Pause, Play, Pause

Pause, Play, Pause

In his salad days, Geoffrey never took NO for an answer and he portrayed his intelligence and ability every chance he had an encounter with the scent of power and money. Now as an old man who could hardly walk with a straight back, he was basking the gentle rise from his homestead away from [...]

To My Younger Self

To My Younger Self

Hey Gorgeous, Don't you worry about the future. You are hitting milestones like a B.O.S.S Your passion for reading will follow you effortlessly and it'll still make you as happy as you are. Never stop working hard. It's through your efforts, desire to act and room to reason that will take you to amazing ventures. [...]

Estranged cage

Estranged cage

In my few decades on earth I can't help but find humor in the stories based on the powers believed to cascade down a woman's body. If I grew up with those stories, I would be the Moon goddess who apparently slept with the Sun god. But according to my current state it's evident, seated [...]

Broken

Broken

The clouds are like dark marble on black satin, blocking the king of heat from reaching the sky. Silence caresses the room like a cool summer breeze. The church clock languidly ticks as we find comfort in dark assortment of clothes in the full splendor of sorrow. My factitious face of despair maps many old [...]

Distance

Distance

There comes that awkward moment when you are in a relationship, yet you don't feel like you are in one. One reason, that is worshiped to never work, is long-distance. Relationships are created for connection and sharing time with one another. With distance, not so much happens. We now have Internet to create the illusion [...]

Forbidden

Forbidden

I'll be lying if I said this was an easy topic to air out. I have had encounters with people who've had different perspectives on sexuality. And the beauty of being surrounded with such diversity is that you learn to be open minded to life. In a party, I meet two well groomed gentlemen smelling [...]

Fool’s paradise

Fool’s paradise

Love has been trapped in our empty hearts since resentment flossed its way through our household, more like his household until I slayed him to marriage. Taking time to watch my moves, you would think I was building a big rocket for NASA. Nobody stood between me and my mission to be with this man [...]

Recess

Recess

Her maple tree had flowered through the season, fresh chestnut red, looking scrumptious and well fed. Her fruit was ready to be plucked and her swollen roots and worn-out trunk couldn't help but sing out loud 'Hallelujah' by Tori Kelly. 10 km away from her family, deserted in a strange country with her beloved husband, [...]