True self

True self

Your longings attached to a thespian smile captivates a wandering soul tho’ it’ll take you a while longer to remember how to breath again. these nimble feeling in your bowels is rumbling, swelling up, bursting out your spirit is an unrestrained beast recycling the dreams you’ll dream again like a sillouette in the dead of […]

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Emerald city

Emerald city

Mirror mirror, What if I was a stranger in Emerald city, ten white horses galloping in front of me, leading the way to the King’s quadrangle, where I bow to her royal highness. I’d serenade her and spill some tea….perhaps even all of it. It would be nice to live and let loose, not a […]

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The language

the language

Puff it once. Let the smoke dance on the skin until you sucks it back like vacuum. And your eyes overflow with tears like a breaking dam. Pain is a painting of haunted memories you treasure. But if you blood turns black, you’ll risk playing Russian roulette with demons. Living in a society with borders […]

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Simple naive girl

Simple naive girl

simple naive girl standing at a bay wind caressing her bronzed-red cheeks her skin decorated with chilling goosebumps She’ll be there much longer She never learnt her ABC’s she cut her locs and looks mad shabby talk is cheap, that’s everything she’s not One look and her face melts into your mind When a marigold […]

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Mathyr

mathyr

He just doesn’t know how to turn a blind eye to the needy and braves through the scourging sun to rain down favour from the universal angel of love         Tattooed to the back of his hand is a sketch of the world. He knits together the tapestry of lost hope. At […]

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Silent eyes

silent eyes

I was standing at the front of my mat with my feet rooted to the earth, much like a woman with silent eyes waiting for hours at a bus stop. Prudently listening and smiling, like her cares had been washed away with dunes on midnight’s wave and she didn’t have anywhere to be. Though she […]

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Delilah’s wish

Delilah's wish

She waited at the foot of mother’s rocking chair, next to the polka- dot curtains, cuddling her head between the flesh of her palms. Mother was 122 years old with the smile of a 6 year Mädel. Her silver hair was ankle-long and growing. She reminded Delilah of an orange orchid that blossomed in spring. […]

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If only…

if only

if only I had enough time to say goodbye to the rustling fig trees. that coax the aching silence of the moon. Auf Deutsch Wenn ich bloß nur genug Zeit hätte um sich von den raschelnden Feigenbäumen zu verabschieden. dass die schmerzende Stille des Mondes überreden.

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Her Connection

Her connection

Today she saw a bird, black-feathered, orange-beak it was and next to it sat another together on a fence. She’d never had a best friend So the pen became her therapist as well as her mentor She made the mint pages of a book, her biggest patrons. Her favourite blouse leaves a trail of ox-blood […]

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Black realness meets pop culture

black realness meets pop culture

I’m still gagging. *Warning: this post is slightly ethnic heavy* To usher us into a new era of super fierce black realness, Solange released her new Album with her single “Almeda”. Here’s my 2 cents; Hello 911, what’s your emerg—? mumbles You say he’s suffering from persistent convulsions? Give that man a bolus of melanin […]

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