WHY I SING…..

A couple of days ago I was breaking some excellent news to my friend and one of her exclamations was to praise God and say ‘He has been good. Remember how terribly shaky 2016 started off?’…It’s funny. I had actually forgotten. I was so overwhelmed with joy that I had forgotten that the eyes that […]

Life,  Oh Life! 

So since Facebook does the timeline memorylane, I thought I would go down my blog memory lane… This was one of my first blog posts on a former blog site. Date: October 14th 2014. Title: As stated above…. Everything here still runs true in MY life…  ‘Today has been a dull day.No. A bad day. […]

THE POWER WITHIN

    It’s been raining on and off for a couple of days…   Being the poet that I am, I felt inspired to write a poem about the rain. I wanted to write about how no matter what we do; we all experience some rain in our lives. Both figuratively and literally.(I like how […]

BE A MAN….

I’ve never really understood what that phrase means. Be a man. A couple of weeks ago, I watched a documentary where different men(and boys) were explaining what that phrase means to them. Most of what they said, hit home for me having grown side by side with my twin brother and many male cousins and […]

The final stage…

Please. Don’t believe Adele’s hullabaloo about you never minding that I will find someone like you. Ha! I would be a fool to be looking for someone with even the closest likeness to you. You… You were everything that love should never be; A pendulum of broken promises Swinging between shoulda coulda and never. The […]

The boogey man visits(stages…part 2)

  When I was a child, I watched a lot of cartoons, like any child would. Most of them had mythical characters that were meant to teach children a particular lesson. The boogey man was one such character. However, I never got what lesson they were trying to teach with him because all it did […]

The stages…part 1

We sat there. Sipping our tea. She sniffled in silently and forced a smile every time that a tear escaped from the corner of her eye. ‘Eh, this tea is quite spicy’ but I knew it wasn’t the tea. I knew that those tears were residue from the previous night’s ‘thunderstorm’. When all her life […]