Alexander Adewole

Biography: I am a poet of many worths An amorous quest for my heights Of many who care to listen to my thoughts I am a poet of many desires

Alexander Adewole's Profile


Alexander Adewole
Friday 26 April 2019

The Bargain For Life

The Wretched
He used to sit at the front row of the pew
He is the choirmaster.
The knell never tolled
Litanies sung in the bar
Psalms murmured in ripples piece
Mourners in mixed shades Faces of guffawing smiling friends
And his eternity box bear no cross
No colouring.
And carved by the barmen
He died in the cathedral
And buried in the bar.

The Wealthy
He used to sit in the front row of the bar
He is the chief drinkard
The knell tolled intermittently
Litanies mourned in full cry
Mourners in black shades Faces of sobriety and sad friends
And his eternity golden ocher box bear cross
A golden colour box
And carved by the cathedral.
He died in the bar
And buried in the cathedral.

By Adewole Alexander


2
611 Views

Trending Now


Most Rated Poems


Recently Joined


FPG Feeds


Valentine

Valentine

Obiageli Odukwe

Obiageli Odukwe
7/12/2021 3:24:13 AM

Dear Valentine

Val' as you are,
Val' as it is,
Val' I engage. 

Uche Ahunanya

Uche Ahunanya
7/9/2021 5:34:33 PM

Gently receding
Beneath the horizon 
Fom whence she did rise 

Yusuf Dauda

Yusuf Dauda
6/19/2021 2:43:23 PM

In the hallow of your beauty my heart dwelled, I sight the beams, i smell the charms of your overwhelming perfume, the power of my enduring heart fails me; then I plight to love you forever!


@Yusand

Precious Olite

Precious Olite
5/26/2021 4:56:57 AM

Under the orange ray of dusk,

The sun is a mediator of two hands
Joined as one in love.

Victoria Stephen

Victoria Stephen
4/29/2021 3:44:07 PM

I just wish love can see me through the moonlight, set up a light for me in the darkness and guide me till am lost no more..

>