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NIGERIA
31DAYSWITHDR.TAJUDEENOTO
DAY 3
NIGERIA
Arise, O compatriots, Let’s come together to build the broken walls,
Arise, your sinking ship for safety calls;
Let’s rebuild our heroes’ humble halls.
Nigeria's call obey,
Like a baby she yearns and yells for succor;
The spears and swords of war grieves her...Read More
Categories: brain drain, history,
Form: I do not know?



Premium Member One Day
One Day

Morning        Dew
Me               You
Work            Play
New   ...Read More
Categories: brain drain, poems,
Form: Rhyme
Favourite Poem
Brain Drain Explained 

There's an echo in my ears,
And a heart full of tears,
Going down, going down the drain,

There's a cry on fingertips,
And a why on my lips,
Going up, going up the brain,

There's an ache in my old head,
And a...Read More
Categories: brain drain, fun, write,
Form: Rhyme
BRAIN DRAIN
Brains become a commodity in the modern markets,selling brain drains buying brains drained!


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Categories: brain drain, abuse, character, conflict, discrimination,
Form: Blank verse
Me Who I Must Entertain Incomplete
Instead of driving myself insane,
It is me who I must entertain;


Write poems and my brain drain....Read More
Categories: brain drain, allegory, analogy,
Form: Limerick



Premium Member Refurbished Children's Stories: Wonderland Redux
Alice
Alice was just going on eight years old
When Lewis Carroll made her fall down a hole.
The incredible place she imagined she'd found,
Buried in her backyard so far deep underground,
Teemed with people and creatures
With fabulous features
Too strange and bizarre for a...Read More
Categories: brain drain, humor,
Form: Light Verse
BRAIN BLIGHT
BRAIN BLIGHT

 
Sometimes I search my heart
When a poem I try to start
And believe me it is a real pain
When you find yourself with acute brain drain.

The words just do not seem to want to flow
Why this happens I do...Read More
Categories: brain drain, life, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member LATE HOURS



Caffeine fix jerks
Words seem to work


Brain drain feels blur
A weary slur


Coffee sip here
Prompts fuzzy cheer


Words on the verge
Surge odd emerge


Verses to write
In a brisk cite


Unclog the dyke
Then take a hike


Hijack clear lease
Spice lines that tease


Dark night moves slow
Strange wordplay shows




Leon...Read More
Categories: brain drain, allegory,
Form: Couplet
Life

Back pain, ankle strain, brain drain 
Wake up dead no pain, no strain 
Positive thinking eyes are blinking
Sun moon and stars red rosy mars 

Negative thinking my feet are stinking
Just want this day to slip away 
Friends and family gather...Read More
Categories: brain drain, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member TIMELY



Verse scripts tell
All’s not well
Where we dwell


Lines of rhymes
Stretch lost time
As gloom chimes


Words try wit
In odd fit
In loose bits


Rhymes seem dull
As words cull
A dumb skull


Thought seems vain
To hook plain
That brain drain


Less seeds more
As touch spores
From deep core


Purge thoughts fake
As gist...Read More
Categories: brain drain, allegory,
Form: Rhyme
Is There No Place for Us
Is there no place for us ? 
In this world of work and fuss ?
We came to fulfil our dreams
Leaving our noble motherland with goodbye tear streams 
We are prisoners of a dark dank cell called race
Named so because of...Read More
Categories: brain drain, race, racism,
Form: I do not know?
Mindless
    Brain drain
    Cocaine...Read More
Categories: brain drain, addiction,
Form: Footle
Premium Member Of The Brain


Philosophical usually means “of the brain”
To this guy it usually means a real brain drain
As we all get older
Our brains still smoulder
But our drive takes a detour to a different plane




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Categories: brain drain, psychological,
Form: Limerick
Dimple simple
Dimple simple 

Rain train meet the 
Station of hot land 
Brain drain flow 
Glow like mud 
Glass class finish 
Like a fish in the 
Tale of male 
Who saw a picture 
Nature mature 
Dimple  simple 
On your face... 


With...Read More
Categories: brain drain, arabic, art, rain,
Form: Romanticism
Lyrics III Poetry Contest
"WITHER/Lyrics III- Dream Theater" poetry contest entry.
 
Don’t rock the boat, they said
Over and over and again and again
“Don’t rock,” can infect the brain
Unclog my head: harvest the grain

O, we need to rock before the music withers
Before the mean ones...Read More
Categories: brain drain, anti bullying, celebration, community, dream, education, faith,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member PLUMBERS BUMMERS - FIVE FOOTLES
PLUMBERS BUMMERS -  FIVE FOOTLES

Brain Drain

Dumber
Plumber

--------------------------------

Oshkosh – OH MY GOSH!!

Butt crack
gone slack

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Plumb Sexy

No stench
wrench wench




Contra-Septic

Blue pill
bag fill




Pay Day

No rush
He’s flush



©3/23/2017

submitted to – FABULOUS FUN FOOTLES – Poetry Contest


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Categories: brain drain, humor,
Form: Footle
A Sense of Balance

A sense of balance is all I need to cope,
so I don’t hang myself with a rope.
I’ve got to get a grip on life and keep my sanity.  
God can’t save me if I don’t have serenity.

Nourishing nutrition is...Read More
Categories: brain drain, health, philosophy, recovery from,
Form: Rhyme
whywhywhy
Why, when, and did we reached there ourselves??
     When have they become our voices, and spokespersons??
         When kins, religious, and regions become our boundaries haphazardly??
           Why am I behind from time?
  ...Read More
Categories: brain drain, africa, imagination,
Form: Elegy
HARB HOLL
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Categories: brain drain, fun, nonsense,
Form: Limerick
I Did It My Way
I wanted to be different not like a pattern on a bench
Wore different styles than others guess I am a cussed wench

If the Thing of the moment is A, then I look to be B or C
People think I am...Read More
Categories: brain drain, life, me,
Form: Couplet
Main-Stream Media Have-A-Heart Trap
Each day foul critters infest our house
Though not by slipping in like a mouse
We just press a button
Or buy a subscription
To get news wrote or spoke by a louse

These creatures of the two legged kind
Try hard each day to persuade...Read More
Categories: brain drain, angst, humorous, political,
Form: Limerick
Aa Nonsense Poem
JUST THINKING....

Now as I sit here
With an O shaped mouth
Wishing to write something
Ending up writing nothing...

Tired I am
Of this common brain drain
Greeting us all in this abode...

I can't write
I wish to work
None is here...

My dream job knocks
I open the door...Read More
Categories: brain drain, absence
Form: Blank verse
Lucid Socialism and Nuclear Safari
Socialize your piety
Whilst still capitalizing on figurines
Maximum bust on trophy shelf
Doing it all in cutthroat seas

Wandering in lucid dreams
Charging up energy to believe
Now out on dottted lines
Where traffic does confine
Minds strapped against time

Look around towards horizon's smile
the lustrous safari outstretch...Read More
Categories: brain drain, adventure, imagination,
Form: Free verse
The stamp and the stigma
The office of credibility
Stamps their approval
Signifying
A latent rising over the stalk

Chafing, is the stigma
Medicalizing or criminalizing
The avid loophole watermarks
Blurry in their dispossesion
Searching for means to an end

What end of perspective?
Could ask for proof
Of insanity
In a doctors authoritative opinion

Avoid the brain...Read More
Categories: brain drain, allegory, angst, hope, perspective,
Form: Free verse
Sliced Her Like A Knife Slice
The Story: 

ragged faded 
lady hoarder, 
dumpster-diving 
diva boarder, 
dancin' to the tune 
of her Dandelion Wine. 

milky-eyed maiden, 
peddles paper posies, 
masticating carnivore, 
toothless, useless whore. 
not on her best night! 
not anymore! 

acclimated alleyways, 
rodents without fear, 
muddle-minded...Read More
Categories: brain drain, education, inspirational,
Form: Prose Poetry