Lost across the leaves

They said goodbye:
we would be back in a while,
in the midst of lonely coast
wandering the scales of the
forest to see the street.
Rivers never brought back the
moment in the garden of their
the fate of their heart decided on
the brutal choices of gun by the
voice of torture.

Streak to fulfill the will they were
never taught,
the morals they never adopted by the
standards of integrity and

To return home unknown,
to tell the mystery they never foretold
across the hidden veils of trees across
the forest,
exhibiting the belief of broken

Ogunniyi Abayomi was born July 11, 1991 in the city of Lagos, where he resides. He considers poetry as a page of his life and aspires to create positive values to the world as a poet. Read other articles by Ogunniyi.