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The Rule Of Thoughts: Ideocracy

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The Rule Of Thoughts: Ideocracy

I have found something
Greater, stronger than democracy
Making every person
An equal player in the game of life
I have found that, that
Wields control where incursion has never made
Beaming white light in the region of blackest darkness
Widening the horizons beyond its marked borders
Rising to peak only years before unattainable
I have found that, which
Conquers fortresses of pervading poverty
Breaking barriers with ease of an effortless breath
I found what and who rules our world
The unseen but felt heat that stirs the pot to steaming hot
The gentle and quiet brooks of immeasurable depth
The strandless strings behind all thrones and seats of power
I have found that, that
Turns the obscured and scorned to cult heroes and heroines
Turning millions jailbreaks from prison of ignorance
Setting them free from captivity of oppression
I have found what rules the world
What demystifies ancient crowns
And humbles the haughty might of men and women of modern powers
I have found it ,that
That comes in a small pack
Wrapped in fragile protective cover of thoughts
In the deepest corner of focused imagination
Delivered by intensity of a burning desire
Sustained to maturity by grid lock of firm actions
I have found the magic wand of greatness
That which makes you and i the beautiful bride of the world
I found among the Wilbur- airplane- brothers
I found it in Albert –inventions- Einstein's workroom and rimmed glasses
In Emeka- modern computer- Emeagwali’s thick black hairs
I saw it lingering on Bill - microsoft - Gate
I found it behind YAHOO, GOOGLE corners
I saw it in YOUTUBE, FACEBOOK pages
I found it in Kanu Nwankwo, Jay jay Okocha’s laces and soles
I found it in Micheal- thriller- Jackson
I found it in Chinua- things fall apart-Achebe
I saw it following Wole – kongi’s harvest- Soyinka
I saw dying with Claude –automobile-Ake
I see it hanging out on you
I feel it in me, i see it in these lines...
I have found IDEA.. the ruler of the universe

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  1. Date: 12/30/2009 4:26:00 AM
    thank you all for your great feedback all year long... who is a singer without a listener? i write because you read. thank you all Carol, Adeite, Sharon, Carrie and Vince and all the soupers

  1. Date: 3/27/2009 3:07:00 AM
    Ife, great and glorious is thy pen. this piece is awesome:I see it hanging out on you I feel it in me, i see it in these lines... I have found IDEA.. the ruler of the universe... keep writing and congrats on a well deserved feature... Adeleke

  1. Date: 3/26/2009 9:23:00 AM
    Be careful Ifedayo, thinking is looked down on in a liberal society. They want brain dead robots. I liked this write. Hopefiully Idea won't be the next thing banned. Congratulations on having it featured. Vince

  1. Date: 3/25/2009 10:40:00 AM
    Congratulations on your excellent poetry being featured this week. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/23/2009 10:28:00 AM
    Congratulations on this amazing write being featured this week!! Well done! ~ Carrie

  1. Date: 3/23/2009 5:48:00 AM
    Congratulations on your wonderful poetry being featured this week! Love, Shar