12th January, 2012 By Moyosore Orimoloye

12th January, 2012

The world stood silent
That day we decided not to march-
For fear of jackboots,
For fear of AK-47 rifles,
When Omar and Esele
Realized they were mortals.
Someday immortals would die
For a free Nigeria.

By Moyosore Orimoloye


Moyosore Orimoloye is a young obscure Nigerian poet, with a few poems published on friends’ poetry blogs and some poems due to be published by Kalahari review. His poetry “bursts out of his soul like a rocket”.

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