The day has ebbed to a crisp warmth
With dusk fast approaching
The sound of silence echoes in our midst
The evening chill gives me goose bumps
And my strength is drained and winding down Continue reading
The travails of her life
The passionate stories
The lessons of past mistakes
The time of youthful exuberance
Her stains and Imperfections
Her determination and resilience
The excruciating experiences of life’s encounters
The sordid anguish in the hands of love
A perforated confidence
A dashed hope Continue reading
I arrived Denmark with nostalgia. There was a part of me that felt so confident and happy. While the other part of me was fraught with trepidation. I was apprehensive. But, I was unwilling to allow fear cripple my new found happiness. The fear of the unknown. How will life turn out in the white man’s land? I have heard so much about the white man. I’ve seen them in movies. I’ve met a couple of them in real time back in Lagos. But to live amongst them is the newest experience I’m about to discover. The what ‘if’s’ was paramount on my mind. Continue reading
“I can never see flowers too many times, I can never tire of their sweet fragrance. Each one is a delicate bloom, no matter if it is a formal garden or a wasteland. Their petals are delicate works of art and their hues are medicine for my soul. I guess it’s not just me that feels that way though, we bring flowers into the hospitals and graveyards, we send them to express our love, we plant them in our yards though they bear no edible fruits. Our city spends thousands replacing them along the streets and as soon as they brown more are brought in. There is something about their beauty I need for my whole being, to be fully human, I wonder if we’re all a bit like that”. Continue reading
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Hip hop musicians
Fire Service Officers /Fire Fighters
All have one thing in common
Well-toned muscular Skins
A blend of near-perfect bodies
Enhanced by body building exercises
That buff up their physiques
All for the sake of their craft.
Submitted for the Daily Prompt – Buff.
Peace and Love!
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