Quotes by Ikeogu Oke


There is a grief no voice can speak,
Nor mind comprehend;
It cuts deeper than the quick,
And drips pain even after the end.

Salutes Without Guns


At love’s checkerboard of delight
Those who play victim botch the game.

Where I Was Born


No fraud escapes the searching hands of light.
And falsehoods, sown, germinate in shame.

Where I Was Born


The murderous eagle earns a worthy name.
The vulture eats the dead and dies in blame.

Where I Was Born


The murderous eagle earns a worthy name.
The vulture eats the dead and dies in blame.

Where I Was Born


They halve their worries that know what they want
And make it target of an earnest hunt.

Where I Was Born


They halve their worries that know what they want
And make it target of an earnest hunt.

Where I Was Born


It’s who steers a ship that wrecks its trip.
Where goes the shepherd there will go the sheep.

Where I Was Born


It’s who steers a ship that wrecks its trip.
Where goes the shepherd there will go the sheep.

Where I Was Born


Who steals a crown should humbly bear the blame
If his rule defames his people’s name.
They have a right to frown
At a king whose reign does not deserve acclaim,
And rise to seize their crown.

Where I Was Born



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