Tolu Akinwole

Rookie (Nigeria)

Tolu Akinwole Poems

1. They Come Back Just In Time 9/16/2008
2. I Don'T Know 9/23/2008
3. Void 12/12/2008
4. The Dead Celebrates His Death 12/17/2008
5. Blocked 1/9/2009
6. The Cooks 4/9/2009
7. Her Departure 4/9/2009
8. 'Unman My Man' [to F. F.] 8/31/2009
9. A Letter To My Any-Me 10/29/2009
10. Uncertainties 4/13/2010
11. Of The Jungle Dancers 9/8/2008
12. To My Friend The Artist 4/9/2009
13. Patch The Gap 9/5/2008
14. A Vision 9/8/2008
Best Poem of Tolu Akinwole

A Vision

Like a sudden appearance of death,
The image intrudes on my vision,
Trampling underfoot every obstructing thought
Like a hurt man bent on revenge,
It reminds me of my offence
And brings to light my sins.

I feel the touch of conscience -
It's as a sharp needle thrust into a balloon -
For the time of forgetfulness,
Of favours so big, but soon forgotten.

The vision -
A painting of all my sins,
All results of forgetfulness
Lingers on in my mind.

The thief must be executed,
The killer must be killed,
But what heppens to the ...

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