• Poetry

    You Wrote My Story

    My first cry could’ve won a Grammy If mum has taken her massive tummy To a recording studio Where sophisticated gadgets would’ve captured with great pleasure, My first live performance For posterity’s consumption.   It would’ve been a one-hit-wonder By a-day-old singer Who felt mistreated and went yonder, Away from the scars Her fragile being couldn’t endure From greedy opportunists who’d have ensured She lived for their sole pleasure.   But blessed are you o God! Who drew a safe plot for my habitation, Subduing wicked men’s intentions. Long before the knowledge of books, Before writers and creativity met, Your pen kissed the earth, Charting my course in the sands…

  • Opinion

    When Envy Rants

    Our mental health is under attack. Dirty habits are frolicking with our minds, cajoling it to stray off sanity’s path. Humans, trapped by dementia, are cooperating with these demons who wouldn’t relent till they’re led to a dead end. This minute, Someone is munching a sizeable chunk of beef with relish, feasting on a meal of hate prepared by envy. The green-eyed monster has been strutting down our hood through the centuries, leaving trails of discontentment. It knocks on doors to gift folks who yield to its call, goodies from its journey: a dysfunctional mentality of sole entitlement to all of life’s treasures. People who’ve never had qualms with life’s…

  • Tumisi

    The Unveiling

    Dear Elyon’s, I see things: the unfurling of mysteries, the birthing of a dream and the extinction of purposelessness. I see a pool of visions vaporizing to the heavens for a heavy downpour on humanity. I see transformation, a dissection of the divine order for the comprehension of a new breed, zealous with knowledge. In this panoramic view, I see you, Elyon’s Paradise. I’ve lain beneath the sky in faith that it would be emblazoned by sparkles of your reflection. But all I could behold was a firmament, bland with the refulgent moon, graceful with the sun. Some nights, when piquant stars effect their elegance on the heavens, a shrill…