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...

The Rest Is Kept Inside

Talking from both sides of my mouth Pretending that I have no doubts Yes! The small voice inside’s yelling Saying things I can’t tell myself Secret books shouldn’t be on the shelf...

It Went With The Wind

Out came the mean and hateful words They came out abruptly like squirts They are never going to come back They dropped and left without a track When man speaks with his emotion He’s to speak gently...

Young and Restless

I invited my fears to lunch, Fed her courage; meal she detests, Our dessert was a parting word Telling her meal served was poisoned, And that’s last time we’ll ever meet. Learnt to live a...

The mask i take off every morning

Nights go, mornings come with their scare To take all and nothing to spare We change clothes to keep the façade We change our masks to fit the times Else we will become just like mimes I strip myself...

Thank you for the lies

Mama isn’t interested in politics at all but she loves to listen to manifestos every time on television. She said it gives her hope for whatever government was coming next and even though they...

Colours are what they are.

Green, grin until envy is green! On trees and leaves, a tint of grass Repeat the splash until it’s seen Before the fade on tainted brass Hello, Yellow, banana peels. Sunlight and bulbs, rainbow...

What’s left is a Wrinkle

Beautiful days have come and gone The sun’s set, never to return Who would fields blame for being dry? Now we dream our dreams in fractions Damn! These flaws in our reflections Roses grow and...

My Kind of Fever

His words go straight into my head And it spreads down my whole body Settling somewhere at the center I love the language he uses To describe what he feels for me I don’t understand what he says My...