Though few our days may be
Like a handful of gold,
We should not sting like a bee;
The amount of joy we share
We will reap in a hundred folds.
Though few our breaths may be,
Our power to love
Endless, undying, ever and free
But whichever path we choose,
Time holds us in his noose.
Author’s Bio – Akinkuolie Oluwaseyi is a Nigerian Literature-in-English teacher who is in love with poetry.