31 Days of Poetry - Day 27 - LOVE IS NOT ENOUGH - by Rachel Ige

(... HER POEM ...)

Too many movies, too many scenes,
Too many things with love-full meanings,
Have got a ring, he gave it to me,
Have got love, the next to marry.

Mama, don’t tell me love is not enough,
We ll get through the storms, no matter how rough,
We ll sail through the stairs through unblinking stares,
The marriage is bound to last through the years.

Yes! He smokes the weed and cigarettes,
He ll stop soon and give me no regrets,
Though sometimes he beats me all up,
Tis’ his love that makes hate rise to the top,
Mama don’t, just wish me the best
Don’t! I’ll love till the grave


I'm out ma, I want to come home,
He is too loud, his voice a boom,
I know I said  love is enough,
But Only enough for doom


(... HER INTERVIEW ...)


EGC:  Your Real Name & Stage Name 
Rachel: Real name : Ige Rachel;  Stage name : Bellenoire

EGC:  Discipline/What You Do
Rachel: I'm a law student

EGC:  Other Creative Art Forms You
Rachel: Singing ( all for myself though,  lol.) I also write fiction, particularly flash fiction

EGC:   What Made You Go Into Poetry 
Rachel: I've always loved words,  creating a pattern and rhythm with it has always been alluring

EGC:  Kind Of Poems You Write/Perform
Rachel: I like to call it "life" poems,  the ordinary man's events.

EGC:  People Who Inspire You In Poetry 
Rachel: J. P Clark,  Maya Angelou

EGC:  What You Hope To Achieve With Poetry 
Rachel: Touch hearts,  prick consciences and draw smiles

EGC:  Your First Time At Be Blessed 
Rachel: First time would be 2014

EGC:  How Many Times You Came To Be Blessed 
Rachel: Twice

EGC:  Poets You'd Like To See At Next Be Blessed 
Rachel: Moyosore Orimoloye, Vicadex, Torpedo Mascaw and Agata Adedayo

EGC:  Most Memorable Edition Of Be Blessed And Why
Rachel: The 2014 edition. I can remember at least one line in most of the poems rendered. I saw love and felt like I was amidst kin

EGC:  What You Missed About Be Blessed 
Rachel: I miss everything about Be Blessed, most especially the harmony, different people from different states uniting over poetry and art. No one feels like a stranger

EGC:  What You Like About EGC
Rachel: it's consistency, education and fun.









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