By - - 0 Comments

The inheritor may never value a big Agbada,
for it grows no stump, a house with a father,
a man fortified to live can never attest his charm’s failure,
he that takes the herb for vegetable is surely immature.

If a child falls, he looks forward,
If an elder falls, he looks back,
but Ife rose on all’s accord,
What faces a person is surely showing another a back.

The troublesome child has his day of use,
We do not because of troubles feed a child to beasts,
to make the white pap, even the dark pot has use,
to close eyes to evil may also be to let the good drift.

Disappointments often stem off expectations,
kinship is never a guarantee of kindness,
relationships are really defined in tribulations,
many do set a travelling eye on an unwayed wilderness.

But what do I know,
I am just a chirping bird on the rooftop.

 

Morakinyo T. Bolarinwa is a graduate of the faculty of Law, Obafemi
Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, and a new entrant into the Nigerian Law
School. She is the Deputy-Editor of Mustard Press Agency, OAU, a press board
which has since transformed to a blog in appreciation of the shrinking
of the global atlas by technology.

Enthusiastic about fostering the initiative of contributing to a good cause for children? Why not join the #CHILDHERO movement!

To partner with Peregrine Reads on this initiative or to share your ideas, kindly send a mail to peregrine.reads@yahoo.com. Your suggestions are highly welcome and appreciated!

 

Click To Join Our BBM CHANNEL For Latest Updates On Your BBM (C003FDD39)

Do you have an article you’ve written or would like to write? Something else you’d like to share with us on Peregrine Reads? Wish to be Interviewed? Don’t hesitate to send submissions/Interview request to nonye@peregrinereads.org or peregrine.reads@yahoo.com. Thank You.

Likes(0)Dislikes(0)