Month: April 2020

  • PoetryPhoto of Burial

    Burial

    I didn’t ignore your calls intentionally, I did not want you to see me crying Fighting my own demons I pushed everyone away I was even afraid of myself Too afraid that I may direct…

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  • Love PoemsPhoto of Letters From My Past

    Letters From My Past

    ‘N’ for nothing, You meant nothing to me I dated you out of pity. How could I let you go? I never loved you. ‘E’ for everlasting, You were my first, I thought you’d be…

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  • PoetryPhoto of Domestic Violence

    Domestic Violence

    How long will you cover-up? Gaggling in silence Living with fire in your bosom How long will you cover-up? Violence never validates being a man Real men have a good listening ears Real men love…

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  • PoetryPhoto of Dearest Baby Boy

    Dearest Baby Boy

    I had a dream Of your eyes They were glowing like his I had a dream Of your smile It was gorgeous just like his I had a dream baby boy Of your laughter Drifting…

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  • Love PoemsPhoto of Bad Boy

    Bad Boy

    I wasn’t born to say sorry I break hearts for a living I was born to make you paranoid and full of worry Give you love like it’s medicine Wishing you good night on the…

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  • MusingsPhoto of A Poem of Hope

    A Poem of Hope

    Though hail has pelted down on us as hard as pebbles, A cryptic pandemic from the gringos has taken its toll on us, It’s uncouth nature has obdurately placed a grime on our nabe, But…

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  • PoetryPhoto of The Missing Sunshine

    The Missing Sunshine

    We are the plants, seeking a farmer from the sun. Who shall raise the rays? We have no flower. We chose, they rebel. The land mocks us! Why did we look into the shadow of…

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  • Love PoemsPhoto of Goodbye

    Goodbye

    I have been hurt, trampled upon casted aside. Emotions toyed with feelings not reciprocated Have had to build a wall to protect my heart, feelings not expressed emotions bottled up I have tried running away…

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  • PoetryPhoto of See, I Did Something Wrong! (VI)

    See, I Did Something Wrong! (VI)

    I killed them, That part is true. I hated them; Made sure they knew. They never understood, They never tried. In a moment of clarity I picked the knife. She was first. Stabbed, Whilst she…

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  • MusingsPhoto of Sour

    Sour

    I’m sorry for all the pain I caused you even when you didn’t know what I looked like. I’m so sad that I did that to you, I can’t even remember. And also for the…

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  • PoetryPhoto of Too Sweet

    Too Sweet

    Too sweet, Black boy from the Lower Ninth Swollen face, wrecked bones, no sleep at night. Too sweet in an adult prison Trump’s America charged him with treason Giving Nova Bordelon a reason, To write…

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  • Love PoemsPhoto of The Abyss of Love

    The Abyss of Love

    What binds us, Has refused to separate us. Even when our bones become like an Old mare’s. Certainly, losing our love has never been visualized because it is typically a nightmare. Though in death, Where…

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  • Love PoemsPhoto of Burn

    Burn

    Talk about self destruct to a Tee I thought there wasn’t space for ought not even me I’d burned out, or so it seemed I wanted. Waited for death’s arrival. And then you blazed in…

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  • Love PoemsPhoto of Lost Love

    Lost Love

    I fell in love with you over night With the thought, that you are the best of mankind Your image clung on my mind With you driving me nuts With time, responding to the stimuli…

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  • PoetryPhoto of Dead Pen

    Dead Pen

    My pen is dead. A carcass. Lying still in my hand. She has bled too much and with every drop of her blood She sang songs of hope To the deaf ears of humanity. With…

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  • Love PoemsPhoto of Possession

    Possession

    As I took a bend of knee I saw him once more And he was certainly with his dove Like an Arabian king with his eagle, His dove rested peacefully on his shoulder He just…

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  • MusingsPhoto of Intimacy

    Intimacy

    Look upon me oh lord! And caress every nook of my being with your hands. Kiss my lips and cause me to taste the sweetness of your word. Drink from my bosom and wash in…

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  • MusingsPhoto of Aunty Ekute

    Aunty Ekute

    Hey you! Do you know me? I laugh in Swahili, “Kwahikikilinkinko.” I am Aunty Ekute, Also known as “Miss Sexy.” The one who eats more than you do! Don’t try me in any food competition.…

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  • Love PoemsPhoto of When I Marry Rimanto

    When I Marry Rimanto

    When I grow old enough to marry And have seven boys and girls Rimanto will be my wife And mother to my seven children When I marry Rimanto, You’ll not see me walk out in…

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  • PoetryPhoto of Hello

    Hello

    I’m afraidOf opening up.Maybe,Because my mum didAnd she was hurt.20 years later,The scar’s still fresh. My sister opened up;And she got hurt,She’s still tending to her pain.I know yeah,I know that not everyoneIs out there…

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