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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My Ugly Notebook

This is where I scribble my fascinations. I go to it when I’m terrified, and when I need to confess my truest desires. It rescues me when I fall, yet plunges me into lucid hazes I so fondly wish to not wake up from. It holds onto my hand while coaxing me to look into […]

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The Banshee

The air that fell upon her face was warm, misty, stimulating her pores to collect sweat. She was in the park that night because It was the only place she could focus. The moon was full, It occupied a vantage point in the skies, a white core, which she thought looked like a pearl encircled […]

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Fire and Blood

The moon is forming. Arising from the east, “if you stare hard enough”, brother says, “you’ll blossom into a princess”. He says, into anything I desire. Tears trickle unrestrained, down down down to the angle of her lips. She wipes it away, so he inquires, “why are you so sad?” and she replies “I don’t […]

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