What If?

What if I told you, I know the ghouls and ghosts under my bed. Syllable for syllable I utter their names. Utter in my head, punctuate with nouns, verbs and similies and still fail to call their name out! What if I told you I had skeletons in my closet. 6 feet past the coats... Continue Reading →

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Who Am I?

I am love. I am an attempt at love at least. Love is given freely, void of expectation. You don't need to be bothered if love is unrequited. Love is full, over flowing all the time. Love is a meandering manifestation of the many different imaginations my mind can contain. Anger, like the blocking beaver... Continue Reading →

Ulupwa #3 (Family)

Nsangu was awoken from his day dream by the sound of running water loudly splashing, from the direction of the living room. Nsangu shook himself loose of his day dream, glanced at Kabwata below. Turning to face the room, Nsangu followed the sound to its source. As Nsangu walked down the hallway, towards the living... Continue Reading →

30 Day Poetry Challenge; Day 26

Photograph You have always been beautiful, not just how you smile or dress, It was in how you looked when you held your tongue and glared, Put your foot through the ground and became immovable, Its hard to describe you to the world, you are mesmerising. Are or were, its all the same thing, Your... Continue Reading →

30 Day Poetry Challenge; Day 25

A Turkish delight Pink looks effortless on you, like a second skin Natural, like the pearls you wear when you smile, A bold mix of beautifully dark, with an extra cherry on top, Framing such beauty of an image upon heels Funny you dress clumsy but command attention placed upon your 6inch pedestal, Call it... Continue Reading →

30 Day Poetry Challenge; Day 21

Letter to Person You are a glorious manifestation of celestial brilliance. You're not as big as the earth or even as bright as the stars but do you know how many things are used just to describe you? The stars, the moon, even butterflies congregate when I see you And yet you can't even see... Continue Reading →

Growth Series

We are going to change the world. Words usually spoken with excitement. They were round the table snacking. Five friends on a mission to change the world. Well at least that was the plan. They would get hungry, stop playing video games long enough to eat and discuss their dreams. The loudest of the gang... Continue Reading →

30 Day Poetry Challenge; Day 20

Apologies Apologies for the late entry, Sorry, One word abused into submissive montony, We say sorry, but we're not sorry, Or maybe we are, whatever version of sorry we have in a loop, Sorry your lights ran out, Sorry for the funeral, Also sorry you couldn't make it for the wedding, sorry, Does it even... Continue Reading →

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