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Random Blues: (Guns, guns, guns)

My ears are tired of gunshots My eyes are tired of tears Hear? My ears are tired of gunshots My eyes are tired of tears Of lives ruled by bile and blood And driven by a cavalry of fears Sleepless…

Random Blues: (Otolorin Blues)

Dare to be different Stop stomping on the beaten path Say, dare to be different Stop stomping on the beaten path Count Life’s manifold mysteries In the book of uncommon math Look up the sunny sky And count the teeth of absent clouds…

Random Blues: (The North-South Blues)

The North cannot hear What the South is saying Alas, the South can not hear What the North is saying They puff and puff and prattle Like two crazy children playing One says to the other: ‘Can’t you see I am your elder?’ Hunun, one…

Random Blues

If Life gives you a knife Look all out for the wisest wood Say, if Life gives you a knife Look all out for the wisest wood Let the whetstone lend you its sharpest wit Put the forest in the craftiest mood …

Random Blues: Giving, always giving,

But from whose beneficence have I received? Say, giving, always giving, From whose beneficence have I received? Think twice, my friend, before you ask The answer may leave you forbiddingly confused Born many years…

Random Blues

Between seventy and eternity (For Femi Osofisan @ 70) II Seventy momentous seasons And you swore: No Longer the Wasted Breed; We will carry our waterly blessings ashore On the sinews of Another Raft A new parable proclaimed our…

Random Blues

A brave new bill is stirring In the chamber of our Senate Hear? A brave new law is stirring In the belly of our Senate Self-serving, repulsive, utterly senseless, Another sick sign of a lawless state A lifetime bonanza for the…

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