Haiku: Not here

Here too words unsaid Old stories locked by gazes Friends stuck in phases.   Here too smiles go by bold in ivory, meaning floating, clever shy.   Here too flowers bloom And sun shines through leaves, kissed by starry nights’ pledges.   Here too hearts thicken Sanded to many edges as leaves start browning.   … Continue reading Haiku: Not here

Poetry portfolio: Experimental Writing – writing from an object’s POV

Splitting selves I am The extension of the blade That has helped kill this planet bit by bit day   by   day. Regardless of the bluntness or sharpness the day finds me in, I am the movable force that pierces through years of living history. Swing me truthfully and ahead I shall crack, Use … Continue reading Poetry portfolio: Experimental Writing – writing from an object’s POV

Personal essay: love, geography, vice and virtue (1200-word relating to interview portrait)

As I listen to the whole interview, I notice the sole time Anthony hesitated to answer was when asked if he would ever move back home to Zambia. It is only as I hear the voice recording that I understand the silence that followed the question. The easy-going conversation took a tumble down a somewhat … Continue reading Personal essay: love, geography, vice and virtue (1200-word relating to interview portrait)