POEM| Make Me Believe

talk to me today for hours
like you did in the beginning

speak sweet nonsense in my ears
like you did the first time

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POEM| No One Tells You

No one tells you that
when death comes
to take someone you love
it doesn’t listen to your pleas
and it has no regard for your feelings
it doesn’t answer your cries
nor does it wait for your opinion

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POEM| Dear Mama

Dear Mama,
I never thought of today
without you in it
I never knew you wouldn’t
see me become the woman
you taught me to be

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Be True To You

Sometimes, it’s best to speak up.
Sometimes, it’s best to be quiet.
Sometimes, it’s best to hold on.
Sometimes, it’s best to let go.

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POEM| Anxiety

It’s happening again
squirming all over me
I start with shaking my legs
pacing up and down
then I begin 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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Blogiversary: Two Years A Blogger, You Can Do It Too

Guess who’s been blogging for two years? Me! I still can’t believe a whole two years have gone by just like that. It was all a dream when I signed up on WordPress on the 7th of March, 2017 and published my first post. I had no idea what I wanted to do exactly. The only thing I knew was that I wanted to share my knowledge with the world and inspire people while doing so.

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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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