Poetry et al

And as imagination bodies forth the forms of things unknown, the poet’s pen turns them to shapes and gives to airy nothing, a local habitation and a name – William Shakespeare

When I Started to believe I wasn’t my all…

When I started to believe I wasn’t my all, I was 13. I had just turned the age where I ‘had’ to fit in; be like everyone, act the code … Continue reading

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March 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Autumn

Two seasons contend April’s fate the ground summer falls her guilt and the old wind’s cold ogle –Naa Takia  

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February 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Keepers!

So a couple of days ago after the quite unexpected spurt of “Men! Which is yours”, I promised a continuation on ” keepers”. Now for those of you who don’t … Continue reading

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February 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Little Fantasies

You remind of me of Friday On the beautiful sand of noon we danced into the morrow I thought of you during summer Running to me with open arms Then … Continue reading

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January 31, 2015 · 2 Comments

Men! Which is yours?

So there’s a little twist today. I’m not here to talk about poetry or some short story. My focus is on the types of men…my view. Personal endeavors have led … Continue reading

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January 26, 2015 · 5 Comments

An Open Haven

Circling dim lights in an open haven smelling roses in the gentle meadow seeing time sprout from the ankles of the night feeling fireflies gift a wisp of life   … Continue reading

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January 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Poet’s Tone

He listens to the howls of the night and within its quiet bosom, he sets his thoughts on a soft trail. With his heart on a spark in the yawning … Continue reading

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November 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Blue

You ask me how I feel? Plugged! Oh yes, Like my breath’s gone to waste Like my sweat’s got no shame But e’en all, no They’ve been rather beautiful, somedays … Continue reading

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November 9, 2014 · 16 Comments

Nanouka

If she sings to your heart, why not? Does not a name make the soul what it ought be? Nanouka, what isn’t a woman with the pride of age; a … Continue reading

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November 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Winter

Soon, dawn withers; even the dew Minutes shorten, breath goes Life breaks, and the ground receives There comes the end to much; even silence Then words begin to chase winds … Continue reading

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November 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

That Time Jamie Oliver Made “Jollof Rice” #JollofGate

Originally posted on Rant-y African't…:
? Yes, guys, it finally happened – they finally got their hands on Jollof rice! Some context for those who don’t know what Jollof…

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October 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Eden

She wraps herself in pure austerity with steps, beautiful light thuds of bliss Like a pick of mild posies, she is before thoughts, a supple aura.   Tomorrow’s diurnal, a … Continue reading

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October 24, 2014 · 1 Comment

Sooth-Say’ Naught.

Life is a make of cores telling ample truths heard by all, yet none. And our perception of it is a knack budding into a one sided phizog.   We … Continue reading

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September 23, 2014 · 5 Comments

Primrose

I have heard that you have begun searching for what you spew when you run off under the green of happy meadows looking back only once, to forget.   There … Continue reading

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August 28, 2014 · 2 Comments

Before The Breath Of A Woman Goes…

Before the breath of a woman goes, her heart will become one with reality. Words will finally earn their fable and tales will finally tell their worth. She will move … Continue reading

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August 27, 2014 · 3 Comments

Scent of my kiss

I hope you will not look back and see the pain in my smile. I hope you will find none true but the days of our days past I hope … Continue reading

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August 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Happy People

We had all been happy, somewhat. In our plentyness, our littleness; in our knowledgeableness, or lack of it, we had all been content.   I’d say it wasn’t our inadequacy; … Continue reading

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August 11, 2014 · 2 Comments

RAIN

Submerge your thoughts in days before now Darn the moments past back together Hold the hurrying haze black It has been long Perhaps this is rain Or maybe just an … Continue reading

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July 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

I AM STILL TRYING TO UNDERSTAND.

ImageCourtesy: dayviews.com I am still trying to understand exactly what it is you feel Your uncertainties; your doubts your what ifs; your maybes Could it be the labels or the … Continue reading

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July 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

FULL IMMERSION

I often wonder if he remembers at all; that we used to walk hand in hand, kicking stones, breathing wild air and letting it out in a loud laughter. I … Continue reading

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July 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

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