Is it the night, something about its still heaviness that brings some of my favorite hymns to lips Like all the other days, I have struggled to pursue a lighter … Continue reading
The roads yonder sometimes longer than we see One life ahead; several follow We’ve been told of Heaven and Pearly gates We’ve been told of Earth and Satan’s mates Of … Continue reading
Where I come from art doesn’t sweat it doesn’t put food on the table and it doesn’t retire a good life But this is the path I have chosen It … Continue reading
Jonah must have been stupid. He went down to Joppa and took a ship for Tarshish when he knew very well the sea was God’s playground. No one could possibly … Continue reading
There are lots of things I need to learn about writing; How to ctrl my emotions so the words won’t hurt Where to fit the gaps so I … Continue reading
There are those who search and find There are those favored by chance There are people, like us who stay at the other side never to come around There are … Continue reading
But what more can a lover ask except a single beating heart Not the morning but sunshine kisses that set on still cheeks Not the night but the warmth of … Continue reading
There’s always something new to discover when you push yourself out of your comfort zone. Yesterday was Wednesday Poetry Evening, an initiative by @AfroBloggers. Every Wednesday evening on Twitter, a … Continue reading
The mirrors are thrown in place and reflections own their own The mind conceives and the roads break Man desires and his heart clones.
When winter was frost and autumn was gone When spring was over and old homes came calling When greens blossomed and the birds sang sweetest When hearts grew lighter and … Continue reading
He would consume her Body and soul Pleasing the hunger that ardently rose within her loins She could only have him a few hours after the sun Not more—she wouldn’t … Continue reading
There are those things in life you cannot have; the things you want the things you think you need They are usually the ones you cannot put reins on Some … Continue reading
And the good thing about tomorrow is that our love, after racing wild winds will be spread under the sun’s open light and the echoes, left far behind.
I watch you go and the frozen grounds of my heart keep their still Tomorrow will not come and I, my darling, do not wait on this sun to rise.
When we have to say goodbye it isn’t words that carry our emotions for our tongues grow too numb and our voices too frail But we pray our last wishes … Continue reading
So sudden in love we die out leaving a painful flood of thoughts Then our reason for going down old memory lane becomes a quest to collect the last flowers … Continue reading
To overcome the pain of your perfidy I have to live For now I am convinced that in our conscious lagging behind realism time gives chance for pain to rust … Continue reading
The falling and falling into bottomless nothing Sometimes I wish that I had hit ground already. Author’s note: This brevity poem was inspired by my writer friend @amegaxi. Sometimes it … Continue reading
We will denounce our indulgence forcing ourselves into dark times and blocking all light ways We will carry our grief on our sore necks and curse at the sun that … Continue reading
We are all voyagers holding out our compasses unsure of the next hurling tides From whence the winds come unannounced we are left with countless questions trailing our footway like … Continue reading
You wear my soul out raining words that chase me back into time —into the joys I once found in them and then into the grief that let my death … Continue reading
It’s quite a cold morning here in Ghana, but no morning’s an excuse to skip writing right? Yes! So if you’ve been following my poetry lately, especially on instagram, you’d … Continue reading
Don’t we all have our sails up anticipating a sand gathered shore with fallen coconuts Haven’t we all at sometime rowed our oars after the trails of a tiptoeing sun … Continue reading
I wrote many ends to an antagonist story and every time his concluding lines raced me back to where it all began. I figured, perhaps the end to this scuffle … Continue reading
I’m super excited to host my first guest blogger on poetry et al. I’ve not met Amma yet, but for a long time, I followed her posts keenly. Her lines … Continue reading
Some days back, I followed a link on social media to read what I thought was going to be an interesting article. I must admit, I closed the tab right … Continue reading
To think freedom in love is everything without restriction(s); devoid of borders. Surely not! Comment Prompt: Do you think love has got any restrictions? I’d love to know your thoughts … Continue reading
By that time you wake from your forty winks, I will be gone —long gone with the remaining days that keep you watch. Comment Prompt: People don’t stay forever, especially … Continue reading
After many months this song still gets to me It opens up my wounds and wakes my bitter insides I, having become such unhappy drifter would still stir to the … Continue reading
How I long that you would look upon me as the Harper looks upon his harp; her many strings, her forte, her music.
We farther along spreading joy; folding up our ruins until after the sky.
It is not impossible to write every day. No. I recently read an article about how important it was to dedicate 30 minutes of time each day to writing. It … Continue reading
I hid your character in a book thinking you wouldn’t have anymore power over me. But alas, I had put you in the exact place where you could very much … Continue reading