A generation lost in space

the generation lost in space

I once met a man His silver hair made love to the scanty black a nose like a nobleman weary eyes lumbering the earth with wary smile he double clicked an apparatus with shaky hands reminiscing on a time he wore a younger man’s face He spoke a forgotten tongue yet familiar tone He came […]

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Sensational eyes

sensational eyes

Haiku I tell you this fact These eyes are sensational They just can’t see far

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Him

He craves your thoughts, it’s true on this most rufous Tuesday  brooding  comets thus align roughed anecdotes by tantalised masses Hide yourself from incongruous judgement this guise to rob your inner peace shhh even the walls have ears arm yourself with electric artillery The silence of a falling  caribou barely visible from the milky way […]

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Celebration of life

    Encoré The magnificent stage light illuminates Each day the theatre curtains raise but the show isn’t forever     I know they played their lives well for even the people who did not know them sang genuinely of their kindness     I envy their peace they fulfilled their purpose and now a […]

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The day my boy became a phoenix

The day my boy became a Phoenix my skin was soaked in sapphire My  shambles   of a heart could not prevail amidst tears and disbelief   The day my boy became a Phoenix They gave me such a scorn We christened him Christopher, after his grandfather   He was inerrant in my eyes like no Jewel […]

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The awakening

Most times I prefer that it become adaptable to the audience by letting you read meaning into it, but this one is personal. We’ve had to deal with our fare share of insecurities in a way that’s unique to us. Ergo, no two war stories will ever be the same. After a scheduled coffee date this week,  […]

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No Man’s Land

We come from the same land dear brother, I trusted you unheedingly, We walked through the desert me, yearning for a new beginning.     Your skin like mine is dark your flag like mine is green I’m not a slave. But like the Portuguese pirates of the old world you’ve branded me, a cow and […]

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A Kiss before Friday

Let’s not play this game termed desire It tires me so She opens her palm and in the center of the crease a form, translucent, symmetrical like the dew-drop on a rose petal.   I  just want to talk about how I feel I’m meant to be somewhere next to you. and here you are, before […]

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Listen

Listen that is the shattering of a tempest soul when it broke, I realised that these wall around me is not distance, they are covert shields encasing me.     Although now, I see I made an erroneous conclusion. The guardian became the prisoner. I banged my fist, vér trickled down my elbow. my shield now […]

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Element

Love is when you go along with her outlandish psyche Not because you’re gullible, Because you like how her brown eyes lit up So complacently when she has her way.     Love is a fragrance so subtle and unique It trails you, and it rewards you by revealing its depth to you To love […]

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