A Battle Of Resistance, Will And Compromise

Funom Makama By Funom Makama, 3rd Dec 2011 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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I was in the Hospital and then My professor told me of a patient who was in Coma for 2 weeks, but is back alive. I visited this patient and ask how it was like to be in coma. Then she said "It is like a battle between two worlds, Life and Death, coming back or forging ahead, and what makes it so difficult for me was the total darkness surrounding me".. Trying to assimilate this statement prompted an inspiration for this poem.

Vacuum Occupied both sides of me!

Here I am, standing all alone
feeling so isolated, depressed and lonely.
The serenity around me is void of Life and Hope
and vacuum occupied both sides of me.
All these condemned me to the feeling of uncertainty.

I just walked on without making a decision,
and what I see in front is different from my behind
like two distinct worlds but having one motive
one rejecting me and the other embracing me by all means.

The one in front was totally enveloped by total darkness
and I was so blind to the point I cannot see myself.
All I felt was doom and extinction
and this feeling grew stronger the more I stare.

Brown Rocks Gushed Out Silvery Water

Full of fear I turned back to the other world.
The elements of Nature were in weird exhibition.
The Dark-red Sun, emitting melting fire,
and space coloured in a Purple-Orange mixture.

Brown Rocks gushed out Silvery water,
Large and bottomless Pot Holes as wide as Nations existed
and filled the Earth as though the aftermath of the end of age.

Different questions and scenarios flooded my mind
my complex feelings, combined by all negatives,
helplessness and hopelessness already weighing me down
and worst of all guilt was making me want to explode.

The slavery to Drinking disgusted me

I focused more, down one hole
and was raged on a girl been raped,
felt intense shame
as Divorced Parents neglected their innocent Kids
sympathy overtook my being as children die of Poverty.
Not taking this anymore, I searched for a better alternative.

The second Pit showed no sign of peace,
I felt humiliated at the killings and wars,
the slavery to Drinking disgusted me,
the sexual adventure with Animals insulted me
and the rampant dirty Politics embarrassed me.
Of course! This is also not a place to be.

A force behind me ensured I never turn back

My mind is now made up to turn back to darkness
as I did, an endless Bridge appeared.
I walked through it with ease and Pleasure
and a force behind me ensured I never turned back.
With my destination unknown, I resisted strongly,
then I realized the Bridge was closing up from behind.

This definitely indicates a Journey never to return
and seems to be the road to my slaughter.
A conspiracy from the two worlds to bring me here.
With my maximum resistant force, I ran back
and just at the end point of its closure,
I jumped swiftly with my eyes closing in reflex.

Opening it, I found myself lying in a Room,
very weak and in white clothing
surrounded by heavy equipment and electronic gadgets
and disturbed by computerized simulated sounds.
Even with a blurred sight, I tried to figure out where I am
then I noticed a woman in white as she screams "She is alive!"

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author avatar Retired
3rd Dec 2011 (#)

Its a scary world out there my friend,
When the greatest love does end.
It breaks your heart into two,
And you ask whats wrong with you.

Try to beat yourself up till time,
Finally says its not your crime.
Its their loss for they failed to see,
The real value of the person in me.

Slowly you turn and walk away, tears in eyes,
But who would bother about that pain and those pained cries.

In apathy they live it alone,
With pained heart to atone.
Keeping the face up to the sky,
While into Creations Arms they fly.

In love Creation does say I do,
For I love each part of you.
I am the Sun, the moon and the stars,
I see your life, past, nears and fars.

Golden Sunshine, ray of light,
Silently watch the world till night.
Then lend the light to the moon,
While the crickets and owls croon.

Glowing Yellow disc my call,
Watching each rise and fall.
For what it was, is and forever shall be,
The great giver of life for free.

Turning back to the darkness behind,
Is the best that one can find.
For on the road ahead you'll see,
A Silver lining in this mystery.

For everything happens for a purpose in life,
Everything happens for a choice in strife.
It is based upon the thoughts you make,
The actions, the choices with no retake.

In time you'll see the facts my friend,
Remember Creations round the bend.
That is the time you will break down and cry,
Asking all of Creation how and why.

Would it bring back actions of past,
When you lead a life so fast???
To feel the thrill that gives you the life,
Perhaps even removes family and wife???

A dipsomaniac thinks in bottle,
While all life it does throttle.
When they do awake they are filled with guilt,
Filling love planting that seed on silt.

What is the use of living that life,
If they cannot learn from pain and strife.
They put the greatest wool on eyes,
Behind those great crocodile cries.

Then in time they take that road,
To find out where is the One with sword.
Finally reach the bridge to cross,
Still on the works carrying such loss.

Only to discover one had a vision ahead,
And pulled out eight from dead.
Only to see them all fall down one by one,
While the favourite one became a nun.
She is the only one who survived,
Because she in her heart revived.

The Greatest Love that brought the tears,
That assuaged the calm and fears.
Unbiased non judgmental and complementary,
In harmony that works in contrary.
With constant beeping of life to see,
She does from death break free.

By Anisha Achankunju (C) 4th December 2011

Its the answer to what you have written. Only the one who it is meant for will understand.

Take care.

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author avatar Funom Makama
3rd Dec 2011 (#)

Wooow!~~~ Aiyanna, this is super. Thanks a lot.

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author avatar Sheila Newton
3rd Dec 2011 (#)

What amazing poetry my friend. And I love the accompanying images. What a lot of thought went into crafting this article. Super. I also like Aiyanna's poem back to you. That's a nice friendship. I'm impressed.

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author avatar Funom Makama
3rd Dec 2011 (#)

Hey Sheila Newton!~~~ its been a while. Thanks for stopping by.. I hope u r good.

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author avatar Retired
3rd Dec 2011 (#)

Funam, The greatest thing when you battle two worlds and come back alive is that you begin to see the world differently to the extent that the whole world may think you to be weird and distasteful.
There is no guilt but you begin to feel the connection with the other side and that enhances itself beyond compare depending on the level of acceptance.
It is during that battle you see that thread of life being pushed and pulled and the reactions of shuddering on the body taking place to the extent that people deliberate whether he/she is going to live or die.
When they do live, it is the power of their mind that brings them back to who they want to be and with that they live and everything around them is a god given fantasy as they have kissed the hand of death and returned back to live life beyond what normal people would even understand it to be. They call it an Out of Body Experience but it is more a life changing experience.
Watch the movie Ghost Dad you will know what I mean. It is his daughters' spirit that brings him back to life after he puts her back in her body.
I love that movie a lot.

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author avatar Retired
3rd Dec 2011 (#)

The side they choose is the most important, either it is the light or the darkness and that is seen in their actions and deeds and the call of why they want to live again.

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author avatar Funom Makama
3rd Dec 2011 (#)

woow!~~~ Great share Aiyanna and thanks a lot!

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author avatar Buzz
4th Dec 2011 (#)

You not only specializes in medicine, Doc my friend, but also poetry. Excellent!

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author avatar Funom Makama
4th Dec 2011 (#)

Thanks Buzz... I knew u will comment soon and I have been anticipating it.... U r a nice friend.

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author avatar Elisha
5th Dec 2011 (#)

wow you are good. its lovely

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author avatar chinex
5th Dec 2011 (#)

NICE ONE . PLS BRO, I DONT HAVE ACCESS TO PAYPAL AS A NIGERIA, HOW CAN U HELP TO RECEIVE MY PAYMENT

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author avatar Retired
6th Dec 2011 (#)

Lovely poetry...thanks for sharing....

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author avatar Funom Makama
6th Dec 2011 (#)

Thanks a lot starrleena..

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author avatar Ivyevelyn, R.S.A.
7th Dec 2011 (#)

Thank you for this interesting information, Funom.

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author avatar Ivyevelyn, R.S.A.
7th Dec 2011 (#)

Please look into World Vision.

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author avatar Funom Makama
8th Dec 2011 (#)

u r welcome my dear Ivy!

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author avatar Md Rezaul Karim
19th Dec 2011 (#)

Wow.. great piece of work..

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author avatar Funom Makama
19th Dec 2011 (#)

thanks a lot Md Rezaul Karim

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author avatar vpaulose
25th Dec 2011 (#)

Dear Funom,
Long since I heard from you.
Thank you for your friendship and promoting me in this site. Wish you a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year. Hope the new year will bring us closer and make us more fruitful.
Paulose

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author avatar D in The Darling
25th Dec 2011 (#)

Beautiful and touching. Lady Aiyanna put her own spell on me too. You guys my sit down!

Merry Christmas to you my brother and your entire family.

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author avatar Funom Makama
26th Dec 2011 (#)

Thanks a lot D in The Darling. Your words are so encouraging

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author avatar Funom Makama
26th Dec 2011 (#)

Vpaulose~~~ I sent you a message in one of your articles and I hope you've read it.

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author avatar Songbird B
29th Dec 2011 (#)

Imaginative concept and so well written Funom..

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author avatar Rathnashikamani
31st Dec 2011 (#)

Great poetry!

Happy new year!

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author avatar Funom Makama
31st Dec 2011 (#)

Thank you so much Songbird B and Rathnashikamani... Happy 2012 to you all...

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author avatar LOVERME
5th Jan 2012 (#)


''WE ALL ARE JUST PASSERS BY
AS TIME PASSES US ALL BY''

Each morn I arrive,
at my last resting place ,
to place a flower
upon my face
and
feel enamoured,
all friends my steps ,
do stlll trace
and
continue to read on
still with grace.

Am I the Shakespeare
Who, once was!!!

BUT strangulated
BY THIS WIKINUT SITE UNFAIR ...INJUSTICE ..NOT TO ME
BUT TO MY READERS
PLEASE NOTE let not others .. try to over shadow your works.. by posting lengthy ones ..
thias is a rat eat rat world today...

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author avatar Denise O
12th Jan 2012 (#)

This was a very fascinating poem to me. Our nephew whom was just 27 passed away this last year. After being in a come for a little over 3 months. I know he heard us, I know he came in and out but, I just wanted to know, what are you thinking Nick. I don't know if it was this but, you sure do paint a great picture for those that lie in this state. Thank you for sharing, just a brilliant piece.:)

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author avatar Funom Makama
12th Jan 2012 (#)

Thank you so much Denise and I am so sorry for your Loss~~ May his gentle Soul rest in Peace....
And also thanks for ur compliments..

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author avatar Denise O
20th Jan 2012 (#)

Thank you.:)

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author avatar LOVERME
14th Jan 2012 (#)

Mark can you please tell me WHO IS FUCKING JAMES ?????
IT GETS ME GRIPES

Only simple business men are genius...
they can fish into pockets of RICH dopes...
who think they could have been POPES...
but you know how business men with words play ..
and their acumen display .they use their sweet tongues ... cleaned and polished ..then they alone ravish
AND GUYS FEEL RAVISHED..
HAVE A GReATE GR88888 DAY
BUSY -- U ---MAN= BUSiNESS MAN

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author avatar LOVERME
14th Jan 2012 (#)

Anyone in coma is 97.9999999999999percent dead ...
but as brain is not dead ,coma patients come alive but
they can't say where and for how long they were missing

WE RECENTLY HAD SUCH A CASE... IN OUR IMMEDIATE FAMILY.
ALSO I HAVE COME TO FIND A FACT ..THAT I CAN REDUCE MANY COMA'S GUYS FROM STAYING IN COMA FOR SO LONG ...
IF AND WHEN YOU BECOME A DOCTOR ASK ME AND I SHALL TELL YOU.
YOU CAN MESSAGE ME ON my last poem here
DREAMZY Internet
thats where we could converse
thanks friend.

Mark can you please tell me WHO IS FUCKING JAMES ?????
IT GETS ME GRIPES

Only simple business men are genius...
they can fish into pockets of RICH dopes...
who think they could have been POPES...
but you know how business men with words play ..
and their acumen display .they use their sweet tongues ... cleaned and polished ..then they alone ravish
AND GUYS FEEL RAVISHED..
HAVE A GReATE GR88888 DAY
BUSY -- U ---MAN= BUSiNESS MAN

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author avatar bronnamdi
14th Jan 2012 (#)

That's a nice poem Funom with great pictures to go with it.

The mention of coma in the introduction caught my attention. My father died last year after being in coma for a few days. Coma is a divide between life and half-dead; closer to dead than life. Those who survive it are thankful for another shot at life.

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author avatar Funom Makama
15th Jan 2012 (#)

thanks a lot bronnamdi.... I really appreciate it... Where are u? In 9ja?

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author avatar Sivaramakrishnan A
18th Jan 2012 (#)

Imagination and harsh facts make a potent mix, Funom. Great word and world play. Despite much suffering, we want to cling on to this body and world - siva

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author avatar Funom Makama
1st Apr 2012 (#)

wooow.. your comment is an excellent description and summary of this Poem Siva.

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author avatar LOVERME
21st Jan 2012 (#)

DREAMZY Internet

Let’s all dream a dream of our own,
In a world we all live alone,
And as we dream,
Let’s not go down
That stream,
From where there is no return,
For non-swimmers,
Of the mundane universe
And,
If those who wish to continue to dream,
Let them do so,
But do not scream,
This world is a dangerous place,
One of extreme,
So don't upon the Internet rely,
Its dicey friends,
That’s why,
The Internet,
This is a toast for you.

FORGOTTEN ME FRIEND?? NEVER MIND

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author avatar Barine Nakwaasah
2nd Mar 2012 (#)

You are so good. Keep this up!

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author avatar Funom Makama
5th Mar 2012 (#)

Thanks a lot and welcome to wikinut

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