Category: Four-liners

  • Rise

    Rise

    Rise Above my fears and your misfortune Above your failure and my weakness Today could just become your day But first, you will need to rise again Rise To the tune of your glorious anthem And the rhythm of my solemn pledge To the challenge of restoring the ruins And the labour of saving your […]

  • Shadows

    Shadows

    Why do the shadows look bright, almost blood-red?Strange hues of orange, like fire dancing in the darkRemind us of the forgotten, whose blood were shedAnd of fires we stoke as attack dogs keep up the bark We forged strange friendships on the altars of deceitBroke up alliances with those who cared how we fareSo when […]

  • Peter’s Witness

    Peter’s Witness

    The voice came gently; a whisper in the windA miracle-working teacher called out to meI wonder if He knew how much I had sinnedSo I told him, “Lord, please go away from me”

  • Peace

    Peace

    “Stormy days and troubled nights are borneOnly by souls secured on an anchor eternalUnafraid, unshaken, and surely not dismayedThey ride the storms, sleep through the nights Darkness brings doubt, and shakings cause fearWhile some run around, others simply melt awayBut he who trusts the Lord is like Zion, unmovingSupported underneath by the Everlasting Arms”

  • Freedom

    Freedom

    “If the Son shall make you freeThen you shall be free indeed”Iconic words from the GodheadNo truer words were ever said Free men still slaves of their desiresAs the Enemy stokes the firesOf their lust and endless greedBut ‘tis the Truth that makes us free

  • Thankful

    Thankful

    Hello! Welcome to my blog; I’m glad to have you here. I hope you enjoy this poem and hopefully, other posts. Don’t forget to like, leave a comment and share with others if you enjoy it. Cheers!     Sickness and tears; joy and laughter; sorrow and healthQuietly line your streets as the days slip awayFrom […]

  • Ayomide

    Ayomide

    Hello! Hope you are keeping well, and doing everything to stay safe in this COVID-19 era? I pray that you and yours will continue to remain in good health and prosper. We all have something or someone to be thankful to God for, and it is always is a great idea to celebrate those people

  • The Veto

    She sped along the plain, with impassioned gusto The wind whistled in her ears: an unclear alto Nothing would stop her now; ‘rush’ became her motto He better be ready – she needed the veto

  • Love Comes Softly

    Love comes softly, like a gentle breeze at dusk Hate kills quickly, like an elephant’s tusk Fear creeps slowly, like a snake upon its prey Faith goes boldly, not afraid to work and pray

  • Love Comes Softly

    Love comes softly, like a gentle breeze at dusk Hate kills quickly, like an elephant’s tusk Fear creeps slowly, like a snake upon its prey Faith goes boldly, not afraid to work and pray Toyin Taiwo © 2012