Author Archives: Lazarus_of_Montserrado

About Lazarus_of_Montserrado

Lazarus (Hebrew: “God will help”) Siafa was born in Monrovia, Liberia, West Africa. A once abundantly prosperous and promising nation that was crippled by poverty, violence and corruption in the late 80’s to early 90’s due to a Civil War that lasted approximately 14 years. This blog is a collection of thought provoking, spirit lifting and ambition driven poems as well as spoken word written by Lazarus for those who share a similar dream and perception of life. The vision that no matter the obstacle, failure, setback, trial or loss in life that you hold the power to overcome it all. You may have been born to lose but in time can be built to win and God willing can accomplish whatever your heart desires.

The Sinner’s Prayer (New Revised Version)

Gracious and everlasting father, I come to you today with my hands held high and my knees bent in humble admiration for your presence in my life  Grant me the serenity, intuition and wisdom to understand life’s most complex and … Continue reading

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Complex Minds

Simple minds cannot comprehend what complex minds dream of. They speak of hate but the language of love is my native tongue  No two paths through life are ever the same, so the moment you stop to compare you’ll get … Continue reading

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He loved women but most of the ones that he came across didn’t even love themselves  So now you see how this misconstrued, misconception would only further damage his affection See, they were too busy dying to assimilate and giving … Continue reading

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   It’s no longer just about black or white, no sir see from the very beginning that was never really the fight. In order to truly understand the concept that seems skin deep. We’d actually have to educate ourselves and … Continue reading

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These lessons are for the ages. They have been passed down from generation to generation but have never once been written down on pages. So he began to speak and I listened. Who knew what I would possibly later envision. … Continue reading

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   It was once engrained in my brain that I was born to face immense adversity and pain So I do this because 1 poet plus 1 poet equals a community and baring my poetical soul is nothing new to … Continue reading

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  Some day soon I presume, I’ll pack up these bags and return home To the land of my forefather’s father and the land of my Great grandmother’s mother The land where diamonds are born, where Kings & Queens draped with … Continue reading

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