When I was alive you tried to, Or should I say pretended to care, On mornings you'd leave without a goodbye and on nights you wouldn't ask why I wasn't home after the sun slept, The number of times you were nasty to me outweighed the times that you were truly good to me, Did … Continue reading WHEN I WAS ALIVE
There's nothing pretty about being in this place, I'm alone in a world of a billion, My poetry has left me and my thoughts, like bubbles, pop each time they try to fly, Look at the wall, Its a painting, A masterpiece with my memories stuck on it, Its a mirror and I can see … Continue reading SAVE ME
Hello family, so two of my poems, I Am Christian and Black and I Met Paradox have been published in this anthology, alongside poets from over 40 countries in Africa, Learn and horn your skills in #English, #Portuguese, #Afrikaans, #French, #Kiswahili, #Dholuo, #Mbesa, #Shona, #Setswana, #Spanish, #Yoruba, #Igbo, and #Akan Twi, using translated pieces in … Continue reading TWO OF MY POEMS HAVE BEEN PUBLISHED IN THE BEST NEW AFRICAN POETS ANTHOLOGY 2017. CHECK IT OUT!
Dear daughter, This letter has taken long to write because of the way I tore pages each time I felt I hadn't written well enough. I wanted to fix perfect into this story and it didn't occur to me that perfection and truth most times don't rhyme. I'm not perfect, I will never … Continue reading DEAR DAUGHTER
Is there need for me to keep seeking redemption? Is there need for vengeance? Is there need for justice? Do you need to protect me? Do I need to always be paranoid? There isn't need for all this, no need if you can understand that I am human, I'm not rubber in the shape of … Continue reading END THE RAPE CULTURE