Sochukwu Ivye

Sochukwu Ivye Poems

Heart exalted from the mountain of strength
to undertake blessed ventures afresh
Meet the goddess of divine punishment
who gives cannibals a taste of their flesh

Castle on high ground where the unarmed go
when the fangs and claws in the region grow
You stand upright in the mother city
braving times and climates, yet as pretty

Your heart holds strength to drip and contain peace
This mould drains nerves but you not spend a piece
Nights rouse my heart to hand him thoughts on you
Days ooze gloom but light my psyche with your hue

Sochukwu Ivye Biography

Sochukwu Ivye, Chukwuma Livinus Ndububa, is deeply immersed in the art of formal poetry. His monumental epic series, 'The Great Cold, ' holds the distinction of being the longest metrical poem by an African. Sochukwu's literary prowess extends to various renowned publications, including Poetry Life & Times, The Literary Hatchet (PearTree Press) , Scarlet Leaf Review, Ginosko Literary Journal, Poetry In Form, The Creativity Webzine, Written Tales Magazine, Rhyme Zone, Poeticia, and more. Notably, his poetic exploration of English spelling prompted high praise from Professor David Crystal, who commended it as 'the longest such literary illustration of the vagaries of English spelling.' Professor Joan C. Beal found the series 'interesting and amusing.' Currently pursuing a Master's degree, Sochukwu Ivye's roots trace back to Isseke, an ancient Igbo land in Eastern Nigeria.)

The Best Poem Of Sochukwu Ivye

Aisha Yesufu

Heart exalted from the mountain of strength
to undertake blessed ventures afresh
Meet the goddess of divine punishment
who gives cannibals a taste of their flesh

The heroine for whom our clock ticks on
She has marked our age on the sands of time
but makes us the owner of her passion
We assume therefore we do her grace mime

Room with a fireplace, vessel breathing fire
They soon plunge through bushes like antelopes
that did your resentment and crusade hire
Now, your children awake their dreams and hopes

Marked with a sword of the sorrowing tongue
which touched your shoulder with the sword of rights
You will never wear out by bearing young
nor be put to rout by your honest fights

Perch for tame birds, Boudicca of our age
A woman against whom men are measured
You do not watch vile hands tear off our page,
rape and torture your children so treasured

Meet a daughter from the town built of stones
A pilgrim through the road to our story
who seeks our freedom with all of her bones
and lets us, her young, bear all the glory

Brave queen who leaves eternal white footprints
Whose gait is borne with the strength of the sea
who of a freer tomorrow gives hints
March astride the soil; your young make this plea

Armour for the faint breast of each warhorse
While the lower forces join in your toil,
the earth gladly interacts with your course
Reign on, as potent, on African soil

Amazing powder for drying our wounds
Each of the injured spirits now frolics
Thank you for your sweat below suns and moons
Your used handkerchiefs turn sacred relics

Sochukwu Ivye Comments

Ellias Anderson Jr. 02 August 2013

well, i must say that you have a heart that is for humanity, clear as a crystal and i adore that. Your works (which i read) are gifts to the mankind.

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Dickson Mseti 15 August 2013

If life could define the end of everything, But it doesn't it gives you the experience to define it for yourself, If Life could ask me to define the end of you, This is what I could tell he will never end as long as his poetry exist, as long as the star shines and as long as minds exist, He will never end even long after his soul............. keep living brother

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Kipper Stagg 11 April 2010

A very powerfull and deep writer very organic a joy to read Many thanks!

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Dear Mr Faeo Lyre Clive, You are a poet with a unique passion and you have to be on this forum for years together for the power of your expression is marvellous. The themes have a splendid appeal each time and the diction always retains a superiority of its own. Your willingness to write at length on others` poems shows your great fellow feeling and you are sure to be a dear poet friend of all members over here.Keep writing Mr Lyre Clive |

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Pranab K Chakraborty 09 November 2012

Journey always brings us variety of fathom and fragrance. Poetic journey can't be measured by any man-made unit. Just as I once was 'Apoet Bangla and one morning became astonished reading a poem by Faeo Lyre Clive who posted in PH by the caption... Apoet Bangla and in humaneness.... but now changing that disguise carrying my original name-profile. So I can confess my feelings. I became also much ashamed experiencing the passion and expectation of a poet from his contemporary another one.... Any way, now I am not apoet bangla, but yet I think that glorious offering by another poet really much inspiring. I can now enjoy it very much. It was Faeo who created the poem imagining a poet, as I now many times imagine the same within many others and obviously within Faeo Lyre Clive also. He has the spirit, the temperament, the trying to unveil the voice of unconscious by his own dialect of heart as a true poet. Wish he will attain a poetic-station where no-one even be able to keep their feet........Pranab k c 09/11/2012

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Prabir Gayen 26 July 2020

A great and very talented poet.....God bless you dear friend....///

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Geeta Radhakrishna Menon 16 January 2019

So happy to see you as the Poet of the day. Heartiest Congratulations dear Poet. You richly deserve this honour. God bless you N'ivy Sochi Chukwuma! Do write more poems! :)

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Prabir Gayen 16 January 2019

Very talented poet to sprout like a big Tree.

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Geeta Radhakrishna Menon 15 September 2018

N'ivy Sochi - Chukwuma, is a brilliant poet. I have read all his three poems - Cameo, August's and Exiled. He is a poet with deep conviction of the subject he chooses, excellent language and diction, verses that are intense and poignant. I wish this young poet great amount of luck in life. And look forward to many more wonderful poems.

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Dr Dillip K Swain 29 October 2017

I came across with your recent write..August's...Outstanding ode on a brilliant theme..! Many congratulations dear poet for penning such a commendable piece of work..! ! I have to red it many times till I extract all nectar.

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