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

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

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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 men to buttress the truth Few praying men to stand in the gap… Few upright men to uphold the arm of justice Few hopeful people to dream of a brighter tomorrow… Little … 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)

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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)

New Book Alert: Presenting Serenade – A Poetry Book By Sensational Edwin Onah

​ You deserve a good read this Easter holiday. A rich collection of poetry is a perfect fit. So,  we are excited to present to you Serenade by sensational Poet and Chemist,  Edwin Onah. In a synopsis of the Poetry Collection,  Edwin wrote,  “Serenade is a collection of amazing poems with powerful themes of love and life lessons. It is an amalgam of free verse, … Continue reading New Book Alert: Presenting Serenade – A Poetry Book By Sensational Edwin Onah

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 men to speak the truth Few praying men to stand in the gap… Few upright men to uphold the arm of justice … Continue reading Poem: Just A Little Yeast … (Happy Independence Nigeria)