Lady. Beautiful lady. To the woman within me, the woman I hope to become and the woman I hope to raise. Pretty, pretty butterfly, blooming from a tender caterpillar. Ridding itself of society’s idea of beauty Beautiful melanin goddess of the Nile. Guinness eyes, whisky skin and cotton hair The plump in your lips, the […]Read More POT OF GOLD.
How many of us think of the person they wish to spend the rest of their lives with as the one? That one person who makes you smile just by the sound of their voice or the mention of their name? I’m sure you’re thinking of someone now. Yes. That feeling might be the most […]Read More THE ONE
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Hey Guys! This week I have a guest poetry piece for you. The writer is the talented and very beautiful Bamidélé Malaika and if you’d like to see more of her pieces: @ahren_bami on Twitter. The poem is a sort of letter to herself, similar to what I had spoken…
NB: This is a mental illness awareness post and contains vivid descriptions of the incident that may be uncomfortable for some readers. That chair. It was strategically placed at the corner of my bedroom just in front of my desk. I always saw it as a nuisance since it took up so much space. But […]Read More MIDNIGHT WANDERER
A SHADE OLDER; KNOWING ME AT 21. I’m afraid of the dark and insects of any kind make me scream louder than a roller coaster. I cannot go to my room on a rainy day simply because I’m scared of thunderstorms and lightning strikes. My imagination tends to betray me at such times. There’s a […]Read More EST’96; TWO DECADES AND A YEAR!
She…… She’s a lover’s labors’ lost She fits in a miscellaneous time zone like a glove Like a beautiful merged work of art between paint brush and mosaic pieces, her body is THE work of art that only Matisse can explain Her love burns like a spear into the subterranean never land She screams her […]Read More ELLE.
If you took a pen today or sat down at your favourite corner with your laptop and cup of coffee to write to 2016, what would your thoughts drive you to write about? If you were to read a book that described your life this year, would you change the prologue? Make some edits on […]Read More 366 DAYS UNSPOKEN.
Twice in my life, I have fallen in love. Some would call it luck, I call it a lesson. From my last post, you’d probably think, the second time fell in my favour because after all second time is always a charm. However, it was the complete opposite. Here’s the thing though, after my first […]Read More EXPIRED MISTAKE.
What happens when you get caught between the moon and the heart of Taurus prince? Do you fall in love or do you dream for a thousand lifetimes? Do you ever wish for a second chance to meet someone again for the first time? To take back your words each time you talk to him […]Read More THE TAURUS SCAR.
Love has suddenly become a drug that most of us crave for only when we need it. We need it to get high only when we feel distressed or we’re in need of some fun. We use it as a label to avoid the reality, when in real sense we don’t even know what it […]Read More Illusions Vs. Reality; Love and Relationships.