My sun is set
And the horizon westward glows gold
The storm is over
And the sea of life sings melancholy
Amidst groaning gunshots,
A goodbye general, song

I’m done living mortally
I’ve fought many a days bravely
I have fallen and risen
I’ve had my share of pain and I a couple times gained
Now my soul seeks for heaven’s gate.

I almost hear angels sing
My spirit fly away in unseen wings
Into the abode of Jehovah king
Oh angels come
Come fast like slow
and bear me on your wings
To my immortal home


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Jaachi Anyatonwu
Jaachi Anyatonwu is a poet, editor, and publisher living in the suburbs of Aba. He is the author of numerous poetry chapbooks and collections, and the Editor-In-Chief of Poemify Publishers Inc. Jaachi is passionate about discovering new voices and mentoring emerging poets. He is also a fierce advocate for the boy child and sexually molested.

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