Delusions… A Poem by Funmi Adebayo

Greatness is not a function of circumstance. Greatness, it turns out, is largely a matter of conscious choice. – James C. Collins,Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t “I won’t join that contest.I won’t apply for that job.Why should I bother to pitchFor that business grant? Do I stand any chance Among more qualified AfricansIn their thousands?Would it ever get … Continue reading Delusions… A Poem by Funmi Adebayo

When Life’s Rules are not Taught –A poem by Funmi Adebayo

It is the glory of God to conceal a thing: but the honour of kings is to search out a matter. Proverbs 25:2 (KJV) Why am I often lostIn the maze of lifeMaking uninformed choicesBumping my head repeatedly? When life could be sweeterWith my burdens lighterMy yokes easierAnd my paths brighter Who will solve my riddles?Who will give me the clues?Who will fix my puzzles?Who … Continue reading When Life’s Rules are not Taught –A poem by Funmi Adebayo

“Why it is Important to Present your Content Decently and Professionally…” – Poetolu, Award winning Poet and Author

There’s one sweet name that readily comes to mind at every mention of Poetry in today’s evolving literary world. The name even seeps through the nerdy confines of the industry to the contemporary world of groovy people, oldies and millennials alike, who definitely can’t relate to orthodox Shakespearean literature. It’s the name of a very fine young African poet who has brought life, entertainment, storytelling, … Continue reading “Why it is Important to Present your Content Decently and Professionally…” – Poetolu, Award winning Poet and Author

‘Big-Day Syndrome’ – A Poem by Funmi Adebayo

Originally posted on Funmi Adebayo's Blog:
The Unprofitable Servant feels grossly disadvantaged Heavily plagued by the ‘Not-Enough-Syndrome’ “I’m not good enough Not rich enough Not connected enough…. This venture doesn’t look profitable enough… So why try?” Thus he scorns his treasures Short-changing his destiny unawares Waiting for… That One BIG Day That GREAT One-Shot That Million-Dollar Deal Ever wondering why it’s soooo late in… Continue reading ‘Big-Day Syndrome’ – A Poem by Funmi Adebayo

Just A Little Yeast… (Happy Independence Nigeria) – A Poem by Funmi Adebayo

Evil triumphs where good men do nothing! -Edmund Burke When ‘ordinary’ men underrate the power of their ‘little’ contribution, they quit trying. However in Nation Building, little good makes a world of difference… Just… Few good mento buttress the truth Few praying mento stand in the gap… Few upright mento uphold the arm of justice Few hopeful peopleto dream of a brighter tomorrow… Jesus told them still another … Continue reading Just A Little Yeast… (Happy Independence Nigeria) – A Poem by Funmi Adebayo

When Life’s Rules Are Untaught – (A Poem by Funmi Adebayo)

Originally posted on Funmi Adebayo's Blog:
Proverbs.25:2 (KJV) It is the glory of God to conceal a thing: but the honour of kings is to search out a matter. ? Why am I often lost In the maze of life Making uninformed choices Bumping my head over and over? When life could be sweeter With my burdens lighter My yokes easier And my paths… Continue reading When Life’s Rules Are Untaught – (A Poem by Funmi Adebayo)

Delusions… (A Poem by Funmi Adebayo)

Greatness is not a function of circumstance. Greatness, it turns out, is largely a matter of conscious choice. -James C. Collins,Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t “I won’t join that contest. I won’t apply for that job. Why should I bother to pitch For that business grant? Would it ever get to my turn? What chances do I have … Continue reading Delusions… (A Poem by Funmi Adebayo)

Poem: Just A Little Yeast … (Happy Independence Nigeria)

Evil triumphs where good men do nothing! -Edmund Burke When ‘ordinary’ men underrate the power of their ‘little’ contribution, they quit trying. However, evil triumphs when good men do nothing, and little good acts add up to create the change we require. Just… Few good mento speak the truth Few praying mento stand in the gap… Few upright mento uphold the arm of justice Few hopeful peopleto dream … Continue reading Poem: Just A Little Yeast … (Happy Independence Nigeria)