Our Deepest Fear

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness That most frightens us.We ask ourselves Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are […]

Early January

Rudely, the breeze of harmattan slapped our door soundly that ears got handicapped and scooping water to kiss the body seemed a taboo and without it, scales would germinate on the body. Pathetically, some issues of blood will be made manifest even with nothing to feed their large mouths with […]

The Christmas Pup

Christmas Eve night, Santa spotted below a small form huddled on new-fallen snow; and though his journey was just under way, he ordered the reindeer to land his sleigh. As soon as it touched down, out with a bound, he ran to the figure hunched on the ground. Kneeling beside […]

Christmas

Steely sky seeps soft snowflakes gathering like a gown on green grass untouched, virgin, bright white Animal paw prints appear, pathway across, birds beaks seek suet balls birdsong greets our ears, joyful Late sunrise darkens days, waking hard early sunset evenings are warmed by flickering flames of hearth fires Church […]

People’s Approval

Born and raised in a wired clan Where what to do lay silently On people’s table… Grew up to a larger clan Where what to say rest boldly On people’s mouth… Looking beyond the sea I saw an age mate who lives Freely like a bird in the forest. And […]

I Feel So Lost

I’m not sure when it started or why it is so strong. On the outside I seem happy. No one thinks anything’s wrong. But on the inside I am dying, screaming for someone to see That the happy smile and carefree laugh is not the real me. I’ve never been […]

My Lost Love

POETRY: MY LOST LOVE I remember the time When you would bring home chocolates you’d received at school Just so that you could give them to me And watch me smile. Every time you’d say, “I love you!” And I almost did… I remember the time When you would save […]