Poetry: In Memory of Libya Again!

I’ve heard stories that churned my insides Of poverty, war, lips and limbs maimed Of a city where a head had a price The sun and moon set not for the wise Sky, covered in red, green and black...

Headshot

That night, as we drank and drowned in our clinks the pound increased on the door. I swayed and staggered, buried my eye in the spyhole when the muzzle smoke burst open everything. Elle...

Working on the world

Have you ever been to a place where things shrink, everything else begs for a life The silence irks, the damage, an ant stings Once, we were standing here, with all the strife We kept the party, we...

Frozen Friends

I remember it all like yesterday A bunch of roses fitted in a vase Uprooted from the earth sometime in May A gesture that marked a new friendship clause Fresh, ornamented, and laid out in grace But...

Daybreak

Daybreak brings to life everything: Caged birds, bread bakers, deserted dreams, Road rage and rashes, weary workers and wanderers Into a careful confusion, a chaos in order Worn like a coat only...

Time travels with us always

As time may clearly remember We are well prepared with our bags packed in hours unending Journeys too long for seconds sermons too short for minutes We debut every time we have We have been here...

The Sea

The torrent waves are my friends. The calm pebbles are my play mates. I am student of the school of fishes. The sun is my wife and the moon my concubine My eyes might be blind but i am the sea...

What makes your heart beat?

As a child, I heard my heart beat When I had to walk alone in the dark My shadow would scare me, My friends would make scary sounds from a distance Like I had a gun straight to my head I would...

A cup of tea

I am under surveillance by my doom I quenched my thirst with an elixir I feel life slipping away like the sands of a hourglass Somebody save me, i am drowning in a tea cup The poison has a...

My love

If you’d hate, please show it. Pick up a brick wall, aim it at me Do not be afraid to throw it. To forgive is to be mad And still be madly in love. Elle...

Ocean Breeze

Afro hair glistened with sweat Sea salt winds and well deserved rest Sandy beaches, naked toes A pinã colada to quench my woes Oh how I miss the ocean breeze MIB...