When I Was Born

I was born when lizards played
And children went to school

I was born when the cobra decided to dance naked
And the birds sang sonorously

I was born in the middle of the night
When the ants decided to topple the hills

I was born when the entire world
Was asleep, and when the spirit children roamed

I was born when no one was born
And the stars shone and the sky was clear.




Poetry by Onyeka Nwelue
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Written on 2006-05-23 at 10:06

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Alfred Iwerebor
So George, you were the noisy kid who's scream pierced my dream while I tried to sleep after a hard day's work?
Good writing. Keep it coming.
2006-05-24


Shas Ramlogan
Doesn't it always seem perfect when life is born? When times stops to kiss the beauty. This one i liked.
2006-05-24


Zainab
What a beautiful poems form all of your poems this is the best coz it's entertaining,fictitious but sounds true I just loved it.............:_)
2006-05-23