Writing and I have been close friends for a long while now. From class four when my mother aided me to write the best essay my teacher had ever seen I knew I would have to step up my game. I lived in books then, cutting my teeth with illustrated classics like Black Beauty […]Read More Writing and I
Art is a curiosity to me. That said I started art out of curiosity rather than necessity. I was a science freak. I wanted to be a veterinarian when I grew up. The natural world is a place full of wonder. My issue? I made good drawings. Not extraordinary but good. I read about […]Read More My tango with art
The din suddenly shatters Glass shards. As the sound of drumming feet hits the air. A mass of well-oiled figures pouring out like rats from the gutters Ochre to olive; boyish and Adonis, Kilts of the triumvirate their waists adorn. The roar of their voices echoes; Undeniably male, The thunderclap […]Read More OSOMUE!
FAREWELLS AND GOOD TIDINGS Farewells are not the nicest tidings to give, For they are liable to choke you up with emotion, And make your resolve dive. Farewells are important, They are the beginnings of ends The ends of beginnings. Farewells are title pages For the chapters of the books of our […]Read More FAREWELLS AND GOOD TIDINGS
DRY SEASON CHILD Dry season child, Of the clime not mild, When winds whip up mini sandstorms, Rattling trees with glee. Their leaves dancing to the ground Stripped of their verdant gloss. Dry season child, Why do you arm yourself with poles and slings? Pockets bulging with rocks Shooting down every living thing that moves, […]Read More DRY SEASON CHILD
PRAYER FOR THE LITTLE MEN & WOMEN God bless the little men and women, The ones who grace the pockmarks of society Whose will to survive is an omen, Despite their malnutured education, Ridicule from the so called “elite” They oil the cogs of the nation. Who are the little men and women? These ebony […]Read More PRAYER FOR THE LITTLE MEN & WOMEN
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Yesterday I read an article in which Chris Brown discussed the age at which he lost his virginity. He was 8, he says, and the girl was 14 or 15. He mentions that in “the country” he and his cousins watched a lot of porn, so by age 8…