WHERE’S THE GOOD?

Where’s the good in the promise of torture In the fire Lakes invoked by the preacher Where do you get the strength to believe in the perfection Of a deity whose cause brings infection Leaves the mind inflicted Dull and restricted To worship in naive conviction A Lord who hides his vision Places harm in…

Hello there – here’s my life update.

The excuse is that I’ve been busy, too consumed by life. The reality is I have enjoyed putting until tomorrow the things that I should have been doing yesterday. Or maybe I felt there was too much on my plate. But here it goes: December 27th 2017 I started another blog to help me put…

MAKING AMENDS WITH THE PAST

I hid my wounds behind words and let my blood dry out on pavements in metaphors. Back when the days were dark yet the sun burned my skin to a crisp. Dark skin turned charcoal and heart beat only when the flesh was starved. Now a new dawn has arrived and stitched lacerations become scars,…

COPING WITH UNSUPPORTIVE FRIENDS

I have the shortest attention span when it comes to devoting hours into growing things I find bland, unimaginative and boring. Things that a random stone’s throw would land upon. So whilst I wouldn’t say I’m adventurous, my boundary of safety definitely begins outside the box. My greatest resource being my mind and my pocket…

THE NORMALCY OF BREATHLESSNESS

If you paused for a minute you’d notice the stream of unconscious bodies lacing your path. There but not really there engaging in the rigmarole of life dragging towards the finish line. If you perceive them as fine, you might have found the one who needs saving. Those who aren’t breathing lay disguised in normalcy…

WHY DO YOU SEND THORNS MY WAY?

I’ve learnt not to get too excited with the appearance of things when it comes to you. Even your love comes with the rough cast of dragon skin and your breath leaves a trail of fire on the nape of my neck. The same fire that I find crowning the gifts you send me, a…