DESERT

No one tells you that the desert follows you. That your throat will always feel parched and anxiety will be your shroud. That you will always be misplaced tufts of grass attempting to break through the hot, sandy earth as if you don’t know that you’ll dry. Dry and die in your pursuit of things…

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…