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02/21/2024 A Spring Etheree 426 Etheree
02/20/2024 I Am 71 Free verse
02/19/2024 Rambling 44 Rictameter
02/12/2024 An Uphill Climb 51 Other
02/12/2024 Close, But No Cigar 41 Verse
02/12/2024 Redamancy 59 Sedoka
02/08/2024 Quest 73 Didactic
01/30/2024 Discombobulation 73 Free verse
01/29/2024 Imagination 102 Imagism
01/23/2024 Prowling For Prey 97 Blitz
01/17/2024 Within Kissing Distance 69 Fibonacci
01/17/2024 Perpetual 129 Free verse
01/17/2024 Keen Awareness 58 Sijo
01/17/2024 Gloaming Wonder 83 Imagism
01/14/2024 Impending Doom 150 Dramatic Monologue
01/08/2024 Two Voices 113 Didactic
01/04/2024 Live In My Heart, Rent-Free 148 Monchielle Stanza
01/04/2024 Odyssey 98 Verse
12/17/2023 You're Enough 112 Monoku
12/17/2023 Put Yourself First 334 Nonet
12/06/2023 Fatalist 101 Monoku
12/06/2023 Christmas Memories 154 Dodoitsu
11/26/2023 To Be In Pink of Health 124 Footle
11/23/2023 Divorce 93 Acrostic
11/22/2023 Nightmare 110 Tanka
11/14/2023 Save Your Breath 140 Monoku
11/13/2023 Supply and Demand 209 Diamante
11/13/2023 Magical 118 Acrostic
11/12/2023 Old Age 161 Tetractys
11/12/2023 Dead-End Street 170 Alliteration
11/12/2023 November's Fury 129 Ninette
11/12/2023 Titans - TB 141 Than-Bauk
11/08/2023 Body Ails Yet Spirit Soars 143 Haibun
11/08/2023 Languish 88 Sapphic stanza
10/30/2023 Knock 67 Dodoitsu
10/29/2023 Featherless Angels 105 Free verse
10/29/2023 Autumn Reverie 130 Monoku
10/22/2023 Siren 74 Verse
10/22/2023 The Unsupervised Stop Sign 100 Personification
10/22/2023 Journal 164 Verse
10/19/2023 All of Life's Roadblocks 107 Dodoitsu
10/19/2023 Musings On Faith 84 Free verse
10/16/2023 Ambivalent 95 Monoku
10/16/2023 An Absolute Certainty 115 Monoku
10/16/2023 A Wink From Afar 103 Free verse
10/14/2023 A Sealed Fate 80 Cinquain
10/14/2023 I Wish You Were Here 136 Free verse
10/14/2023 Love's Seed 65 Verse
10/14/2023 Simone Biles 188 Clerihew
10/14/2023 Awakened Muse 101 Imagism
10/14/2023 Smoke and Mirrors 62 Diamante
10/14/2023 Ivory 74 Pleiades
10/12/2023 Get Out of Your Own Way 157 Verse
10/12/2023 Distorted Mirror 74 Imagism
10/12/2023 Jocund 129 Monoku
10/08/2023 Stinky Shoe 137 Senryu
10/08/2023 Halcyon 139 Sapphic stanza
10/04/2023 Ripe For the Picking 73 Imagism
10/02/2023 It Happened On a Misty Morning 139 Verse
10/01/2023 Charles Bronson 103 Clerihew
09/29/2023 Graceful 114 Rictameter
09/23/2023 Floating 104 Free verse
09/22/2023 What Was I Thinking 143 Monoku
09/16/2023 World War 3 154 Verse
09/15/2023 Dolce Far Niente 76 Narrative
09/14/2023 Ocean 421 Other
09/14/2023 Expedition 166 Acrostic
09/08/2023 Decayed 120 Dodoitsu
09/04/2023 To My Dearest Children - Potd 321 Didactic
09/02/2023 No One To Come Home To 105 Verse
09/02/2023 In My Comfort Zone 75 Verse
09/01/2023 Gila Monster 129 Personification
08/31/2023 Inexplicable 58 Free verse
08/30/2023 Colorful 107 Free verse
08/26/2023 If Ever 217 Verse
08/26/2023 Out My Window 115 Free verse
08/23/2023 Beautiful 165 Verse
08/21/2023 Abandoned 205 Dodoitsu
08/17/2023 Inviting Twilight - Tableau 168 Verse
08/17/2023 Yen 107 Free verse
08/16/2023 Shots Fired 145 Verse
08/16/2023 Why Are We Here 223 Tanka
08/16/2023 The Mind Is the Freest Thing 162 Free verse
08/11/2023 In Pursuit of Elusive Butterflies 162 Free verse
08/08/2023 August 193 Acrostic
08/08/2023 A Fair Exchange 120 Didactic
08/01/2023 Quarry 126 Verse
07/30/2023 Look No Further 167 Triolet
07/29/2023 Peaceful - Potd 250 Light Verse
07/29/2023 Rain - Maryland 136 Haiku
07/27/2023 Obnoxious 215 Senryu
07/26/2023 I Kissed You With My Eyes 203 Rispetto
07/25/2023 Stalemate 121 Free verse
07/25/2023 Aubade 82 Verse
07/25/2023 Start Small 94 Rictameter
07/25/2023 Hey, Aggressive Driver 80 Dramatic Verse
07/25/2023 Narcissist 213 Other
07/25/2023 Emmett Till 177 Clerihew
07/25/2023 Hide and Seek 180 Diamante
07/24/2023 The Extra Mile 203 Verse
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Quote Left You can't be a poet without being in love with nature. Quote Right
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Quote Left When you don't know something, admit it, without shame. That's what being human is all about Quote Right
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Quote Left You repay those that helped you succeed simply by being humble Quote Right
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Quote Left Political correctness is an overrated virtue Quote Right
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Quote Left I'm a quasi-masochist. I don't feel truly content until I've suffered to achieve a goal in some way Quote Right
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Quote Left Success without struggle has the same bitter aftertaste as failure Quote Right
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Quote Left If you throw a stone at a honeycomb, you're bound to bother one too many bees. Quote Right
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Edward
Easy-going, Diligent, Creative, and Spiritual
Brother of Stephen, Mildred, and Jeanette 
Lover of Nature, Women, and Poetry
Who feels Pain, Love, and Empathy
Who fears The Unknown, Snakes, and Heights
I would like to see The Eiffel Tower, El Castillo, and The Great Wall of China
Resident of Moravia Park Drive, Maryland
Ibeh

For the most part, I'm a romantic poet, but I also venture into satire, humor, nature, spirituality, existentialism, etc. I don't shy away from the sad and dark themes as well. I started writing poetry in November 2006. However, after losing my poetry notebook with about 135 poems in early 2009, I lost my passion for poetry completely. I was jobless for almost a year due to the recession of 2014, during that time period, I reignited my passion for poetry to stave off boredom. I discovered Poetrysoup and started posting my poems in 2016. The first poem I posted, "Wings of A Butterfly." My poems "Sing To Me, Nightingale", "Unfulfilled Dream" and "A Waxing Crescent" appeared in the first issue of Poesis Online Journal. My biography and poem "Musings of An Aging Man"  features in the "My Poet Friends" section of Emile Pinet's poetry book, "A Match In The Dark." My poems "Say You Will," "Winds of Night," and "Echo Chasing" appeared in the "PS: It's Poetry" Anthology." My poems "Apogee of Grief", "To Be Loved" and "Sweet on You" appeared in the "PS: It's Still Poetry, Volume 2" Anthology." My poems "Ambling Through The Meadow" and "Depression" appeared in the "Reflections on the Important Things" anthology.

I'm currently working as a Lot Associate at The Home Depot.

I'm a Navy Veteran.

I'm Nigerian-American born in Lima, Ohio in October 28th, 1976.

I grew up mostly in Baltimore, Maryland.

I'm married to a wonderful woman(and Registered Nurse!), Helen.

I have a baby daughter named Isabelle.

Graduated from Lake Clifton Campus(formerly Lake Clifton Eastern High School), Baltimore, Maryland in 1995.
Graduated from Essex Community College in 2003 and Brightwood College(formerly TESST College of Technology) in 2005.
Certifications: Electronics Technology, Telecommunications, Fiber-Optics/Copper Network Cabling.