What’s in a name

As my alarm went off to remind me to write my poem for the day, I realised that I had nothing to write about, no inspiration at all. So I turned to Netflix as you do when procrastinating and chose to try again later. 20 minutes into the show BlackAF, one of the characters saidContinue reading “What’s in a name”

Photograph Poem

As I was re-reading some of my old poems, I stumbled upon one that was based on a photograph. I enjoyed the poem so much, that I thought I’d write today’s poem based on a different photograph. Disclaimer, it was much harder than I thought. The sunset caught my eyes at first Its beauty aContinue reading “Photograph Poem”

Beyond my window lies…

To commence day two of my poetry challenge, I set an alarm on my phone to remember to write the poem. At the allotted time, I looked out of my window in hope of inspiration. However, the words of the Newscaster from the night before echoed in my mind, “the number of domestic violence [internet]Continue reading “Beyond my window lies…”

Poetry Challenge

I recently noticed that it has been a while since I last published a poem on my blog. Therefore, I have decided to do a 7 days poetry challenge staring from today. To kick things off, I thought I’d start with a poem regarding our current situation. Conversation through telephone lines, giving us Opportunities toContinue reading “Poetry Challenge”

Book Review: An American Marriage

An American Marriage is a novel that explores the lives of a recently married couple, moments before one of them is wrongly imprisoned for a crime that they did not commit. The novel delves into the development and transformation of their marriage through the trial, incarceration and post-incarceration. For this book review, I have decidedContinue reading “Book Review: An American Marriage”