Yet you groan

Thirst after righteousness:

your impossible quest

for holiness,

something better and rarer

than earth’s substance,

kind,

patient,

full of empathy.

your quest

for grief turned to joy!

you seek,

yet you groan in deep moans

for harvests that appear rotten.

 

Ada Agada is a Nigerian writer and Philosopher. He has written several novels and hundreds of poems.