The constant hustle of back and forth Kids dropped off and commutes commence Coffee cups in one hand and briefcases in the other Long strides down the busy streets No eye contact with restless strangers Earphones in to block the noise The packed out trains and buses move To their next destination of eager passengersContinue reading “Monday”
The journey was long but arrival was worth it To sit and have human interaction To be free of lockdown restrictions We continued the conversation Right where we left off The sun beamed into the room As pasta and lemon loaf was placed on the table The taste of aubergine and tagliatelle The look ofContinue reading “The Ideal Saturday”
So before opening this book, I had already judged it by its cover. I had judged the book to be about a man who married 4 wives who all had secret lives and helped each other cover up each other’s secrets. That they were like sister wives, with emphasis on the metaphorical sisterhood, who supportedContinue reading “Book Review: The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives”
So she says to me We were so scared, my boyfriend and I Surrounded by all those black men Not because we’re racists But because we knew how much How much they prefer blonde white girls Because we’re softer. Thank you for reading.
By Emily Dickinson In this short Life that only lasts an hourHow much – how little – is within our power Thank you for reading.