as life goes by (a poem) by Hyginus Ekwuazi

Next year… next birthday…. next Christmas…. and time sneaked in unannounced, uninvited sweeping it all away: the years the birthdays the seasons— leaving behind, only the fragments of the memory of a life and of a face too blurred for memory… in the twinkling of a lifetime.     From the collection, One Day I’ll Dare…

Maybe, a tale for Someday

Maybe someday I will write that poem, of lives that mattered and lies that counted. Maybe, I will sing a song to show the beauty of the wrong that brought about this long tale that I call life. Maybe, then, it would not seem important enough, with time’s chime lost to the exigencies of what…