Fleeting Grasp

FLEETING GRASP BY UZOAMAKA NDUKA She was barely a year old when I lost her. It seemed inconceivable that she will be snatched from me, never to be seen again but that was exactly what happened. Looking back, I knew I never planned to have her. She was an accidental…

The Scream Inside

Somewhere in the world, an unbearable cry pierced the darkness. It was the sound of pain. The sound of birth. And the sound of death. -Robin Parrish Beyond happy is what we are. I look at our intertwined hands resting on my belly and I marvel at the powers that…

Eventually

EVENTUALLY Heartbreak is a hotel down these narrow roads with stony walls and cheap linen I sit still and collect my thoughts like fine wine Observing the clouds; they are heavy with sadness waiting to explode any minute now It's almost comical how quick things change; sporadically, thoughts unplug I…

My heart keeps burning

The first step to recovery is admitting there is a problem My heart keeps burning by Nduka Zuchie Two girls, One calm and quiet, the other bold and brazen A healthy competition culminates into a friendship that takes both by surprise A friendship they both come to rely heavily on…

Unperturbed

"UNPERTURBED" BY SPX They say tomorrow isn't promised so I hold my candlelight awkwardly in the dark My fears swirl around me cyclically observing my essence I have achieved little; I am almost beyond time's mark What is it that gnaws at me? My desperate search for supreme excellence (more…)

Shroud In Raven Veil

I know I haven't written something in a while; allow me to reintroduce myself with this experimental writing..... Shroud In Raven Veil by Nduka Zuchie In dangerous times, there is no sin greater than inaction       ----An impression from the words of Dante Aligheri I hear his thoughts as loudly…

All She Ever Wanted

All_She_Ever_Wanted by Charmine Swiftlazer   I met her sitting outside the ward Cuffs in hands...Two cops seated by her side with guns Her countenance got me reading that I'm involved I could tell she'd soon be bleeding outside in words What's piercing and tearing the feeling that can't be got.…