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...AND WE KNOW IT NOT!

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Dear Friend, welcome to another brand new week. I do hope you are ready to make the best of it. Here's something to ponder on:

The night is upon us and we know not;
Evil is within us and we see not.
Cloaked in a garment of self-righteousness,
Hidden in the seams of lawlessness,
Captivity comes knocking on our doors
Bearing gifts of many colours

By actions we constantly judge
But if only we’d take a nudge
In the right direction
And see our lack of discretion
In matters of other folks,
We’d be great societal Oaks.

We are bound by our vices;
Corruption, mediocrity and all their spices
Concocted to give a feeling of independence.
Get rid of the decadence
 And watch our society experience a rebirth.
Watch us bid farewell to this prolonged dearth!

The night is upon us;
Darkness dances above us
But light shines ahead
Waiting for us to wed.
Let’s throw away the veil
And for the truth sail.
©Nikoslexie 2016

COOL FRIDAY

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Hey, dear reader. I trust your week was cool. Well, here's something to help you relax. #TGIF #loversmoments

DANCING IN THE TWILIGHT

Could be the light so bright
Feeding me with lies
But your eyes are dancing in the twilight.

Staying out of sight,
I watch you in new guise;
Could be the light so bright

Setting your eyes alight.
I try to hide my surprise
But your eyes are dancing in the twilight.

I don’t know if I’m right
Or it’s just a disguise;
Could be the light so bright

Making my heart soar to that height
Where I’m tempted to socialize
Still, your eyes are dancing in the twilight.

Your allure I can no longer fight
Please, be my prize.
Could be the light so bright
But really, your eyes are dancing in the twilight.

©Nikoslexie 2011

STAY HIGH

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There is a sun in the sky
And it’s not gonna die
Till I can fly
To meet it in the sky.There’s a place I belong:
Somewhere I can be wrong
And still sing my song
Without being treated as dungA black bird once told me
“You will never be
What you want to be
So don’t even bother to see”But I saw…
I saw beauty at my core,
I saw beyond my every flaw,
I saw the world look at me in awe.There’s a place I belong
Somewhere I can be wrong
And still sing my song
Trusting I won’t live in the wrongI’m gonna stay high
And I won’t sigh
‘Cause there’s a sun in my sky
And it’s not gonna die. ©Nikoslexie 2016

I'LL FOLLOW YOU

Good day friends. Just thought I'd drop something for the weekend. Enjoy!I’LL FOLLOW YOUA lone crow calling,
Toads croaking in vain,
The moon hardly shining,
The night darkened
With shadows of couples everywhere.
Where do you go when you’re lonely?I’ll follow you…When nature seems farther
And friends as foes seem,
To whom do you turn?
Where do you go
When the world turns upside down?
When the stars go blue,
Where do you go?I’ll follow you…When all you want is more
And all you get is barely enough,
Where do you go?
When to hear and be heard
Is all that matters to you
And all fate gives is a whisper,
To whom do you turn?
When crowded your world becomes
And all you desire is solitude,
Where do you go?I’ll follow you…If you know a place
Where I can be alone,
If you know a home
Where there’s all I need,
If there’s a world
Where no odd angels appear
And fate forever remains kind,
I’ll follow you.If you could take me by the hand
And lead me beneath the blue skies
To a place where the sea

INTRIGUING WEDNESDAY...

Maybe he was truly a foe
The one who made me lose my toe
I wish I could bear his presence
As my mind struggled to grasp his essence
He was there; always constant!
His riding over my friends -so gallant
How could she call him "Friend"?
When I would give much to see his end
As long as he steered clear of the gallows,
Death lurked in the shadows.Why feel so much hate
For one who is never late?
Why feel so much hate
For one who stood at Mortality's Gate?
To her, he was a friend
Who brought her worries to a bend
To me, he was a foe
And I never stopped saying so... He would never be welcome
For he always made me numb
But in him lay proof of other things
So I could try being grateful for his stings.
Maybe he is truly a friend
The one who shouts "Your life didn't end! "PAIN: Friend or Foe,
I'll never know!©Nikoslexie 2016P. S: This poem is dedicated to all those who in their times of pain have found a reason or the other to be grateful and of course to those wh…

TOMORROW SERIES

Hi friends! Welcome to a brand new week.  I really hope we were able to conquer our FEARS last week. Today, I will be sharing a poem (part of the #TomorrowSeries).  I hope it inspires you.  Be kind enough to leave a comment or two. Thank you 😀


TOMORROW
A place where my dreams lie still…
Tomorrow!
A place where happiness lies unexplored
And sorrows unforetold…
Tomorrow!
A pregnant virgin
Bearing many a burden…
Tomorrow!

Shall we ever get there?
Shall today ever end?
Shall tomorrow ever be here
That our wounds it may tend?
Or shall we wait for years unending
For the harvest we crave?
Tomorrow, how unyielding!
If we refuse to be brave.

We must forget Tomorrow
And make Today our morrow.
We shall not be patient anymore
But shall take into our hands the law
And seize Today by the hand
Till it gives us our brand
And we birth our dreams.
Not tomorrow. Today!

©Nikoslexie 2016

FEAR Sequel

To make good on my promise from my last post, I will share this poem.
Enjoy!
When the first sunrays Melt the eerie shadows of the past And the grand silence of the night Gives way to the hustling of the morning, I wonder what today would bring For one minute, We are all happy and victorious; The next, We are victims of the unknown.
Our plight, Borne out of the vanity of life, Is but a necessity. Curiousity becomes my drive For only a split moment Separates life from death. I muse and discover that Though we fly Above every sea of uncertainty In our happiest moments Yet in our darkest nights, We are overwhelmed with the fear of death.
Up and down our emotions go Like the tune of the piper. We forget that if we were to depart from here, We may or may not be remembered And surely, Life will go on.
I, for one, Will entertain no fear! I’ll ride on the waves of life’s storms And keep faith throughout every challenge For I know that If I were to die tomorrow, I’d have won one of life’s great…

FEAR

Does fear really exist or is it a product of our imagination? How far apart are ‘fear’ and ‘caution’? Is there really any meeting point for both of them? These are the questions that preoccupied my mind this moment.
Let me tell you a short story that readily comes to mind in this matter and thereafter, we can answer the questions. Flashback to over a decade ago, when I went to a camp in Ilorin with a group of other children for a couple of days.  I must have been a pre-teen then, I can’t remember my age precisely now. We went with a female instructor for the program (Aunty Tosin as we called her) and of course, our parents had left all of us in their care. Surprisingly, we were all girls that went and the oldest wouldn’t have been more than 13 years. We were lodged in a room a bit distant from the main auditorium where the program was going on.
On the second night, most of us started feeling sleepy during the program (which was just like halfway through) so nice Aunty Tosin gave us t…

Someday...

Today's post is a poem written by Yours truly about a week ago. Read and enjoy... Of course, a comment would be appreciated. Thank you.
SOMEDAY


Someday, all will be history
The things we know and even our misery
Someday, those who raised us
Will wonder if they ever knew us
We'll be invincible
Strangers to the word "impossible"
Then shall our worth be palpable.

This is not the end
I am only navigating a bend
This is not all of me
I am more than "we"
This is not my best
I will be better than the rest

Someday we'll sing and dance
And leave nothing to chance
We'll live out our dream
And forget tales so grim;
Once again with life brim

Someday I say
Maybe not today
But maybe today
We could sow for Someday

I shall leap,
We shall reap
If we plunge in the deep

Someday, you and I
Shall walk down Fame's aisle

Someday... Maybe today!

©Nikoslexie 2016

What a relief!

Hi! Top of the day to you. You're welcome to my blog. This is the platform where I'll be giving room to my thoughts to flow freely and permit me to say it's long overdue.
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In case you are wondering what to expect from me on this platform, I'd simply say "keep your fingers crossed and your hopes high. You never know what I'll say! 😊" That being said, LET'S ROLL...
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