Articles written by Mr. Marion Obafemi The Po Folks Poet

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Payback Is A Mother Lover

Don't be FOOLISH and wait until Mother's Day to express your love and appreciation for the woman that gave you LIFE. This is one of the most important writings I have ever been inspired with. It is dedicated to my mother as an expression of my love...

 

'WHAT YOU DID TO ME'

(VENGEANCE IS MINE SAYS THE LORD) Romans 12:17-19 As we enter into the New Year, it is important that we do not bring any bagage with us from 2022 and previous years that will hinder us from accomplishing our goals and receiving the blessings that...

 

SECRET PRAYER" (Matthew 9:20-22)

Copyright 2008 Written By: Mr. Marion Obafemi and inspired By: God When I am in pain, all strength is drained, and I have no relief in sight I look to you, to see me through, and make everything all right. When the Dr. has done his best, used all...

 

"A BRIGHTER DAY"

Copyright 2012 Written By: Mr. Marion Obafemi, "THE PO' FOLK'S POET" and inspired By:God "A BRIGHTER DAY " (Psalm 30:5, Isaiah 40:31, Galatians 6:9) We wouldn’t know there was an up if there was no down Wouldn’t appreciate a smile if there was...

 

"LORD BLESS THE CHILD

” Copyright 2014 MR. MARION OBAFEMI and inspired By: God My mammy, is never happy, until the first of the month My pappy’s, head is nappy, and he always gets drunk My brother, stays in trouble, with the local P.D. My sister, how I miss her,...

 

"MY RAINING EYES"

"MY RAINING EYES" Copyright 1995 Written By: Mr. Marion Obafemi and Inspired By: God Water falls from my eyes just like the rain No need to be ashamed, its how I show my pain Because politics is played like a dirty game I want to help is what they al...

 

A BRIGHTER DAY"

Copyright 2012 Written By: Mr. Marion Obafemi, "THE PO' FOLK'S POET" and inspired By: God "A BRIGHTER DAY " (Psalm 30:5, Isaiah 40:31, Galatians 6:9) We wouldn’t know there was an up if there was no down Wouldn’t appreciate a smile if there was...

 

"IT WON'T BE TODAY

Copyright 2012 It's the job of the devil, to make life unleveled, to destroy and rob and kill The winner in you, and he won't be through, unless he breaks your will. Satan ain't under the ground, with horns on his crown, or a fork inside his hand He...

 

"THY WILL BE DONE"

Copyright 2016 inspired by God Dear Heavenly Father, dont mean to bother, you but we need to talk Go wake up Jesus and Job, because I was told, they had a simular walk The Lord will understand me, because I've been nailed to a tree, blood dripping fr...

 

THE COMMUNUTY PRAYER

Copyright© 2022 By: Min. Marion Obafemi and Inspired By: God (Modeled after King Jehoshaphat’s prayer asking God to intervene in a time of trouble, II Chronicles 20:6-9) Dear Lord, the God of our ancestors, the God of heaven. All power and might...

 

A B.A.L.M. IN MONROE

(A SPIRITUAL solution to a SOCIAL problem) A B.A.L.M. in Monroe is a collaborative plan that every citizen, elected and appointed official, clergyman, and organization can participate in to help improve the image of Monroe while inspiring at-risk...

 

NOW YOU HAVE THE KEY'

Since this is the last week in the only month of the year that we set aside to acknowledge and celebrate our many accomplishments, I thought it would be fitting that I shared a poem that reaches back to a time before we were reduced to what we have...

 

'OUR BLACK LIVES DON'T MATTER

Please be careful while "smoking" (reading) this "joint" (poem) because it is laced with some powerful truths that might cause some to become "paranoid". In light of all the protests that we have witnessed over the past years expressing our...

 

"IF WE HAD KNOWN"

IF WE HAD KNOWN that the favor you did for us would be the last good deed of your hands We would have asked you to do something that was impossible for any woman, girl, boy or man Like walking the shores of the seven seas and count each grain of...

 

'COLORS'

The father of Black History, Mr. Carter G. Woodson, said, " When you control a man's thinking you don't have to worry about his actions". Colors have been used to manipulate our thoughts and behaviors since we were first introduced to them. In this...

 

"GOD'S LOVE FOR US" (God's Love Letter To Us) Romans 8:31-39

Copyright 2001 No height of mountain No lowness of valley No dryness of fountain No darkness of alley. No depth of sea No width of river No tallness of tree No fading of silver. No temperature of fever No strength of wind No change of season No...

 

"PUT DOWN THE GUNS"

Copyright 2016 On the 3rd day of the month after June Our lips were singing a famliiar tune Salt was poured into an open wound Two lives were taken from us much too soon Before we could see how their flower would bloom. On the 3rd day of the 7th...

 

"A VOW TO GOD"

Copyright 2017 Today when we jump that broom, the angels will sing a tune, that will reach the ears of God Proclaiming that this will be the day, that we stand before Him to say, that we are joined as one in our hearts When we march down the aisle...

 

"A BRIGHTER DAY"

Copyright 2012 Written By: Mr. Marion Obafemi, "THE PO' FOLK'S POET" and inspired By:God "A BRIGHTER DAY " (Psalm 30:5, Isaiah 40:31, Galatians 6:9) We wouldn’t know there was an up if there was no down Wouldn’t appreciate a smile if there was...

 

"THE PRAYERS OF THE UNBORN"

COPYRIGHT 2017 The sperm and the egg, came together to beg, God not to let their paths meet They didn't want the journey to begin, in this world filled with sin, and shaped in iniquity... Where up is down and down is up And, those who are full,...

 

"1 LOST FROM THE 100"

It is written that if you have 100 sheep and 1 of them go astray, you should leave the 99 that are still in the fold and seek to find the 1 that is lost. This is a fundamental teaching of Jesus that those who claim to follow Him seem to have...

 

"I WOULDN'T STOP GETTING HIGH"

The "joint" (poem) you are about to "smoke" (read) should definitely be "passed" (shared) with someone you know that may be struggling with an addiction. The drug of choice may be crack, cocaine, lean, meth, weed, sex, power or any other temporary...

 

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