Babatunde Aremu


Changed Destiny - Poem by Babatunde Aremu

Nature orderly sets the sky
Empowering sun as day king
And moon takes charge of nights
Stars are ordained as rays
All bringing joy to the world.

Alas! man came on board
Diluted light with darkness
Christened black as white
Turned the destiny of okro seed
Into a distasteful gall.

Man created his own world
Cololured the natural peace
With total confusion
Setting brothers against each other
Bringing bloodbaths and hues
Into once peaceful world

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Topic(s) of this poem: destiny


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  • Prabir Gayen (12/31/2018 10:51:00 AM)

    Very beautiful poem..class poem....thanks (Report)Reply

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  • Babatunde Aremu (11/23/2018 8:02:00 AM)

    Thanks for your comment (Report)Reply

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  • Rajnish Manga (11/17/2018 12:21:00 AM)

    A fine portrayal of fascinating nature juxtaposed by the rot created by man with his mindless ways.
    Great poem.Thanks& Congrats, Baba. The poem goes into MyPoemList.
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    Babatunde Aremu(11/23/2018 7:53:00 AM)

    Thanks for your comment.

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  • (11/16/2018 11:02:00 PM)

    The power of deceitful human se, though unsuccessfully, being bent on changing the destiny of universe, though unsuccessfully, has been depicted in a melodious verse. Congrats on the poem of the Day. (Report)Reply

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  • Chinedu Dike (11/16/2018 5:58:00 PM)

    A poignant rendition elegantly brought forth with clarity of thought and mind. A beautiful creation in persuasive poetic expressions with artistic brilliance. Thanks for sharing Babatunde and do remain enriched. (Report)Reply

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  • (11/16/2018 4:02:00 PM)

    nature orderly sets the sky,
    empowering sun as day king,
    great poetry, great words
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  • (11/16/2018 12:27:00 PM)

    A thought provoking poem, Congrats for the honours POTD....10 (Report)Reply

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  • (11/16/2018 11:04:00 AM)

    you used some well placed imagery here, well written (Report)Reply

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  • (11/16/2018 10:16:00 AM)

    A poem of truth? Everything changes except us! .....well penned Babatunde (Report)Reply

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  • (11/16/2018 9:38:00 AM)

    Amazingly inscribed emotions can be seen...in this lines
    Alas! man came on board
    Diluted light with darkness
    Christened black as white
    Turned the destiny of okro seed
    Into a distateful (distasteful?) gall.''
    Thanks for sharing and congrats!
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  • Edward Kofi Louis (11/16/2018 8:35:00 AM)

    Moon takes charge of the night! !


    Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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  • (11/16/2018 7:17:00 AM)

    Nature is empowered to do something but not setting the sky and other major things (Report)Reply

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  • Adrian Flett (11/16/2018 5:33:00 AM)

    I see man as having diluted darkness with too much light rather than 'Diluted light with darkness' (Report)Reply

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  • Kim Barney (11/16/2018 4:09:00 AM)

    Nicely done.
    Congrats on poem of the day!
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  • Bharati Nayak (11/16/2018 3:48:00 AM)

    Nature orderly sets the sky
    Empowering sun as day king
    And moon takes charge of nights
    Stars are ordained as rays
    All bringing joy to the world.

    Alas! man came on board
    Diluted light with darkness
    Christened black as white
    Turned the destiny of okro seed
    Into a distateful gall.
    - - - - -An amazing poem.While God has created the Universe in an orderly fashion, man has created all confusion.Congrats for being selected as Poet of the Day.
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  • Bernard F. Asuncion (11/16/2018 2:02:00 AM)

    Babatunde, such a powerful poem of the day.
    Congrats for being picked.........10++++++++
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  • Rebecca Navarre (10/26/2017 10:56:00 PM)

    So Very True! ! ! ! ! Beautifully! ! ! ! ! And Powerfully Put Too! ! ! ! !
    Shame The Damage Man Can Do! ! ! ! ! A Very Heart Felt
    Poem! ! ! ! ! Excellently Done! ! ! ! Thank You So Very Much
    For Sharing This! ! ! ! ! Ever So Many 10S! ! ! ! ! +++++
    saved
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    Babatunde Aremu(10/29/2018 11:59:00 PM)

    Thanks for reading my poem. Apology for belated reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 11, 2012

Poem Edited: Friday, November 23, 2018


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