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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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 Fought The Addiction

You were my drug,
a drug I thought I could never let go of.
You were my escape,
when I wanted a break from reality.
You knew the real me,
behind the facade I showed the rest of the world.

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POEM| I Don’t Belong Here

deafening music,

clicking glasses,

spilling drinks,

faces I don’t recognize

staring right at me

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Why Do We Say Things We Don’t Mean?

I find myself saying things I don’t mean often not because I wish to lie but more because I have automatic replies I’ve constructed in my head.

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Short Poems About Love – VOL #2

Hi everyone, hope you had a creative week. As promised, I’m back with the second edition of short poems about love. There are five poems in this post, have a look and let me know which one you like/resonates with you most.

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Not Again

A loud bang and glass shattered all around me. “Not again” was the first thought that came to my head. I was in shock but only for a millisecond this time. I grabbed my bag from the floor, held on tight to my phone, turned my back towards them and told my brother to drive.

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No Words

Our hands brushed against each other’s and I felt a startling vibration. I wasn’t sure he felt it too so I kept on walking but my heart was racing like I had been running for a minute.

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