Simple naive girl

Simple naive girl

simple naive girl standing at a bay wind caressing her bronzed-red cheeks her skin decorated with chilling goosebumps She’ll be there much longer She never learnt her ABC’s she cut her locs and looks mad shabby talk is cheap, that’s everything she’s not One look and her face melts into your mind When a marigold […]

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Silent eyes

silent eyes

I was standing at the front of my mat with my feet rooted to the earth, much like a woman with silent eyes waiting for hours at a bus stop. Prudently listening and smiling, like her cares had been washed away with dunes on midnight’s wave and she didn’t have anywhere to be. Though she […]

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Delilah’s wish

Delilah's wish

She waited at the foot of mother’s rocking chair, next to the polka- dot curtains, cuddling her head between the flesh of her palms. Mother was 122 years old with the smile of a 6 year Mädel. Her silver hair was ankle-long and growing. She reminded Delilah of an orange orchid that blossomed in spring. […]

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Her Connection

Her connection

Today she saw a bird, black-feathered, orange-beak it was and next to it sat another together on a fence. She’d never had a best friend So the pen became her therapist as well as her mentor She made the mint pages of a book, her biggest patrons. Her favourite blouse leaves a trail of ox-blood […]

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Black realness meets pop culture

black realness meets pop culture

I’m still gagging. *Warning: this post is slightly ethnic heavy* To usher us into a new era of super fierce black realness, Solange released her new Album with her single “Almeda”. Here’s my 2 cents; Hello 911, what’s your emerg—? mumbles You say he’s suffering from persistent convulsions? Give that man a bolus of melanin […]

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The Test

the test

After my well articulated post of taking it easy and letting life happen few weeks ago, I went ahead and did something absolutely rash last week. I signed up for the language test. the registration for the exam is not a big deal, I mean normally people register for an exam they want to take […]

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God’s plan

God's plan

Everyday starts out the same—a longing yawn that spurs our entire organs to wakening. However they end differently. Sometimes different is good, other times it’s bad different. The high priestess draws are unpredictable Sometimes we wake up with a single goal in mind like, find food, the next minute a dentist is sawing off your […]

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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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My Silver Bullet

my silver bullet

I heard him cork the gun, I felt it aimed at my torso. I wrym and wiggle like a pregnant Caribou the end of today is the beginning of tomorrow so where I end, is the point you begin Borders are not my friend, regulations are not my Anthem Hard to live in a paradise […]

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