Tag: inspirational

F o’ F

My Drug, Her Smile

PHOTOGRAPHER: kehinde ogunsanya

His Counsel

Lad! Remember that no man ought to forgeta child’s tender youth is like tempering of waxapt to receive form – discipline before affectionmix threats with a fair look, manner with wit. A potter fashions his lay when it’s softa sparrow taught to come when… Continue Reading “His Counsel”

Retrospect

I did all I couldwith what I was given –my talents, my lyrics. I lived by the codemy creed was real; my gifts evidentI harnessed it – chapter n’ verse; I was here to give lightto Hope, to make certainin meek ways, a mortal… Continue Reading “Retrospect”

Conviction

The Man Who Dares …

It is not the critic who counts,not the man who pronounceshow the strong man stumbled,where the doer of deeds fumbledor could have done them better.Credit belongs to the man – the pacesetterwho is actually in the arena, in the mud;whose face is marred by… Continue Reading “The Man Who Dares …”

DESIDERATA

Go placidly amid the noise and haste remember there is peace in silence embraced. As far as it depends on you stall, be peaceable, be in good terms with all. Speak truth to all, listen to others interrogatories, even the dull and ignorant have… Continue Reading “DESIDERATA”

My Confession

I confess with great curiosityto Nature’s intrigue and intricacyperceived in Creation’s creative workswhich I descriptive words totally lack.How could the sing-songs of a cockherald the dawn of a new day?Ants – in so harmony a pattern workyet without a president or king?How!? Celestial bodies… Continue Reading “My Confession”