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Suddenly, all those years of reading words – beautiful, mysterious and frightful words were being let out — Naa Takia

Silver Joy

I let my thoughts loose to the winds. They brought word back. You were gone. Sailing with gulls on the early tide. Author’s Notes: I thought of calling this piece … Continue reading

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May 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Death. Rebirth. Old Souls.

Today I thought a lot of my old blog. My first baby. I remember how excited I was about blogging back then. I didn’t have much. I didn’t have anything. … Continue reading

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May 19, 2015 · 2 Comments

Green

  Tonight, I shall not grief of what lacks me yet. For even in the bloom of my full bosom, you teach me that love can never thrive where it … Continue reading

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May 13, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Artist and His Mistress.

  An artist once held his tease upon her bare shoulders, drawing away the tips of her reality over many different contours. Like a feather quenched the sting of an … Continue reading

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May 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

A crazy obsession with words.

I’m not the only writer who feels this way, or am I? That would be scary. Over the last couple of days, my ‘doom’ has been calling; you know that … Continue reading

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May 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

You probably don’t take writing seriously.

The other day, I had a chat with a fellow ‘penmonkey’ (May I, Chuck?). He’s one of the few early ones I met on this journey. He asked why I … Continue reading

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April 26, 2015 · 2 Comments

The Writers’ Doom.

Like darkness pitches its merit in the face of day,   they take over like an army of fireflies upon a night.   Spreading an unconscious awakening to each sentinel. … Continue reading

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April 24, 2015 · 2 Comments

Lonesome Someday Musing.

Who has time to speak some more Is the nod in our silence not words enough?   When touchy deeds no longer can sting they only betray immunity to a … Continue reading

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April 22, 2015 · 2 Comments

Attention Fellow Writers, Readers and Book Bugs.

Aside a lovely afternoon here in Ghana, guess what else I would like to share with you? While surfing my social media today, I saw a post shared by my … Continue reading

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April 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Along street edges.

Colorful petals drinking rain   along street edges. Authors Notes: Walking along the streets this morning, I noticed that plants looked a little brighter after absorbing the rain. It was … Continue reading

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April 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

In the jaws of an old song

Lying in the jaws of an old song the sunken pieces of a jaded smile brings an urn of cold grief. To where the sun is maybe-weary. Authors Notes: This … Continue reading

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April 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

…after you left.

And another thing I realized after you left… Life wasn’t hard. Afterall. Author’s Notes: I have come to realize that most often, we hold on to certain people and certain … Continue reading

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April 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Right’In

Suddenly, all those years of reading words; beautiful, mysterious and frightful words were being let out. Author’s Notes: I wrote this short piece based on how I started writing. Some … Continue reading

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April 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Rainbow Bubble.

Everyone deserves their own happiness. The kind that puts them in their very own rainbow bubble.                                                                     

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April 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

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

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