e-Paper Poetry of Vinx

Home » Theme » Ode & Eulogy » Poems about Life » Death » White Cottons, Lining and nostrils

White Cottons, Lining and nostrils

Hey, cheer up brother
Least it hears or sees
The dead has done
And seen it all
Stood in rain
Scotched by sun
The dead has shed
Blood and tears!!!

The one with white cottons,
Lining and nostrils
Knows nothing…
At all
Happening around
Though it might sense
The tears of a clown
‘cos no one knows

Yes… ’tis the time,
To cry and frown
‘cos tis a thing for us all
Whether or not on thin ice
Our life lies
As a stellar
On the inevitable
Dining table… Of deaths.

White cottons,
White linings
In both nostrils
Use a tissue
Don’t you worry ’bout the issue
This world is not ours
We all travellers
So cheer up sister…

(C) 2012
on 14th Sept 2012 @ Mr. Felix Aziken’s burial ceremony (Off Emefiele Street by the expressway Agbor.)



Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: