Olumide Omoyele


Olumide Omoyele Poems

1. Haunted By Memory [biafra On My Mind] 7/6/2012
2. Ecstasy 7/6/2012
3. Agonizing Pretences 7/6/2012
4. Teacher Is Child 7/7/2012
5. Waking To Adulthood 7/29/2012
6. African Woman (I Salute!) 8/1/2012
7. A Lady's Eyes 8/1/2012
8. Abeke 7/7/2012
9. A Wail 4 Biafra 7/7/2012
10. I, God 7/7/2012
Best Poem of Olumide Omoyele

I, God

I am a God
Ordained at the
earliest point in time
The blood of ancient dynasties
flow through my very veins
even now as I look in many mirrors
and see my ancestors
Great men and women of
illustrious triumphs and achievements
Of pride and of the credo of humanism
Of incantations and ceremonies
Of sacrifices and revered cultures
Of constant jubilation

Men, like gods, are
Intoxicated with prestige and
sacrifice and appeasement
I walk with a swagger, expecting
men to bow in my presence; and to pacify me
Even though I am ...

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