Abdulai Mansaray, author
You pierce the clouds with your smiling spear
Your flicker of light that brings out the cheer
In the moonless night of your dark less daze
From the bleary eyed to the seasoned glare.
The clouds float by and obscure your gaze
While children gaze at your nocturnal grace
You glide the sea of cumulous bliss.
Floating and sailing in my dreams of abyss.
Each passing night, beams your smile bigger
As each smiling face, makes the night brighter.
The bigger the brighter, the nearer the better.
As you inch your way, from my heart’s flutter.
The birds will sing and the insects will chirp
Long into the night, by the tireless twerp.
The cripple long walks, the blind for a glimpse,
In your earthly bliss, of a thousand winks.
The old will recall your nights and days
The young will venture with innocent grace
And yearn for a world of your earthly bliss
Deathly unaware of man’s eventual abyss.
Your thousand watt smiles, lingers through the night
With innocent bliss, I wander through the night.
With each passing night, you say goodbye
And night after night, you sing me a lullaby
Your smiling face is now just a flicker
Your journey is getting, just a bit quicker
But you keep shining, only for a while
As night sleeps into day, till the day is nigh.
From cradle to grave, you nurse my heart’s desire
If your earthly gaze, like a ball of fire.
You come out to play, in ecclesiastical attire.
Too late to see you, cause you retire.
Just like sunrise, you had your sunset
From cradle to grave, I had my mind set
That night follows day, and day follows night
Life will be tough, but will be alright.