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Against Humanity

Our world was fashioned flawlessly,
purpose perched purely.
its beauty sealed sweetly
Like the journey of a rose.

Dreamers dream swiftly,
Fishermen fish profusely,
But the living lies that breed men
has smothered them to a downward spiral.

Desire flickers for greatness.
Wanting and seeking for paramount prowess,
The hallowed place we once dwelt
is now suffused with surreptitious despair.

The earth encumbered their cravings,
Richness of raging unity coveted,
But their infuriating resentment
Has made the waft of death unrated

Beyond the gentle the gush of a storm,
The coolness of the raging fire,
Our world that once blossomed
has been splashed with splendid manslaughter.

What truth could be behind these lies?
What could be the ultimate sacrifice
to make this dreadful pandemonium suffice
the bloodshed of innocent honesty...?

Copyright © Olajide Adelana | Year Posted 2010

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Death's Reject

Across the depth of risen fidelity
Lift the ominous evidence of pain
-Through the feint of our soulless warriors
The strength of a weak tiger 
An endless faith that surge  passion
Surely we shall be relived within reality

 Below the bellows of our sunken hearts
 we pulse for comfort in the clueless clouds

Your heart of stone
Valiant as the soul of an eagle
hacking the sage of the sky
I hear that
You lynch the brightest of stars
The majestic of competent empires

Through the thorns and blushing rage
We seek divine atonement to avert this loss

In the uproar of our obscene obsession
We shall dazzle you with a pudding
Or seduce you with our bulging breast
Or indulge you with our overflowing wine
Or rather face your sword until equilibrium is reached
so we can sail above the density of eternal life
 so I ask, Could there be a more demonic strategy
to chastise the fright of this eternal figure?

Your enclosed lid 
an immense propensity to whisk away
So I must plead. Death…
 the grim reaper
let my people go

Copyright © Olajide Adelana | Year Posted 2010

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A Word

My son,
This journey begins with a step.
always remember these words I told you
they will be your guiding light in darkness

My son,
Do not slumber with your two eyes closed,
When you own a pot of gold
The eyes of traitors are watching.
The storm might be uncontrollable
But always listen to the desire of your heart,
Its sighs are the ultimatum of success.

My son,
Do not yield according to the desire of the body
It will take you to the highest mountain
And thereafter, a big fall.
Do not call your friends traitors
You never know if they are truly for you.
If the World turned against you
Don't be dismayed
hold on to steadfast love

My son,
Do not spit on those guiding hands that ratify you
they are those sent from above to lead you
Do not engage in a battle,
You never know what will become of you.

My son,
Do not listen to the words of fools,
They will sting you like scorpions.
Do not yield to their advice,
You will get drowned in their foolishness,
And stabbed by their expectations.
Do not accept their gift,
You will get entangled in their deceit.
Do not listen to rumors
They are created by your enemies.
If they ask for forgiveness,
Always look at your back.

My son,
I have seen things,
I have heard words,
They were mine, but now your possession.
Listen to these words 
They will make you grow in wisdom.
Listen to the stars,
The sky is more than your limit.
Abide by these words,
They will make you a leading light.

My son,
Cherish these words of wisdom,
And you shall be the canopy of the cloud.
Meditate on these word,
And the moon shall be your stepping stone.

Copyright © Olajide Adelana | Year Posted 2010

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Fallen Trees

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Copyright © Olajide Adelana | Year Posted 2012

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While my soul lingers

Through the tears of death fathomed

My depth shall transcend

Copyright © Olajide Adelana | Year Posted 2009

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                       Clara, my beloved guitar player
                  Beauty was the mystery of her
             Wonderment of her eye husked with passion
        Dread of a lifetime intonation cleft a glimpse of perfection
           She clipped the string as I nod within that melody
                Her pure slimy fingers trimmed the guitar's abnormality 
                    She plough the strings while I was clouded with suspense
                        She broke her hip after shunning the guitar’s defiance 
                            Hours later, I admit, this beauty was a coincidence

Copyright © Olajide Adelana | Year Posted 2010

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Love With Rhythm

I speak of this love
That brush softly across you…
Like magnetic pulse

Copyright © Olajide Adelana | Year Posted 2011

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There is nothing divine 
in the stir of silence amidst this soul 
Pain was left to heal, 
Scars suddenly trodden with relieve 
A jagged aura of Venus 
hovering with a wondrous grin 
farewell, there is no cause to worry, 
like the quote of good demons 
A world without worry 
a world in a lone glory  
Danger grows and puddles 
in the mind of solitude 
Despicable and deadly volt 
safe and secured for it will never get out 
A word that was left unspoken 
is now a sword cutting through the downtrodden

Copyright © Olajide Adelana | Year Posted 2011

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In deep awareness, I drowned into dreaming in the velvet sky,
Liberated from well defined fantasy to find truth in love.
A twist from one commotion to another hanging above,
Her wild smile declared reality through my hazel eyes.
I scowled to stop her for her tease,
But she faded from the scene with speed.
To avenge these cracked ribs in overwhelming reality,
Ruthlessly, I smother this fantasy.

Yearning for our new togetherness,
Will she consider me above her likeness?
She beclouds me with ravening emotion 
Deeper within, I was inflamed with infatuation

It is love that rejects all known breakthrough;
I am seeking divine ways to make a happy view.

Copyright © Olajide Adelana | Year Posted 2010

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Copyright © Olajide Adelana | Year Posted 2011