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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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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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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POEM| Picture Perfect

If I could paint a picture
of the life I want,

I’ll choose lots of sunshine
rainbows and butterflies.

I’ll choose lots of laughter
peace and joy.

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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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POEM| Ifs

Sometimes I wonder

if I’m a burden

if I’m fulfilling a purpose

if I’m barely existing not living

if I shouldn’t have quit that job

or turned down that offer

if I shouldn’t have used those words

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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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POEM| Beautiful

Beautiful;
the adjective,
is used too lightly
and too often
it’s lost it’s essence.

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