Love

Loving should be true and visible It should come from the heart To know the true and visible love Is to find healing with the one you love Love sees beyond distance Love travels all the way It’s so powerful that it can conquer the whole universe And that is […]

In a world of beautiful women

We were both sitting In a little non-descript bar Where the loneliness Hung heavily in the air Like cigarette smoke. In nearly drunken conversation, You said you were Sadly obsessed By girl named Erica Who turned into A mythical dream and disappeared Like Daphne into a laurel tree. And I […]

When I Think About Myself

When I think about myself, I almost laugh myself to death, My life has been one great big joke, A dance that’s walked A song that’s spoke, I laugh so hard I almost choke When I think about myself. Sixty years in these folks’ world The child I works for […]

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 […]

You used me

You used me. I thought you were the key, But the truth is that you used me, So now I will never be free. I thought you loved me, But I was totally wrong, I thought you were my forever, I thought you were my song. Now I lay here […]