A Dash of Whimsy Series –
Okpeta, Gideon Iching is a Nigerian poet and has provided us today with an alluring poem that you don’t want to miss!
Poet’s feet: A footprint on the world.
Free me from the prison of this
let me journey on the oasis of your
I do not beg for longevity, i am not
under your slavery
albeit you think i am.
Legacies unfold on me like scrolls
a footprint on the world.
In a bit to console grief, i join Dave
Cocks to sing a bleeding voice.
“… Even every breath is a treasure
and in every storm, there are
Am i learning wisdom from life?
Life is a gift but what I give it
determines the size of my
How big is the masterpicece we
It should never be just a blank canvas.
Even when i become extinct,
i still have happy memory for
Okpeta, Gideon Iching is a emerging poet,essayist and a
technologist.He lives in Nigeria.
He’scurrently a student at Akanu ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwana Ebonyi State Nigeria,Where he is pursuing his undergraduate diploma(hnd) in Electrical/Electronics engr.Tech. He possesses great writting prowess on comtemporary issues affecting the
culture of christain society,ethics and morality; which he learned by intuition and research. Most of his poem appear at poem hunter online publishing website. Some of his poems have been accepted and awaiting publication at different journals, and magazines, and online blogs including Pondersavant and others.