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 […]

The Roses Smiles The Same

This was once a happy place I for once was a happy face But now there is just empty space And for many years These walls haven’t heard your name But the roses smell the same My plain dull trousers, your bright red dress Lying around in such a mess […]

Without You. Without You

The blue skies don’t feel so blue The daisies have lost their hue The wise words don’t seem so true Without you, without you The green fields don’t feel so green I’m staring at an empty screen Everything’s lost in between Without you, without you The yellow sun is not […]

Advice To A Son

Never trust a white man, Never kill a Jew, Never sign a contract, Never rent a pew. Don’t enlist in armies; Nor marry many wives; Never write for magazines; Never scratch your hives. Always put paper on the seat, Don’t believe in wars, Keep yourself both clean and neat, Never […]

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 […]