Of Pain

By Eunice Aber When you read literatureWhen you peruse through social mediaWhen you watch televisionYou find out that the world is a global village of pain and struggle. Of people inflicting painOn themselves and othersSometimes unknowingly. Of people looking away with shameWhen they should set fear asideAnd face the blame. The world is a global […]

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The Way We Take

  • by Teakisi
  • Oct 07, 2019
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By Eunice Aber Where did the bubbles go?Where did the butterflies go?Did we get too comfortable?Did we get so used to…?Did the warmth cease to matter?Did the laughter cease to form?Did we, as we climbed steep mountains togetherand crossed new paths in each other’s company,forget to look into each other’s hearts?Did we focus on the […]

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It Never Gets Easier

The pain, the grief, the loss Is felt at the core of our souls. We live with grief. Every day. Beyond the dirty past, beneath the hard scars are fresh wounds We live with them. Every day. Grief is our second rib. Our constant companion Existing without her is unfathomable She is there in December […]

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Taking Up Space

By Dorothy Michieka.   The Struggle. As soon as he walked into the room, I knew. He had been with her. I was not angry. He said he would look for her. He’d told me he needed her and all I wanted was to still the thought of her in his head. I wanted him […]

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Living Certain In a World of Uncertainty

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  • Nov 07, 2017
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By Josephine Amoako Life is an uncertain journey, no doubt! But to make your stay on earth worthwhile, You need to make some decisions and be certain about them. Some will work and some will surely fail Either way you would learn something and become a better you. Don’t let the fear of making a […]

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I Am Not A Reptile

By Felly Oyuga Yesterday I shared life, hot blood gushed from my veins into tubes. They say the only way to avoid a wizard is to have cold blood. I can’t be what I am not. So you followed my scent. Hot blood scent. Happy. Lively. Optimistic. You laid a trap. You snared me like a chameleon to be used in a portion. I am not […]

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Je Sais D’où Je Viens

By Iris Ntore Je me retourne D’où je viens, il ne reste que ruine Où je vais est incertain J’aperçois au loin une majestueuse reine Elle me crie son nom Je ne peux m’empêcher de m’approcher d’elle Elle est là, si prêt, mais si irréelle Je ferme mes yeux Je sens mon cœur qui bat […]

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The Puppet Show

By Amandla Karungi I sat in a fortress of solitude, even though around me sat waves and waves of souls. It was a gaping hole and no one could catch me. I had run out of my social fuel. Uphill, I pushed my little car whose engine had turned red. I must have run out […]

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It’s Only Filter

By Josephine Amoako We love to stare at and admire The thousands of photos we find online; They are a source of inspiration For our new wardrobe, wedding and interior décor; We can’t help but wish to be like those on our screens; Smiling, happy, serene, with a perfect background; We sometimes feel urged to […]

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