The Free gift There is a source to it divinely It does not discriminate No one should be deprived of it It doesn’t exclude animals or insects Plant and trees, it part of nature. For some it has to be paid for while it will be snuffed out from others unjustly For some it will … Continue reading The Free Gift
The newly wedded couple, Clinton and Judith, drove home after their wedding to enjoy their first night as man and wife. It was a long awaited night, it was a memorable night; they made love like it was the last time they would. Alas, it was. Judith woke up the next morning to find Clinton … Continue reading The Thief
If Crying Can Do Anything by Kay Ugwuzor If it helps to cry Then cry And like the heavens, pour rain From the clouds in your eye Soak your heart In baskets full With dauntless tears Turn your pillows To hard stones of sorrows Then pass the nights Without wink or sleep Turn out the … Continue reading If Crying Can Do Anything
It started gently,all of this You walked right in,with so much ease With simple words and light banter Feeling like we’d known each other Much longer. Maybe forever. I knew your soul was beautiful. It started slowly, and not by plan Simple serendipity You took hold just like a vine And wrapped yourself around my … Continue reading Heart Strings
“There is always my heart.” That was what she said when I told her I did not feel at home anywhere. And the way she said it, made the strong promise of the words themselves look minuscule. There was the look on her face that made it look like she was smiling and sobbing at … Continue reading There is always my heart
I fixed my gaze on the old crimson ornament dangling from the ceiling, and my face writhed at each jerking motion. Fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen… I counted in mind, too afraid to speak less I angered him. I felt an ache spread out from the base of my back, a confirmation that I was uncomfortable … Continue reading Tears and Blood
She comes slowly from the bowels of the building, like one emerging from a trance. Her limbs are laden, so she stops, leaving her sister to walk on alone. She takes in a lungful of air, marveling at its wondrous smell – the smell of freedom, and of rain. She wraps her arms around herself, … Continue reading Tears And Rain
I saw a woman, who lost her face, to ravages of cancer, her eyes met, the bridge of her nose, I saw a woman, living with pain, she inspired strength with sadness, my problems vanished, I saw a woman, who closed her heart to pity, lived with her fate, she smelt of decay, … Continue reading Woman Without A Face
Today we sleep with our eyes open, A promise by aspirants in the theatre of treasure. Today we awaken to the screams of terror In the desert wasteland; To the sound of kaka boom. To the pangs of seeming defeat. To the cries of loss. And to prayers offered the swollen mound of the earth … Continue reading Today Our Eyes Are Open
Am siting and watching life pass by… the sun is gone, dead-blue is d sky… the moon is early-up.. its blurred by cloud’s fog,.. so far away, yet so near… its lonely just as i am, down here… i see the clouds cover it, its brightness almost dimming… same time i feel dis malaise and … Continue reading Repression
Every time I pass by that spot, while on the blue bus, I wonder why life goes on. The streets are still busy, people are still shopping, even though your life has been snuffed out. You are dead, gone forever, snatched bloodily from the hands of those who love you. Tears have frozen in my … Continue reading Time Did Not Stop.
Last season We were together, Hearts entwined, Passions burning, Coitus made in heaven, One a compliment Of the other.