Glorious

I believe I saw a sphinx. He stretched over his heels  eyes transfixed at a door, mine also I stood in front of it It had hieroglyphs on it here I could understand it and it read; “The volatile prose of a poet’s hand is dead.” When I looked back, the creature was gone like […]

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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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Aura

    Could you recognise the silence? That is what it feels like when Zenitude and woe swirl around in a chalice when crickets chirp louder, nearer when it’s too soon to speak up   The silence is the stillness of a waterless dam it is the look in her tearless eyes the doleful journey […]

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The Great Shepherd

Unto us a child is born A heir to the throne of David We have waited for so long even with our eyes we are blind     Remove us from the mortuary and lead us into your Sanctuary Our  hearts begged and wailed So he poured in abundance the Spirit of truth     […]

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Utopia

Hey Baby, won’t you come in? Before the brazen sun dehydrates your Ebony sheen. Come and I will take care of you, take you to a restaurant and pay for a room to rest your pretty head. Please sit with me, a beauty like yourself shouldn’t be outcha.  There are wolves and sharks, and even […]

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Lover

                               Lover                                    year gone by                                    Nights on […]

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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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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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The Bitter truth

I know not about your faith but mine has been far from smooth sailing. You see things were simpler in the mosaic time, more in tuned with the frequency of  human nature. The law was, “an eye for an eye”. Hate your enemy, love your friends. Then Jesus wiped all that away with his blood […]

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Beyond theories

What if we bare as we are Shallow as could be, are a body organ to an aboriginal life form beyond our science A wonder of a world beyond reach     Is it only theories and heresay or are we prisoners Could we communicate with our higher self, With God If there were no […]

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