Thursday, December 18, 2014

Christmas on the Fatal Shore

christmas on the fatal shore
i ride the waves
of optimism;
turning on the light of reason
as i carry
the weight
of this secret love

your essence flows
the flame of passion
in festive mood; opening doors
my name
over the rainbow

your delicate love reigns over me
my heart
and soul
and liberating
my consciousness
as the jacaranda blossoms

i yield
to the overwhelming
of your love
and sublime presence
at the
dawn of reality

i become part of
something big
something so divine...
how wonderful
is the glorious
of light
this festive year!

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Songs of Narcissus

songs of Narcissus
i tweet
the new dawn of cyberspace

you sparkle like the
crystal blue
fuelling my longing

love flows
like the summer river of time
chasing shadows

the genius of selfie foretold
the emptiness
of the soul in disguise

email from the edge
the search for meaning, the rise and fall
of complex emotions

the moon in her element
the realm with gusto

the soul in Instagram
images of fun and frivolity

imagining the naked self in the
virtual universe of desire…
the terrible beauty of self-infatuation

i burn with joy on the digital
screen of wonder
as brain neurons light up the world

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Sharing the Light

i venture into
the stratosphere of compassion
like the sub-atomic particle
in love and emotion
sharing the light
feeding the hungry souls
in the baby universe of wonder
one refugee
at a time

new voices
capture the medium
tears of joy

the cricket sings
a lovely tune
with humour
my heart
sharing the love
and passion

poetry speaks
with lips of fire
on the wings of compassion
on the inner light and
my soul;
and suffering forever

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Under the Flame Tree

the desert rose blossoms
like the heart of the beloved
in the first light of dawn
flooding my cells
and tissues with
the oxygen of passion

in a burst of energy and creativity
in the defining moment of awareness
i lick her divine nectar
with hungry lips
under the flame tree of desire
as the butterfly flaps its wings

the naked wind anoints
my body with
her magic fragrance
capturing the moment
and opening my mind forever

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Friday, November 14, 2014

Chaos in the Dreamtime

chaos in the Dreamtime
yet, our hands touch
with such tenderness
my heart
as the divine
moment shines
awakening the soul
the fine flakes of joy
as we glide
into the living
radiance of promise

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Monday, November 10, 2014

The Longest Hour

dark days in the ‘hood
yet, your light
shines upon my
soul like a diamond in the sky

compassion drops like the elixir of desire
like the divine nectar of being
like the droplets of love molecules
dressed in silence and emotion

you bless my soul in the longest
hour of the night; opening my eyes to the wondrous
seeds of survival; anointing my body with
the sweet fragrance of reason

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Friday, October 24, 2014

A Drop of Honey

a taste of spring
in Terra Australis
hormone blossoms

cooling off…
i lick
the nectar with delicate tongue

the sun rises
on the mound of Venus
stealing kisses

a drop of honey and your
smile blossoms
like this daisy in my garden

longest night
i devour the yellow moon
in my first orbit

the blushing bride
in full bloom
why are we so lucky?

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Petals of Light

poetry comes alive
with joyful petals of light
as the lovely spring colours
adorn the meadow

the golden wattle sings
touching my heart
caressing my soul with the deep fragrance of beauty
this glorious day

i emerge from
the ‘hood of coolness like a hero
like the rainbow warrior
striving for perfection in the first light of dawn

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Thursday, October 09, 2014


on the cusp of greatness…
in my visual field
how wonderful is
the night sky
swollen with dreams?

bloodmoon in Findon
the sound
of heavenly joy

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Daughter of Dreaming

the heart sings
as i venture into
the wellspring of beauty
and find your essence

you are the chosen daughter of Dreaming
the silent gift of love divine
the blossom of desire
quietly ripening with the season

the earth moves in your sublime presence
and the air seems sweeter than ever
as darkness gives birth to the light
that shoots to heaven; purifying my soul

i sing like an angel on heat
like the rainbow lorikeet
proclaiming the tingling first kiss
of the amorous Spring; overflowing with love

i drink a cup of you with lips of fire
dreaming of the season’s promise
with great delight; giggling up the storm
under the rose petals of the soul

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

On the Wings of Progress

like an Amazon
you straddle two continents
transcending cultures
in your journey of self-discovery
tracing the footprints of the past written in the stars
when the universe was young

you march
towards the future
a whoop of delight
for the magic blossom

yet, nostalgia for the ancient
(and for the values
of your ancestral home)
to colour your dreams

you ride on the wings of progress
seizing the day with glee and feeding the hungry soul:
please don’t look back
don’t give up the struggle
don’t fall in love with the Kingdom
of your lost childhood because it will break your heart

now, be like me
embrace the new dawn
with all your heart and feel the difference
immerse yourself
in the intoxicating fragrance
of the beloved and taste her naked smile

dance with
the golden wattle
of desire
the wandering moon
and kiss the flame

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Friday, September 26, 2014

Hopes and Dreams

the frisky atoms
circle the mound of Venus
like the cosmic butterflies
the love molecules
as I nibble on
the luminous ear of the beloved

i pluck
the suns of Findon
with one hand
caressing the moon
the wicket paradigm
with hopes
and dreams

i float
like the wings of time sublime
like the true son of the expanding universe
longing for you
as the golden light
upon me
enriching my soul forever

the Mother Earth
listens to my heartbeat with passion
revealing the inner secrets of life foretold
loving me
dragging me
deeper and deeper
into her warm embrace
in the greatest hour of need

the secret
of survival liberates my consciousness
running through
every cell in my body
opening my eyes to a new life
of countless possibilities
a new world of love and peace
as cherry blossoms

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Two Hearts Meet

two hearts meet
in the crack dawn
morphing into oneness
like song and dance
in emotional ecstasy
creating and multiplying with glee

love blossoms
in disciplined silence
as light filters
through the darkness
filling my heart with joy

dinner in the Moonflower Palace
i feed the love particles
with wit and humour

the living bread sizzles
in the oven; splitting an atom
in the moist hour

How wonderful is the soul
in the state of great rapture?
the neurons
jump for joy
and my heart throbs
with excitement
as i savour your beauty

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The Edible Flame

the edible flame
of wonder quivers on my pillow
touching my soul:
the mysteries of life sublime
and filling
heart with joy

i enter you
as i enter the dawn of consciousness
by the crystal sea
morphing into oneness
sharing the mesmerising
sound of your heartbeat
as my neurons dance
to the ecstatic rhythm of your love

i sail through
the luminous canal of desire
in the moist hour
yearning for you…
how wonderful
it is to find your essence,
the inner light of your divine hotness
in the nick of time!

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Seeds of Destiny

you go from solitude
to solitude; carrying
the seeds of destiny
breaking through the fog in bliss
rising to the sky
like the staircase to the moon
like the love bird
of the realm
with a necklace of poems

you reach
the height of passion
singing my name…
finding solace in the glittering
pond of hearts
the sweetest spirit
in silence

who says
the light of change
is always bitter
the rise
and rise
of the lost boy
a refugee
in the scented lane of promise

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Tuesday, September 02, 2014


you are the sweet spring
of life
in full bloom
wholesome and pure
like the breast
of the desert moon
like the daughter
of dreaming
my soul
with sparks

sensing my hunger
you come to me in the moist hour
poetry blossoms in earnest
spreading intimacy
and putting a song on my lips

love particles speak to me sweetly
longing forever

you touch
my heart with love divine
seducing my senses

the alchemy of desire…
how wonderful is your essence
the magic
fragrance of spring foretold

i wrap myself
in your sweetness
the luminous beauty
the invisible love grows

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Sharing the Dream

you cradle my heart
in the cold and dreary nights of winter
sharing the dream; singing the divine melody
with kindness and generosity of spirit

i ride the waves of solitude
with lips of fire
savouring your beauty
under the rose petals

you are the magic fragrance
of desire in the cold light of dawn
a real spice of life
in the long march of time

i dream of a new life
garnished with your essence
the endearing tonic of joy and happiness
in the luminous landscape of wonder

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Friday, August 08, 2014

The Formless Journey

new dawn in Terra Australis
the African violet grows in silence
ravishing the pollen universe

the heart sings
flooding my humble soul with a
deluge of love particles

homeless children tremble
like the delicate
flower of wonder
facing the alchemy of growth…
rivers of tears
on the road to utopia

i hold your hand along
the fatal shore of time, as the roots
descend into darkness

we survived
the formless journey in style
hopes and dreams
in the City of Light
an amorous land of feathered splendour

esoteric truth revealed…
i feed the hungry soul in the ‘hood
changing my life forever

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Monday, August 04, 2014

In My Orbit

the new star trembles
in my orbit
as your name drops
into my heart
like love molecules from the face of heaven
like the daughter of dreaming bearing gifts
like a startled soul moist with emotion
seeking refuge in the canopy of my humble heart
and taking possession of me
i ride the hidden tide of oneness
winning the heart of hearts
as new love emerges from the sweet apple of desire
opening my eyes to other ways of seeing
you are the flame of flames (the rose of my desire)
how wonderful is your
golden glow
the taste of your
nocturnal imaginings sublime

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The Hungry Soul

you are the living
treasure of desire
the grain of joy
feeding my hungry soul
in the moist hour

you are the starry night of nights
that sings to me
as i quiver in you with delight
moulding the fecund universe
under the colourful light

i morph into your essence
as we celebrate the passion
of the dreamtime
massaging the paradigm with tears of joy
turning winter into summer

i taste a spoonful
of your beauty
in my darkest hour of need
finding solace
in your sweetness

your sublime fragrance drops
like honey on my pillow
like petals of glory at dawn
renewing my hope
on the fragile canvass of life

i tame the bees in silence
conquering the flowering
branch of the heart with glee
as your kisses burn through my dreams
oozing the divine metaphor

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Songs of Survival

when the future is bleak
and you see
a thousand shades of grey
on a cold winter’s day
sing Aussie

when the tide turns
and your boat
comes home under the white shadow
be cool. And do the right thing
sing Aussie and fill your heart with love

when your hopes
and dreams are gone forever
as the cloud bleeds
and you have nowhere else to go. Don’t despair
sing Aussie with me and seize the day

when the cricket does not sing
and your wounds are still raw
seek union with the beloved. You are the master
of your own destiny in the lucky country
sing Aussie and open the gates of dreaming

when you sit
like an orphan deprived
like a rabbit in the shelter of despair
pondering the imponderable (all is not lost)
sing Aussie and i will hold your hand

when things fall apart
in the darkest hour
and the centre does not hold
be like me
sing Aussie and put a rainbow in your heart

when dealing with
the ups and downs of life in Yawnsville
embrace the inner beauty of the soul
(keep your dreams alive even in the school of hard knocks)
sing Aussie and i will wipe away your tears

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Thursday, July 10, 2014


i witness
the birth of passion
as the divine light filters
through my soul
kissing me with sparks

my heart
leaps for joy
as love dances in my orbit
i morph into something new
something better, something more exciting

i dwell on the mound of Venus
and feast on her nectar sublime
we share the cup in silence
touching the heart…
exploring the depth of dreams

i wriggle
like the snake in the Nile valley
like a soul possessed
in the gentle
light of dawn

her infectious smile
mingles seamlessly with
the love particles within
as the radiant cloud of passion rocks my world
liberating my consciousness

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Thursday, July 03, 2014

The Flame of Desire

the mercury sinks
in the cold winter’s night
extreme vulnerability
to my soul
yet, i find myself in you
weaving dreams
and warming my heart
with the unquenchable
flame of desire as love particles converge
i discover the magic blossom
(the sublime fragrance of love)
in the luminous garden of the soul ringed by
the hill of passion in which the birds sing

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Pathway to Survival

the new door opens
and the Future
draws my soul into
her luminous orbit
pulling me back
from the brink
with delicate fingers

basking in the light
i discover
the inner
secrets of life
the true
depth of love
in the age of enlightenment

i smooth the rough
edges of reason as
colours my yearning…
i liberate my mind; finding
an immediate solution to my
years of anguish

i soar
like the hum of the cosmos
like this muse of desire
the sublime
power of your essence
in the womb of creation

behind the delicate winter scene
you dance
with great passion; sharing the light…
pushing the boundaries
of desire as the wind blows
my heart beats
like the talking drum of destiny

happiness runs through
my veins like this river of time
just as I conquer the fear of adversity
i find the pathway to survival
in Terra Australis
a silver lining
even in the darkest cloud

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Monday, June 09, 2014

Winter Night's Dream

winter’s night
one atom touches my lonely heart
songs of praise

saints and sinners
in the Dreamtime garden foretold
the rise of white blossoms
the vivid memories
of first love portrayed
how wonderful
is the tender hand of the beloved?

i hover in your orbit
like the love particle on heat
re-imagining the “i”

the ancient night
weaves a new
of reality
with words
of love
feeding my dreams

i come of age
in the nick of time
eating the moon

and the earth moves
and the frisky neutrons
strut their stuff
in silence
i take
a chance
on you and win

love illuminates
the attic of my consciousness
purifying my soul

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Monday, May 26, 2014

Longing for Home

each moment
of longing for Home
brings a torment
of some kind
a fracture
of the soul

the thought of divine love runs
through my veins
like the river of destiny

i search for the truth
in Terra Australis
stirring the lonely hearts

your lustful ways
of a novelty
a luscious taste of heaven
feeding my longing

hope jumps on me like
a shooting star
caressing my humble soul

joyful sound in Light Square
urgent dream
of the autumn leaf

a speck of light
on the dark
side of the moon
the vivid colours
of the mind

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Dream Blossoms

amidst the chaos
love dances like an angel
dream blossoms

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Monday, May 12, 2014

Songs of the Lost Boy

like a refugee from Mars
i arrive with nothing
nothing but the tears of sorrow in my eyes

lost in the ‘hood
only the moon comes to the rescue
providing succour; wiping away my tears
with a gentle hand of many colours

grains of love
on the fatal shore
feeding my hungry soul

i emerge from the thorn bush
of destiny with a necklace of poems
counting my blessings
drinking a wonderful cup of you

you whisper to me
in the moist hour; tempting me
with a drop of honey

i sense your sweetness in the air as i wander
into the wilderness with feet of clay
searching for the magic blossom
chanting the secret code of survival

new dawn. A ride on
the funky train changes everything
sowing the seeds of wonder

i search for the home
of my dreams divine; longing for you
like the true son of the soil
shining like the jewel of the Nile

i feast on the diet of pure love
cradling the baby universe with glee
a whiff of sunshine

my heart leaps for joy
as you sing my name under the rose petals
fanning the flame of passion
as the creative impulse flows

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Monday, May 05, 2014

Grains of Love

the golden grains
of love in Terra Australis
autumn rain

you quiver in my orbit
like the restless love particle on heat
oozing desire

it’s May Day in Utopia
the maiden
flight of the autumn leaf

love dances in the air
like the vines
of the naked eucalyptus in my garden

the heart sings as i bathe
in the vibrant glow of your beauty
savouring your nectar

autumn rose
i find my glorious path in you
putting down roots

your living fragrance energises my soul
like the fecund dreams of love
like the moons of Saturn

a thousand nights of autumn foretold
the triumph
of the human spirit

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Monday, April 28, 2014

Seeds of Success

now, unshackle your mind
and reach for the stars
for every atom
of your being contains
the living seeds
of your own success
the fragrance of love
sealed with a kiss

drive all the negative thoughts
away from your heart
and laugh and feel the love within
and dance with
the sun as the Flower of Being sings
behind the scene with amorous air
hold your head high
and sow the seeds of love

let success be your guide
don’t just sit there
like a soul deprived
wake up (embrace the light and feel the joy)
and cultivate your mind
and take your chance by the horns
and taste the divine
beauty of your dreams

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Autumn Chic

autumn in deep slumber
under the darkening sky
yet, your tenderness
whispers to
my hungry soul;
stirring desire
in my heart
showering me with the living
light of love sublime

i bathe
in your inner beauty
as cherry blossoms in earnest
a flurry
of love particles dance upon the sweetness
my consciousness
keeping my
dreams alive

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Loving Touch of the Soul

i walk along
the luminous path of wonder
searching for the definitive
vision of reality
in the empire of reason
surrounded by an intimate assembly
of thinking moons;
reflecting on the sacred
spaces of dreaming
touching my heart with passion

my eyes kiss the light
as i listen in silence
feeling the power of your love
rousing the wandering
hormones of your existence
in the process
i embrace the new dawn
of dreaming like a soul possessed
like this naked duck gliding across
the surface of the pond scratching for a living

gone are
the wasted years of vanity
the naïve
world of boyhood
painted with
delightful colours of wonder
the universe
was young

i search for clarity
in the garden of poems
under the
magic fragrance of jasmine
yet, this tempting
moon continues to dance
on my pillow; spreading new photons of life
the fecund songs
of love divine

you light
my fire with
your loving touch; stealing my heart…
i experience
in the temple of the soul
sowing the sacred seed of destiny
this glorious
of nights

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Songs of Love

poetic stirrings
in Findon
songs of love

on the Aussie soil
the rainbow speaks of hope

the desert rose
hovers in my orbit
feeding my hungry soul…
her divine
hotness flows
through my veins
like a mountain of energy
like this divine nectar on my lips
giving birth to boundless desire

inspired by the deepest
passions within my humble heart
i scale
the heights
of dreaming; longing for you
an intricate tapestry of the future
garnished with the warmth of love particles
the past and present

now, I live
in blissful
up the sky
the hormonal flame
in full blossom
the sweet buds of love with glee

you turn on the light
for rapture
as oestrogen captures
the moment
with a brave and roving thought
revealing your true essence
my naked eyes

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

The End of Sorrow

riding the tiger
i curry favour with the cosmos
the end of sorrow

a long match
to the depth of the Truth
autumn leaf

i bow to the Great Leader
of the universe
the author of my being

sing to me, cricket,
the beautiful
songs of joy foretold

field of dreams
i trek the rough edges of reason
the sound of broken life

i capture the elusive muse of destiny
the inner light
that animates my consciousness

i listen to the new voices
in the passionate vortex of desire
evening cool

fishing for the light
in deafening silence
i savour the sublime sweetness of your Dream

your essence glows in my mind’s eye
like this candle
in the temple of wonder

i probe the mysteries
of Terra Australis with the eye of an eagle
under the flowering sky

i fly like the gleam of light
into the heart of oneness
energising my soul

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Days of Solitude

after a thousand days of solitude,
i glide into the heart of the beloved
like the love bird of the realm
like this desert rose on a mission
breaking the back of adversity;
dining with the angels in the temple of capitalism

the golden moon
dances on my pillow
oozing love and desire
i taste the sublime freshness
of the baby universe
in the crack of dawn

i dwell in the crystal waters of your essence
the magic
fragrance of happiness
tinged with a wonderful
display of tenderness

the divine providence
shines upon me, this glorious moment;
blessing my soul and
liberating my consciousness
opening the quantum wave
of opportunity beneath
the skin of reality

i see the light of oneness in my orbit
as i feed the hungry soul
this day of days
i stand on the sumptuous wings of desire;
seducing the Divine
melting the cold heart of reason

you endow me with
the wonderful gifts of joy and inner peace
transcending the negative thoughts forever
i crack the secret code of survival
listening to the mesmerising sound of flowers
In this dream of dreams

©Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Lonely Night

in the dark
and lonely night
i find the light
turning grief
into great relief

love birds
in the hot pockets of desire
whispers of the soul

how wonderful
is the love-light of the heart
forged in the tough furnace of perfection
at the dawn of time

i become the true son of the universe
sharing the moment;
kissing you with sparks;
stemming the tide of entropy forever

animated by the lifelong
dream of flying
i take the citadel of learning by storm

flushed with beauty
i dance with love particles on
the mound of Venus

out of the shadows
i worship on
the alter of your sweetness

you sing my name under
the rose petals
and the word becomes flesh

i touch the hand of the Divine
the creative spirit
who seduced me
in the primordial garden
blooming with desire

love flows through my veins
in the darkest hour
nourishing my soul

i drop the amour of destiny
opening the window of opportunity
in this voyage of wonder

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Monday, February 17, 2014

The Thorn Bush

surviving the night
in the thorn bush of destiny
i distil your essence
in disciplined silence
enjoying the light breeze of emotion

two souls unite in the moist hour;
sowing the seeds of passion sublime
feeding the love molecules
with enduring pleasure (ecstasy of the gentle mind);
bringing great relief to my years of longing

love blossoms in earnest
as the butterfly flaps its wings
i tweet the wondrous
glory of the sunburnt country
staring into infinity

the thorn bush
drips with honey; filling my lonely heart
with endless joy and desire
yet, i sit like the rainbow warrior on heat
asking for more; dreaming of the new dawn of wonder

now, i bathe in your sublime beauty
as we morph into oneness
capturing the tender moment
and drinking a wonderful
cup of you with lips of fire

you are the light of lights
the force of nature
the majestic symbol of the living soul...
a Silver Star quivering
in my orbit

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Monday, February 03, 2014

Mystical Moment

solitude in the heavenly
island of bliss
i listen to the musings
of the eucalyptus,
the summer flowering genius
beloved of the gods

i capture
the elusive moon
in the sublime moment
of the soul
rocking the cradle
of memories with glee

how wonderful is the gentle
wind that sings a lovely tune
over the great dune of time
the divine petals of joy
as light filters through my soul

i crack
the secret code
of survival
of health and peace and happiness
savouring the beauty
of the desert rose

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

The Warmth of My Soul

the cold wind blows
under the darkening cloud of doom
yet, you continue to hover
in my orbit
like the angel of light
like the delicate Ballerina of hearts
like this golden moon
feeding the dream
in the warmth of my soul
a new universe of desire opens
giving me the reason to smile
i embrace the truth
and clarity of the moment
breaking down the barriers between us
ending the long
days of pain and sorrow

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo

Tuesday, January 07, 2014

The Birth of Light

you come in the crack of dawn
bearing gifts of wit and mystery
heaven on my lips

sing to me, little flower,
the golden
songs of joyful past

tempt me with
the power of your nectar

paint my soul
with the living colours
of life sublime

twice in the moist hour
you anoint my body with
the magic fragrance of your essence

the secret beauty revealed
in the nick of time
rhythm of the lonely heart

i dance on the mound of Venus
stealing the flame. How wonderful is
the sound of passion?

love drops like honey
like this precious soul in my arms
like this delicate bud at play

the birth of light foretold
a chance to
contemplate the new dawn of hope

© Lawrence T. Udo-Ekpo