The Futility of Wisdom

These are the words of the Teacher, King David’s son, who ruled in Jerusalem. “Everything is meaningless,” says the Teacher, “completely meaningless!” What do people get for all their hard work under the sun? Generations come and generations go, but the earth never changes. The sun rises and the sun […]

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 […]

Not The Girl I Use To Know

You’re not the girl I used to know you’re a shadow of yourself I think I lost you long ago Like a book that’s left the shelf I hear the footsteps down the hall and I know someday that will be you leaving me, for good I’ve been sitting here […]

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 […]