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Legacy

Be as wise as water and take the path of least resistance Be as mean as water and drown all the sorrows you can find Be as patient as water and erode all the mountains over time and Be as... Continue Reading →

Observations during a Lunchbreak

A tree stares in disbelief at an axe with an unsharpened edge Unsure if its fate is to be beaten rather than chopped to death before giving birth to tables and chairs A pavement recoils in disgust that weeds and... Continue Reading →

Blood Speaks Louder

Who could have known that this was the year of reckoning? That its blank pages would fill with the battle of death and courage? That the voices of all our ancestors would start to paint the picture in part while... Continue Reading →

Fly Like an Eagle

Awakened by the scent of angry winds... her heart thrills in anticipation Others flee but not she Instead...rising to greet the hysterical storm below Opening her wings welcoming the screams closing her eyes as she’s lifted by raging winds to... Continue Reading →

Truth Still Counts

I refuse to forget the days when the truth was irrefutable when it was nailed to our foreheads and burned through our tongues I refuse to accept the greasy pole of reasoning that beats its own drum while insisting that... Continue Reading →

An Open Letter to Amazon from a Black Author

Dear Amazon, I am a black female British author who uses your platform regularly. I have found Amazon to cater to all my publishing needs, except 1; the ethnic category listing. Currently, in the UK, the available categories to someone... Continue Reading →

It’s All in the Pose

What greater power is there than to captain one’s own ship in waters that run deeper than one’s mind can fathom? It is no easy feat to cradle water by the strength of thought alone BUT to be master of... Continue Reading →

The Year, 2020

The year 2020 was the year grief wrapped itself around our bones and tightened its grip as thousands of spirits were ripped from flesh and hurled into the night sky The year 2020 was also the year the cup of... Continue Reading →

Keep Her Breathin’

A pregnant world screams as empathy rides through cities buoyed by indignation while ignoring sophistication and savoir faire A heavy world screams as her labour groans cause scales to fall away from blinded eyes unstopping ears along the way An... Continue Reading →

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