab Alam
  5. Granny, Phil Soar
  6. Dances, David Harris
  7. Life, Vaishnavi Singh
  8. God, Asit Kumar Sanyal
  9. Apatnaput-apat (44), herbert guitang
  10. Schoon Poepske, Madrason writer
[Hata Bildir]