For Love, Poetry

For Abba

My eyes strain to see the end from the beginning Something only Yours were meant to do You watch as I go round in circles Turning to everything and everyone except You Trying to carry burdens my shoulders are too frail to bear Fear stares me in the face, Daring me to step out in… Continue reading For Abba


Interview with Sparkle Writers Hub

She’s a lady of few but powerful words! Olamide Oti speaks from a place of wisdom and this interveiw is a must read. This is #WriterSpotlight. Enjoy! Hello Olamide. Can you please describe yourself in a few words? Passionate When did you discover that you had a passion for writing and why did you decide […]… Continue reading Interview with Sparkle Writers Hub

For Love, Poetry, Uncategoried

The Long Road Home

It’s dark here. The curtains are masks Protecting me from the mess in this place The bed smells of sex and cheap wine The floor is strewn with dirty clothes Last night’s meal found solace on the bathroom floor A bible, long forgotten lay in the corner Ghosts of memories past filter through Cracks in… Continue reading The Long Road Home


Of Birthdays and Reflections

A few weeks to my 21st birthday. I met my Lord. It wasn't until months later that I began to understand what this new life meant. Then words broke through the dam of self righteousness and flowed like a river. The beginning of my pen and paper romance. For many months after that I still… Continue reading Of Birthdays and Reflections

For Love, Poetry


As the tides rise And my fears with it My eyes search for the shore Looking wildly for arms made with clay As the waves billow You test the limits of my trust And ask me to come to You With steps barely a whisper, I crawl The ground quakes Disintegrating into a million pieces… Continue reading Machseh(Refuge)