Timothy Ogunsakin

Rookie - 74 Points (6th March 1987 / Odooro Ekiti)

End Of Misery - Poem by Timothy Ogunsakin

I gazed, through the window
Seeing the East coast meadow
Out of the horizon came forth
A yellow heavy light
Like it's dreg a twilight palm wine
Set to feast the bridal dine

Warm but fiasco breezed
Swayed away my breath ceased
In a dilemma of destitute
Brought down my attitude
Though, it's hard seeing the ending
When you're just beginning

Mystery a secret of misery
End of misery opens secret of mystery

You say NO when it comes challenge
You say YES when it comes courage
Cos the history of yesterday
The victory of today
And the mystery of tomorrow
Stamped in the courage of your marrow

Like a lonely child in the desert
Who sees life as nought but a concert
iTunes his guitar for enthralling tones
A drop of tears he owns
Sounds the gravity of his victory
After decades of miserable history

Mystery a secret of misery
End of misery opens secret of mystery

Topic(s) of this poem: challenges, courage, life, misery, music, mystery

Form: Sonnet


Poet's Notes about The Poem

'Window'in this poem is a symbol of life, tomorrow, and future which is always a mystery to human.'east coast' a symbol of freshness and 'meadow' a greener pasture. A yellow heavy light out of the horizon announces the arrival of a great glory of the persona who's ready to be celebrated like a new African Bride.

Comments about End Of Misery by Timothy Ogunsakin

  • Kim BarneyKim Barney (6/16/2017 12:05:00 AM)

    Thanks for the poet's notes. Without them, this poem would have been much harder to understand.
    My favorite two lines are:
    Though, it's hard seeing the ending
    When you're just beginning

    Thanks for inviting me to read this. Now I invite you to read my latest:
    'Bring another Blanket'.
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  • C. P. SharmaC. P. Sharma (5/29/2017 9:26:00 AM)

    An awesome poem with rhythmic beats. The last couplet sums up the theme beautifully. (Report)Reply

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  • C. P. SharmaC. P. Sharma (5/29/2017 9:21:00 AM)

    An awesome poem with rhythmic beats with well woven reality of life. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 26, 2017



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