When I reminisce the past
I feel I can make the future come fast
That I may tackle the task
Which is so wide and vast
Pain is like rain, though painful it is yet gainful.
For pain's sake we are abused, yet for pain's sake love is diffused.
Pain is rain, for it touches all men free or in chains.
When I closed my eyes
I saw every where in wear-and-tear
I saw everyone shedding tears, but when I opened my eyes,
I saw the opposite side.
Darlington Chukwunyere is a Nigerian writer of prose, film and poetry. In 2007, he began freelance writing for five major local newspapers in Owerri; The Nigerian Horn. National Question, the Statesman, Frontline Newspaper, and the Strides. He studied Theatre Arts, at Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka. By 2010, he had published his first collection of ...