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Common Poetry Questions And Answers

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1.) The genre of literature that focuses more on the use of lines and verses is called POETRY.

2.) When a poet intentionally omits word(s) in a poem, it is called ELLIPSIS

3.) The way or manner a poet has decided to put across his message is called STYLE

4.) A poem of sorr

In The Year 100BC

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In the year 100B.C.
jealousy was born

Only a fool will ask
"Is jealousy a disease?"

Eh! Man suffering it
go take tetracycline
and take it overdose

Jealousy's trekking down your street

The man

Rusty Skeletons

Confess your sicknesses
Let us diagnose thee
Confess! Say it now
Saying it is half diagnosis
For free, in case you do not notice.

Rusty skeletons!
Rusty skeletons covering themselves
With good looking skins
To sit and make

Ikemezue Ononye Wrote A Poem Titled Birds

Ikemezue Ononye Wrote A Poem Titled Birds

Birds are pleasant creatures with colourful
bodies and a beautiful voices.
Birds come in different sizes;
some are little while some are big.
Soaring at the highest point of earth
and singing like every little song
is in their little throat.

Birds, some are very friendly while some are scary,
birds are


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Are you not the same boy
who swings on guava tree?

Are you not the same boy
who swims the shallow stream?

Are you not the same boy
who rolls a tubeless tyre down the street?

Or the same boy
who loves to wrestle with friends,
playing hide and seek in dilapidated bakery,
singing loudly,
gambling with money on PlayStation2…
Are you not the same boy?

O Jesus! Reprimand le diable!
For Felix is still a boy of age 10

Everyone calls him Jumong
for acting Jumong

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is your destiny
fully in your hands?

Your destiny's
40% in your hands
60% in the hands of the creator

The creator of lily and rose
the rose is of better scent than the lily;

Without Meeting Challenges

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Lovers of poetry
With thy heart of patience
I have a message for thee

Oh! Shall I begin by saying?

I shall begin by saying that
Twisting of waist
Or shaking of heads
Or stamping of feet
Or clapping of hands
Lead to dancing

Foolish ambitions lead to merrygorounding

Awkward laughters lead to insanity

Who will ask for the king

Bird Channels

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Acoustic Poem For Nigeria


Nigeria, the black bleaching queen!

I heard you speak many languages

Graceous queen, how's the journey

Ever since the orthopedists at Privatization clinic

Reconstructed your muscles and bones?

I heard you still miss NEPA, NITEL

And other good bones taken from thee.

Samuel C. Enunwa aka samueldpoetry
(the magical Leo with wings soaring)

Acoustic Poem For Literature

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Lieutenant commander
In charge of
The battalion
Embarking on the mission to
Rescue souls
Agonizing in great danger and
Torments of circumstances
Until they'll finally
Regain their lost
Enjoyments and peace.

Samuel C. Enunwa aka samueldpoetry

THE Lord Is Your Hepherd

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The Lord is your shepherd
towards these greatness
of you poet
give me your handy shake
deserve you not these?

You do deserve these

You do determine great

And greatness follow thee
like foolish camels
trusting the nomads
wandering the

Work Can Cure A Waif

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If Love Is Breathing Fire

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If love is a distilled water
who will drink it?
I will.

If love is a caked poison frog
who will eat it?
I will.

I will swim through the sea
I will crawl through the hole
I will furnace through

Black And White Domain

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Black and white domain
The entrance is white
As white as the heaven's gate
The roof is roofless
The bright of light
Placed image of me in darkness
Trudging, crawling
Towards nudity bound in

Acoustic Poem For Ibadan

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Ìbíkúnlé, let me speak of your city
Blessed with celebrities and bushes
Àjàyí, the great warrior of Ibadan
Did you know Ajimobi retained his seat?
Are we to pray that 2nd term solves the
Nebules of his reign in your land?

Samuel C. Enunwa aka samueldpoetry
(the Leo with wings soaring high)

Mick Delap Wrote The Plights Of Nigerian Poetry


Even when we cry with our eyes full of tears, we can still see things.

The scripture says: my people perish because they lack knowledge. If such is the plight of Nigerian poets, it would have been better but Nigerian poets have the needed knowledge and they know the truth but refuse to let it set them free.

Nigeria is one among the developing nations of the world. A fact none can dispute but why should such affect the right recognition of Nigerian contemporary literature? Why should such affect the status of Nigerian contemporary poetry amidst the world poetry?

UK poets are well recognized (both classic


this what the yorubas call you

I can't dispute your name

Each night your skin glitters
we call it the stars

Each time you urinate
we call it the rain

And anytime you stick out your shoulder
from heaven
we make mistake and call it the moon

the king of these nine bubbles round the sun

The king larger than the

I Am At Peace

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11 Mistakes About chess

A mistake it is
to deprive your kids the learning
of chess

A mistake it is
to reject the precious gift
of a wrapped chess set

A mistake it is
to quit the game of chess
for you play it in your dreams

A mistake it is
to believe the game of chess
the worship

Samueldpoetry Says Hello

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Elegy To A Dead Friend

Dimitris Nwabulu!
Open your ears or can't you hear
the cockroaches in your cupboard
mourning your death?

Didn't you see
the emissaries of heavenly stars
paid condolence last night?
They wished you weren't dead.

How come you're dead?

You fearless Dimitris Nwabulu!
We knew you to be

My Pencil Is Still Sharp

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All these while
You oppress me with your money
Until tonight you realise your wife
My sugar mommy

Do Not Blame The Lord

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Ask The Fools

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Winners will want you win
Losers will want you lose

Haters are everywhere
Now that I feed my belly well

Ask the fools
Celebrating the pregnancy of

Will You Choose Argument For Your Right?

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When a hot temper impregnates
A mind
Verily verily I say unto thee
Arguments_ twin or triplet will be born

Can break up the bond

Two Black Ladies Kissing At The Beach

Two black ladies
kissing at the beach

One named Rita
one named

If I Could Picnic Up Above

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Some wishes are within reach
some are castles in the air;
so I lay down this wish of mine
amidst the petals of poetry

Oh! I wish
I could picnic up above
I'll pick the rainbow
to make muffler round my neck
visiting the eighty eight
regions of the sky

With my square and compass
I'll measure and calculate
the indigo desert
people call the sky

I'll make my tent_
mash tomato and pepper
to serve my rice and beans

Life Is Not Worth Hyping

Life is not worth hyping...
Listen fish,
expectation is not what it is
like cheap Jago milk;
large life saving nutrients
can be found in poor living
that's why
angels are in slums as uglies are in crowns

Life can be clowning at times...
situations that bring you frowns can
later bring you smiles.
Anything can happen,
have you not seen
a pig licking pretty mango?

Samuel C. Enunwa aka samueldpoetry
( the candid leo with wings)

Is This Your Pastor?

Who are those saying I’m a fool?
Are they men of this country?
So am I
Are they men of this city?
So am I
Are they servants of Christ,
Of Jesus Christ?
So am I
I sound like a madman_ but I am better than them (the wise)
I’ve worked much harder
I’ve been in prison more times
I’ve been beaten more times
I’ve been near death more times
Five times
I was given thirty nine strokes of cane
Three times
I’ve been beaten outside my country
I’ve been stoned
I’ve been trapped
I’ve been in transport wreck
I’ve been stranded
I’ve been in danger of flood
In danger of robbers
In danger of fellow country men

All this wars I've walked myself through
Is a prove I'm a genuine pasterA true man of God
I've been in danger of unbelievers
And that of fellow Christians
In danger of cities
In danger of forests
In danger on seas
In danger of false friends
I’ve worked, I have toiled
I’ve gone without sleep
I’ve been in hunger
I’ve been in thirst
I’ve lacked food, I have lacked shelter,
I’ve lacked clothing
Not to mention other things
And day by day
I see myself under pressure
My concern is for all
The fellowship and the church
When someone is weak, I feel weak
When someone is pained, I feel pained
When someone has sinned, I feel concerned
And when I boast, I boast to show things of my weakness
I do not swear
God knows
I lie not
But if all that is mentioned
You cannot find in your pastor
Then you should find a different church.

Samuel C. Enunwa aka samueldpoetry
( the leo flying with wings to the tempest)

Christian Beings Are Possessed

Christian beings aren't human beings
said the first Peter two verse nine.
Oh! They are the chosen generation
their priesthood hold a Christ affiliation.

Christian beings aren't human beings
they may wear the human looks_ fine,
and enjoy the fine earth's constellations;
their call to light stay the confirmation.

Christian beings are possessed
with Christ identity
and anyone may say:
"Oh, what ridiculous resolutions men take
when possessed with fear!"
Oh, yes!
I'm glad we are.

Samuel C. Enunwa aka samueldpoetry
( the flying divine Leo with wings)

Some Righteous Critics I Knew

When I said
poetry and poetics are
the sure apparatus for social interaction
between nerds

My literary nephews and niece
never complained
but some righteous critics I knew
filled their brains with
pagan thoughts towards me
planning to wet my parapet
with plenty buckets of petrol
burning me to powdery ashes
to take my breath

When I said
with poem to people that
pure nerdy association propagates geniuses
like sheep herds

My literary nephews and niece
never complained
but some righteous critics I knew
called me psychopath
so, quickly bring me
Arnold Sameroff's
Handbook of Developmental Psychopathology
to differentiate
true psychology from psychobabbling
I must
defend myself
against these psycho-fanatic psychiatrists
calling me psycho
planning to tie me to sick bed
in their psycho ward somewhere
because I said...

Samuel C. Enunwa aka samueldpoetry
( the candid Leo with wings flying high)

You're Divorced

Divorce is
better than love captivity 

You're divorced,
a good choice 

You're divorced
and now you're dating your pastor 

I have a lot to pour
out from the bottom of my bowels
but I'm not born to the shore of this world
to judge anyone;
God knows more... 

No leaf shall fall
without the consent of the Lord. 

Samuel C. Enunwa aka samueldpoetry 
( the candid leo with wings)

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