— His words are as smooth as butter, but in his heart is war. (Psalm 55:21) — “I’m throwing you a welcome party!” Kike jumped excitedly into Titi’s bed jostling her awake. Still very sleepy, Titi turned languidly to look at her aunt. “Are you happy?” Kike asked flashing her thirty-two widely. It’s been over a week … Continue reading HAZE 2: The Unveiling
THE WAIT I.) Wait for me! Tarry, Mon Diamanté For it’s a long journey- Across jagged rocks of despair- To the oasis of sweats. I am on the roads, At the junction of hearts. I drive in haste But love is a snail. Wait while I come to thee. II.) You must wait- when I … Continue reading The Wait
So much fills my heart for you Talk about last night- gently knocking my door Was the text you sent me, talking of how dear i was to you This is the icing on the cake ’cause thinking of you alone rocks my boat i wake up in the morning shine to the rhythms of … Continue reading Letters To My Will Of God
Elizabeth sat on the couch. She had killed a cockroach some moments ago, before increasing the volume of the sitting room television, and when she looked towards the side where she had watched the cockroach quiver to death, it was not there anymore! While she was still holding the remote control towards the tv, her … Continue reading Total Guilt
Hello, December It is time to remember A time to ruminate Even as we jubilate. Remember when we started? On that first day when we shouted Happy New Year? And then proceeded to share Food and drink, and then sat down to write And make resolutions, wrongs we wanted to right Goals to achieve, heights … Continue reading Hello, December
Damon staggered into the fairly big warehouse on Third Main Ave. The warehouse was old, abandoned and practically deserted, save for the spread in the corner, which served as his bed, some bundle of clothes tied together to make a pillow, some beer cans and cigarette studs littering the ground as well as a wooden … Continue reading Love and Revenge
Time’s a’ wasting Days, hours, minutes and seconds. You sit back and wonder again- ‘How did I let this happen? What on earth has come over me?’ But we both know there’s never one answer. And probably, There just may never be. This past-time is tedious I’m sure you would agree. It absconds with all your … Continue reading C.r.u.s.h.e.s
Just when you think you’ve known it all, Something comes along and your knowledge like a pack of cards all fall. Mixed emotions I’ve got running through me, I don’t know what to think so what to understand is quite beyond me. You sit up at night drawing up plans. Your heart is full … Continue reading Sleepless Thoughts
I thank you Lord for this surge of poetry Flooding through my gentle soul, Looking for that outlet to vent itself. Indeed, I indulge my self in its oceanic rendition, The spontaneous overflow of emotions; Recollected in tranquility. Wow! What effulgence! I surrender my being to its leadership, The leadership of those gushing hormones As … Continue reading Spontaneous Effulgence!
I ran to my room, where I shut my eyes and covered my ears, to wash away the image, to drown out the sounds, but it was all in vain. Things had seemed fine that morning, we had all eaten breakfast together. Then I had pestered daddy to take me to the beach, he finally gave in and said … Continue reading Shattered glass. Splattered blood. Piercing screams.
By Ochuko Tonukari Not too long ago, an exciting debate came up in our local church. It was such that we heatedly discussed ways in which parents need to re-examine placing gender stereotypes on their children, specifically boys. There were many eloquent speakers in the church that day but frankly, I was somewhat impressed … Continue reading How to raise the kind of Men we would like to Marry
To love is to grow vulnerable Not to ailment’s ailing touch but to hate’s trepid lurch For as the ocean hasten to the sandy shore So does our hearts budges to its soothing succour When pride dines with prejudice at ego’s table Then we must feel the numbing pain of love To love is … Continue reading Love’s side effects
Have you been hurt or you’re presently hurting? Maybe someone you trusted stabbed you where it hurt most and you are emotionally battered. You know how it is; giving someone you thought was worth it all your heart and then all of a sudden, you realize the person took your heart, wee-weeid on it and … Continue reading Emotional Healing