Voice of the youth

The elderly people will say,
The young people are slay,
Too young and so childish
To me that is not an issue
But a damaging piece of evidence
Of the way they are thinking
How old they’re becoming.

In the office yesterday
Where I get pay, pray and play.
An NYSC member walked up to me
Mid age range twenty to twenty-five
Wrinkled, talking like seventy-five
Lacking alertness and anticipation
I laughed all through his conversion…

Not because it was shallow alone
Not because he disregarded a phone
Not because he was poor mentally
Not because his words are my enemy
But because I wish to remain young
To see how this fella’s song
Will be, when he is actually seventy-five.

I am Vincent Onyekachukwu Onyeche



  1. Ama Freda says:

    Thoughtful words, makes one ponder about our state of mind now

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Vivian Zems says:

    Cool! The star beer is a reminder of home😊

    Liked by 1 person

  3. I remember writing something like this a few weeks ago. I could absolutely relate to it. Keep it up! 👍



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