Flower Child

Dear Flower child, Wouldn’t you be umbraged, if the ground swallowed you whole and ransom you for clay? —asked mother earth

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Unseen

You hear my voice only through the Psithurism of these pages My name is but an echo that resonates in your vital heart once at mid day. Grief is a lonely space that wreathes me with an all too familiar scent This realm of solitude bathes my skin with the milk of despair listen to […]

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Vanity

Dear Vanity, What a scruffy slutty one you are you have succumbed mighty men with your armoured weapon and ensnared kingdoms of Emperors in your grip you rave for enmity and war your reign stretches beyond mere eyes can see with your succubus sisters, Sex and Power you dominate and ruin the earth to rubbles […]

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Vortex

Cigarette lingers delivering a smoky kiss to her thorax Like the winter’s sun mystery shadows on alpine innocence will fade. He’d sit next to her Like the gypsy’s rendition, she’d become younger. His voice is her salt caramel mixed with charm hopeful till the end She is an Iglo His heart now her vortex lonely […]

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A look through 2018

The hand of the clock ticks. tocks. ticks At the beginning of the year, like a good number of us, there were nuggings of uncertainty pecking at every corner , but as days progressed into weeks and weeks into months, I began to ease into the year like a temptress breaking in a new pair […]

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Happy 1st

happy first

No one lives forever. Imminently our life essence escapes like a fleeting wisp of air with no warning, or justification.My beloved Aunty Stella was too beautiful for this world. We had our own Christmas tradition On 26th December I would call and wish her a happy birthday, she’d ask me about school (she passed away […]

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Paradoxical

  the voices of impaled promises is our Sonnet   These walls. They sequester us with the devil’s eulogy This city. It is not for the faint of heart   These ashes. They will scatter o’er the horizon   These words. They compress wishful thinking Into midsummer fables     *Where was I?   These […]

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