Lust, Hope and Lost. (English and Sierra Leone creole)


We sat down and spoke about many things in a sparse time, from shelved dreams and move-ons’ to tilted relationships and speed runs. Then a tinted SUV drove by, dropping out that Betelgeuse ‘out of reach’ type of girl that crutches on crushed hearts leaving everyone jelly legs crippled. Switching gears from the sweet rideContinue reading “Lust, Hope and Lost. (English and Sierra Leone creole)”

No Care


She expected smiles filled with warmth and echoing laughter, so loud that it would awaken and rival the joy of lunchtime in nursery school, for in her mind, his textual attraction was the fuel that lit up her days more than her phone charger did. Two blue ticks worthier than 50 greys, late night convos laced with kinkyContinue reading “No Care”

Peasant Dreams


In an alternate warped life, I must have been a farmer’s son, who nodded and hummed in tune to the rhythm of bird music. A gifted playlist from nature to salve my boredom, no money greased Dj palms to repeat my favourite songs. So under a palm tree I lay swooning, a lazy past time in windy harmattan, then IContinue reading “Peasant Dreams”

Cancer.


Dawn has a hymn It sounds like water greased in a piano played by crickets. Don’t ask me what I mean, only God knows. Even when I wake up early, lately I feel like i’m still dreaming Sleep on that thought, I’ll come back to it if my amnesia doesn’t remember me to forget. SoContinue reading “Cancer.”

Cosmic Logic


She was a swift one, graceful like a cheetah in custom high heels you couldn’t take your eyes off her, in her gaze men found demise in their lust to own her as a trophy yet they were left petrified permanently piqued medusa tinged brazilian hair flowing way below her nape accentuated her shapely hillcutContinue reading “Cosmic Logic”

Ramblings


The curse of knowing outweighs the bliss of ignorance, this deep vault of mine overfills with confidante memories hoping for an Obliviate spell that never seem to come. Summoning the will to wear that smile is a miracle that I’ve come to see as ordinary Loki got nothing on me with his mask, I gotContinue reading “Ramblings”

The What If


Begruding thoughts invade my mind lately creeping into the hollow darks of my slowly hardening heart, I dine with Bogarts and trade kisses with Dementors nightmares take hold of my daily awakenings I’m unworthy of the Light my fluffed pillows remind me of how much she would have loved teddy bears etched into the tombstoneContinue reading “The What If”