Where do the departed souls go?

Where do the departed souls go?Are they in the mid air? Or are they up there?I really would like to know for since the day you left, tables turnedYour illness had sent us signs but I kept praying and believing a better day is coming each dayA day you shall be completely healed and ripped…

Are you list 1 or list 2?

A few days ago a friend walked onto me and then we started discussing. We talked of almost everything that crossed our minds until he paused for a second and asked me of my self-worth. Get this right, I never had thought of this subject until then and I remember asking him if he is…

The side I don’t show…

There’s a side I don’t show the worldFor its bruised and scarredCarrying wounds of my pastSome that never healYou see, when you see me with makeup, don’t be quick to judgeIt’s by my lipstick that I hide my cracked lips, of my hungry soulIt has slept hungry for days, months, yearsYearning to be fedNot because…

…May be,

May be,May be we were meant to be a lesson hardly learntOr, a lost treasureMay be we are programmed to follow a certain way of livingBut why is it that those who break the rules mostly prosper?May be we are meant to be a guide, a map but then, aren’t there many ways to catch…

A part of me is consumed…

A part of me is consumed Every time I say yes not to hurt others while deep down my heart is screaming NO Every time I go to my greatest extents to fake happiness I cannot feel Every time I smile pretending to be okay while I’m crushing unable to hold it together Every time…

Because I’m a man…

Because I’m a man I shall not grieve My wounds I will seal With wrappings that will keep unwrapping As I hustle hard for my family It’s not mine to rest We’re we not commanded to toil? I’m a good follower of the word It is also said we procreate and fill the earth I…

WHAT THEN SHALL WE SAY TO THESE THINGS?

What then shall we sayIf we graduated from adultery to incestProstitution is already accepted as a lifestyleFornication already justified What then shall we sayIf children are left for the world to teach themParents no longer connected to their offspringsMore of a fruit detached from a tree left to be fed by the first creature to…

SWAYED BY THE WIND…

My laws I bendTo follow the lead, to follow the massesAlone, my mended tearsI have to keep bending them in order to fitIt’s a thing I’m not proud ofMy conscious haunts me for itThere are days I feel it all tormenting meThe money wasted on drugs and irresponsible funThe poor choices for pleasureThe ignored consciousnessThe…

WHO IS DEFEATED?

Do you know who is defeated?The defeated are those who never fail. Defeat means that we lose a particular battle or war. Failure does not allow us to go on fighting. Defeat comes when we fail to get something we very much want. Failure does not allow us to dream. Its motto is: “Expect nothing…

FEARFUL BITE

I was born in a family of 9 daughters Love and sharing were our themes We grew up embracing ‘ubuntu’ And each of us was given a piece of land to farm What you planted was the crop of your choice How long it took to start producing also didn’t matter What mattered was the…