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Samuel Obono Jr

I Am My Father's Son

I am my father's son
fruit of his loins
morning of many a night
an end to his travails
in his eyes I am made;
the mirror of an unlived adventure
son of a sun
emblem of generations past

I am my father's son
strength of his grey hair
his joy at sunset
the memoirs of a lost youth

my father is a king
needing no crown or regalia
that makes me an heir
to the throne of meekness

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A Concert Of Conceit

the grandstand
graced with greed
a design of deprivation
a backdropp of betrayal
choreographies of corruption
music of manipulation
and dance of deception

hear the drummings of devilish dreams
and echoes of exploitation
the symphonies of no sympathy
a spectacle of spite
an aura of autocracy

the audience
severely starved, stay stupefied
in the wonderments of woe
tenderly tortured by the thrill
but blissfully blind

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White Romance

We were but victims
to seduction
bamboozled by our lusts
again and again
till our robe of pride
kissed the ground
seduction
seduced to stillness
bedazzled by their looks
our virgin loins
yearned
for white romance
their nectarous ways
deflowered our ears
and still does
they could tell our cravings
that soft spot
and not long after
we were subdued
and they're on top

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