WHY OH WHY?

Why do babes cry?
Why are men’s heart desperately wicked?
Why are we never brother’s keeper?
Why are we never satisfied?
Why do people cry?
Why do people laugh even with pain in  heart?
Why pain in the world?
Why does poverty wreck havoc?
Why oh why?
an answer sincerely needs
to this very why of great disturbance.

Why are people depressed?
Why can’t peace reign
and as brothers live.
Why the killings
when same water flows through vein?
Why the shackles and chains?
Why the souls of brothers pierced in pieces.
Why oh why?
an answer sincerely need
to this very why of great interference.

Why can’t the depth be fathomed?
Why the disasters?
Why nature not be a total source of happiness.
Why do people sleep
and never wake up
When expect see another morn
Why do we create monsters
that destroys our vineyard?
Why do we create monsters
that destroys  our destinies.
monsters that destroy God’s own creation.
Why does the innocent child pay for crimes  unknown?
Why are the innocence Victims of victimization.Why of why?
an answer sincerely need
to this very  why of preference

Why does poverty bestow on many a degree in shame,
an honor without loyalty
Why are the saints greedy?
Why forgotten so soon
that blood on Calvary.
What are we so confused?
Why d we run away from the truth?
Why adorn ‘selves in garment
of lies and tears of sorrow.
Why oh why?
an answer sincerely need
to this very why of havoc and pretense

Why are we power intoxicated
Why do we follow traditions,
and think not howto rule our world.
why are all fingers not equal?
Why can’t friends lend  a hand?
Friend in need, a friend indeed!
Why oh why?
An answer sincerely need.
To this very why asked and not asked
To why[s] that plays on our intelligence.

why oh why!

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Akinola is a poet, a singer, a teacher, a minister of the word through poems. He lives in Lagos, Nigeria. He is passionate about writing and loves seeing people get inspired through his poems and creative write-ups.