Safe Haven

Pain held a portion of me in its domain, You extended a helping hand to halt its reign, The...

The Sluggard

Tomorrow crawls up your sleeves. You do not hearken. Rather, you kick up dust and play blame games in...

The City That You Were

I was Jos and he was Lagos. I was the quiet streets of Rock Haven: the houses separated by...

Smashing Writer's Block: Part 2

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Safe Haven

Pain held a portion of me in its domain, You extended a helping hand to halt its reign, The other portion sank in an ocean of sorrow, You revived it from the engrossing woe. Challenges fed my friable soul to…

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The Sluggard

Tomorrow crawls up your sleeves. You do not hearken. Rather, you kick up dust and play blame games in the mud while the frail eyes of your mind see other hands turning brown to green. Tomorrow cries as you kick…

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The City That You Were

I was Jos and he was Lagos. I was the quiet streets of Rock Haven: the houses separated by the heavy silence of unanswered ‚hellos‛ from neighbours. the absolute conservation of shades the trees cast here – was totally me….

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I Hide

Drapes, heavy yet transparent hide me from my shame, Guilt and secret pleasures Separate but within view How can I be so good yet so bad? How do I douse these flames of adventure? I question my thoughts They seem…

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Vows

Tell me You will love me Without flowers Lacking facial hair. And I will love you with no face beats, In absence of multi colored eyes. Tell me You will call me When I have no airtime, That you will…

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