I don't do as much poetry on this blog as I would like but this is one of those odd days where there is a poem. Of sorts. Kind of. I haven't had much experience with reverse poetry but I have read a few. Maybe one of the most popular would be Pretty Ugly by … Continue reading Attempting reverse poetry
Incoming repost. 😅 I wrote this one in the thick of uncertainty and my own insecurities. Somehow, I find myself here again. Where is all this headed? Does this matter? Was there a better path I should have taken? Does it get better? Especially that last question! There's nothing new here but I do hope … Continue reading On drowning in self-doubt (3 easy steps)
Have you read the book with the same title by Eric Smith as yet? Well, I enjoy reading comments. Like on YouTube channels - personally I think that reading the comments while watching the video heightens the experience. And of late, I have also been drawn to reviews on Goodreads. Sure some people may say … Continue reading Don’t read the comments!
At this point, online anything has mostly become common place. We live in a time where most love stories (because I watch plenty of those - if you read the previous post) have an element of social media. Whether they met on Instagram or Facebook, even Tiktok. Let's not get even get into the online … Continue reading Navigating online relationships
I like to keep my fiction writing as close to real life as possible. I like to think that when people read they are like 'this could totally happen' or come to think that the characters are people they could know. Question is, do I always get it right? This writing preference doesn't mean that … Continue reading Art imitating Life.
July is done, as you know and now we are in August, again as you know. I was hardly here (🙈 me hiding behind a pillar as I confess that) and I figured I would take stock. An idea I first saw from Justynlove. So here goes; I was... Attending. Virtual meetings. My best kind … Continue reading Out with the old, in with the new!
It's been a whole two weeks since the Afrobloggers Challenge ended. And I know this update is coming in much later but the Challenge was won by Elise over at Letters from this heart. Throughout the challenge she approached the topics in form of a short story series following Esaaba and her outlook on life. … Continue reading Falling back into a writing pattern!
Like most things in life, there was a time frame to this Time crept by slowly, eating up the process and spitting nothing back. They didn't see it move at fast, A subtle little move that gave them the illusion of time aplenty. They blinked and they were already halfway done Time kept silent too, … Continue reading The Day It All Ended
She had never considered herself the kind who would fight over a boy. Why would she? There were plenty of boys out there. The trick was in picking the right one. Then getting them to stay. But the lament here is that she had never thought she would be one of those girls. Yet here … Continue reading the unspoken art of moving on
This is what Death must feel like. Not that she knew what death felt like. She had obviously not been dead before but she figured it felt like this. Strange. Yet even that word felt incomplete. "Hurry up!" "Coming." Deuce called back, unhappy that she was being called away just as the story was getting … Continue reading Conversations with Death