Poetry

Breaking through.

Reading time: < 1 minute The day was clear like a day in June, Except it is November and slightly after ‘noon, I was in one of those moods, Those ones where you brood, About the crannies and nooks, Of your life; so you start thinking to make moves, What to do? and what not to do?, Just when I […]

Poetry

Tell me your story.

Reading time: < 1 minute Tell me your story, Tell me about your life, Maybe I’ll feel sorry, Maybe I’ll understand your plight, Maybe I’ll understand why you’re suddenly so uptight, But if you don’t? Don’t expect me to know, That the scowl on your face is not merely for show, That your repulsive attitude is ‘cos you’re really on […]

Poetry

Ten

Reading time: < 1 minute   Ten, out of the chosen ones. Teniola, emerges the golden one. Ten times worthier than the average one. Tender, just like the sparks of the rising sun. Tender, even like tender itself. Tendrils gently shooting out by her feet. Tending to the feeble support that holds her still. Tentacles fiercely gripping as she shifts. […]

Poetry

Life.

Reading time: < 1 minute A sole battle constantly fought, By brave fighters of immense worth. Where some don’t last a round, Some pass around till they last. While some don’t get to take their gloves off. For these ones, Strength is not so much optional; It is an obligation. If the hay must see the rise, If their light […]

Poetry

Defiled.

Reading time: < 1 minute I lay down even though scared, Pretending that I had slept, While I took caution to shield my legs, With my short fiery animal-printed skirt. Alas, it wouldn’t even bend, To my very own will at best, It kept rising up my length, To the top of my laps, wielding its own strength. I looked […]