POEM| Anxiety

It’s happening again
squirming all over me
I start with shaking my legs
pacing up and down
then I move to pick dirt
from my nails with my thumbnail

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World Poetry Day 2019; My Poetry Writing Journey

In celebration of World Poetry Day, I’m sharing my poetry writing journey with you. I  published my first prose in May, 2017 and my first poem in June, 2017. The poems I wrote initially, were a release of emotions I felt at that time.

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POEM| Together

I hope we’ll
learn together
give together
play together
try together
cry together

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POEM| 3am Thoughts

Have you ever thought of putting a pistol in your mouth?

I won’t lie 

I’ve thought about holding a gun

a bit too much

I should probably tell someone

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POEM| You Were Never Mine

maybe I took you for granted
maybe I didn’t understand you
maybe I didn’t care enough
maybe I didn’t put you first

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IWD 2019; Short Poems For Women

In honor of international women’s day and women’s history month, I’m sharing six short poems I wrote about and or for women.

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February Writing Challenge: I Wrote 28 Poems In 28 Days

I did something last month that I had never done before, I wrote with writing prompts. Writing prompts are learning assignments that direct you to write about a particular topic. The February writing challenge was organized by The African Writers, a community dedicated to promoting, developing and connecting the new generation of African writers.

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POEM| I Don’t Want To Lose You

I feel you in my belly

but I’m trying to act normal

my entire body is changing

and it’s all because of you

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POEM| I Want To Be Happy

I want that happy,

happiness from within,

that emanates like the beam of the sun,

or the sparkle of the brightest star.

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POEM| Because You Love Me

wake me up with breakfast in bed
because you want to feed me

send me roses at work
because you know I love them

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