Monday, July 17, 2006

unbelief, a poem


I remember a dream lost
Like a fable cast
In a passing wind.
I remember a premature victory
Cry, now uncried,
Since the quintessence we were
Of lifelong companionship
Has made me a liar.
Now I take it all back
The many years I lived a fool
Boasting to every ear
That what we shared
Defied even the gods.

© Nnorom Azuonye

* Unbelief is reproduced with permission