DUST FOR DUST
Thou home of divers being
White and black have you beget
Death dethroned through Cain
Home for all, Home you’re
The Creator had made you like that
Near the way, home was far
Cain slayed him, slayed with wrath
Thus, we wake a carcass on morrow
Crying for the dead with hearts so narrow
Home call, we sing at their funeral
The days in thee are ephemeral
Home you’re, home for none
Dust return, home for the born.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
I was born on 19th Feb. 1996. I hail from Ikire the land of Dodo, Osun state. I attended Holy Cross Catholic Primary School, Ikire. Having graduated, I was admitted to Saint Augustine’s Commercial Grammar School where I was elected as the Social prefect boy of my set. I was then one of the competitors group, a group said to be the community of the intellectuals. Having succeeded in the secondary school, I opted to study Medicine in the great citadel of knowledge; The Lagos State University, Ojo which was successful but to a different course, Physics.