Akinwunmi Elijah


Biography of Akinwunmi Elijah

My name is Elijah. I am someone who is very passionate about poems. Though a science student, I wrote my first poem about three years ago when I was captivated by the lustrous smile of a dark-complexioned girl. Poetry helped me to immortalise that smile and the feeling aroused by it, and that's just one of the main things poetry has always been to me.

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When The Day Breaks

When the day breaks,
And the fog of the night gone,
The right path we shall certainly tread
Till our aims become refined.
Our eyes, closed in an endless sleep,
Have long shut their watchfulness from their keep;
Our tongues, betrayers on a tour,
Cannot tell of honey gone sour.
Our steps, tottering in the dark,

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