benjuzzy okpuzor

Freshman - 652 Points (17 12 1989 / deltar state nigeria)

Darkness Elude's Me - Poem by benjuzzy okpuzor


See the withered weeds
In my face,
A hardship in

Those who seeks to
Mock me have made
Me stronger,

Let they that slain my
Silky heart beware,
For i am Shylock,
Forgiveness is a sin:

Why privy into my
Private path,
Ply tongue everywhere,
Whispering poison to

Infect my laurels, but
Lite little candle of their
A mortifying groan

Beguiled, and becloud
Their whole,
Those wolves wishing
To devour a little lamb,

But lamented in their
They that fill their
Fellow with filts, are the

Cruel that brings ruin,
Those cynic seek a
Savouring meal of me,
For the dogs, and hogs

To pelt me with Wheat's,
Yet they tremble before
The prodigal poet like

Rigors of birth pangs:
They judged the Jew,
But inquiry by the jury
Was nothing!

Oh father Abraham:
I pray in my prime that
This prying eyes do not
Prey on me!

Those who pray till the
Moment the moon arrives,
But may their moon god
Guide not their Hands

To my guts,
For mulky is hell,
The Christian's faith
Make much about

Forgiveness, but long
Bereft of it believes,
Yet the devil's in the
Evening will never rest,

Till their vile visit their
But God bless Good

And the wolves in the
Wilderness a fatal flaw,
And carrying a flag of

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Topic(s) of this poem: elegy

Form: Elegy

Comments about Darkness Elude's Me by benjuzzy okpuzor

  • Gajanan Mishra (1/4/2014 7:48:00 AM)

    a flag of failures, good writing. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, January 4, 2014

Poem Edited: Saturday, January 21, 2017

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