okoye charles

Rookie - 2 Points (12th Febuary,1988 / Onitsha)

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born in the town of onitsha in south eastern nigeria. attended learning field international school for his primary education from 1995 to 2000. later attended dennis memorial grammar school from 2000 to 2006 for his secondary school education. from 2006 to 2011 he attended federal university of technology owerri where he studied geology. there he discovered poetry and has been trying to learn and ... more »

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  • Surbhi Bawaria (ahana) Surbhi Bawaria (ahana) (3/2/2012 12:54:00 PM)

    you r very talented....a good writer too....

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  • Phillip Knox (2/26/2012 6:49:00 PM)

    I like this poem too okoye. Makes me think of that song, I bless the rains down in Africa.

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  • Phillip Knox (2/26/2012 6:45:00 PM)

    I like this poem. you're very talented. Thank you for sharing.

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  • Roy Allen Roy Allen (2/25/2012 3:41:00 AM)

    I have not been to Nigeria but I have been to Zambia and I found that I could relate well to your poem. It was both graphic and eloquent. Thank you for submitting it
    Roy

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Best Poem of okoye charles

My Emotions Betray Me

Each time at night
When I lay down and darkness beclouds my sight
Before I fade to the land of dreams,
My emotions betray me.

Each time at night
When I closed my eyes to comtemplate the day's fight
Before my soul flees to the vague realm,
My emotions betray me.

By a single kiss, either placed or planted in the garden,
By a simple word spoken in a haste beside lighted fires,
Memories of her blow across the marshy waters of my flooded mind.
Her pretty eyes gloomy holding precious drops of salted water,
And earth, and fire, and the violent wind ...

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