Poems

Alexis Ogunmokun –

Watching Her Fly to Heaven

I watched

The caged bird

Fly to heaven

As she leaves

Hearts in tears

On earth

 

 

French Canada

Went to Canada

To learn

French

Then fell

For nature

Itself

 

 

Finally

I finally

Listened

To music

Live at the Chateau

 

Alexis Ogunmokun, from Bloomington-Normal, is a junior majoring in English Literature and Writing at Illinois College.

Alexis writes poetry for The Rambler.

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