Hope
Is a thing, sans feathers.
Yet,
Flying in the dimple of spectrum sky
Crawling in the mind like snail
Hope is the
Sea that dances a long mile
Flirting with the earth and the moon
Hope must be,
A bat dangling on a brittle tree to
Claw for scum.
Hope is a thing without feathers

 

BIO – Bakare Ibrahim Toyin is a native of Ilorin, Kwara State Nigeria. He is a young voice whose works have appeared on Africanwriter.com, Poemhunter.com, and powerpoetry.org etc. and in literary magazines. Bakare is an undergraduate student of IBB University where he studies English; He presently lives in Ilorin.

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