Alexander’s guide to Relinquishing control

control

It takes a lot to admit I have a problem. It’s not exactly a habit. I doubt it’s as easy as quitting sugar cravings, perhaps everyone struggles this at some point. I may have written about this previously in subtext. Hi, my name is Idara-abasi and I’m a control addict. Origin I guess this stems […]

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The sky is falling

The sky is falling

The sky is falling. I said it before, so let’s talk this bizarre climate changes. One day brimstones will rain down from the sky. We just can’t keep ignoring this. Man’s carbon footprints is crazy high, it’s destroying the planet we swore to love and protect. We’re advancing in technology but making primitive mistakes. The […]

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Musical chairs

musical chairs

Beware. the war isn’t over till it’s over and someone is bleeding scarlet on marble floor Yes. the hands of time are ticking, ever so irritable, never reversing. Always tinkering Look how far i’ve come, embracing the parts that weren’t elegant Only to strip down the old tinsel and spray on a new paint I […]

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A New Day

The moon draws a curtain in the early morning. Dew drops settle on grass leaves in uniform beads. The Cock wakes up from his usual branch and rattles other woodland critters. They stir up a fiery ruckus after satisfying their hunger. All except the Koala whose psychological rhythm is the opposite. Natural light slowly sets […]

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Dark times

dark times

The world is ending I heard her pleas The ground has opened to swallow up human kind Wolves move in packs so does man listening for sign of life beneath the earth the end of us could be a beginning of another The world is ending haven’t you heard? the ninth wonder of the world […]

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Another day, another year

another day, another year

Every time it rains You’re here in my head like the sun coming out I just know that something good is gonna happen I don’t know when but just say a decree and make it happen… Cloudbusting, Kate bush Today is infamously the day my parents arguably claim I was born on. I have no […]

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Do you read me?

I watch you daily because your history leaves a cache trail of fine print. I notice the whites of your eyes gleam at a variety of anonymous sites. Registered in the clouds are a collection of stories, and photography, too many to count since the lovers of art walk a nostalgic part. Each artist’s works […]

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Dear African Child

Dear African child

Dear future daughter, Your existence will neither be easy nor transitional because of where you were born On a community soil dampened with ancestral woes far humungous baggages will be place on your delicate shoulders luggages you can’t escape, linked by earth and blood seen and unseen forces will work against you men will dismiss […]

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Bubbles & Sunshine

The yellow pages of life does not promise a forecast of  bubbles and sunshine. Many times we venture to different paths and end up toiling unsuccessfully. We take risks,  casting all including our soul into the wind, and still  it makes no substantial difference. Being unsuccessful is a tedious lifestyle nobody chooses, rather it chooses […]

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STRANGER LAND

My first weeks in Austria. Although Austria is quite close to Hungary, about  4 hours drive, I’ve only visited the place in my dreams. 16 days ago,  I unplastered myself entirely from one country to the other in search of…. well I really don’t know yet. My blindsight, as I’ve realised, is that I tend […]

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