Tag Archives: love

Love can do it

Post Views = 1051 Before you begin to look for my hand, let me tell you that I cut it. I am not likely going to be writing soon because of that. And if you’re asking how I managed to write this prelude, it is because you’re not technologically woke enough as you might think to be. Whoever wrote the …

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Infinite capacities

Post Views = 18173 I’ve been thinking about me, the story of me. How the fuck do I sum it up? Has it been perfect? Hardly. Any story with me at the center of it will never be anything less than a big smiling mess. But here’s what I know for sure; my time in the sun has been a …

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Hell as a state of mind

Post Views = 4349 I am tired of being scared and I know you might be too. Not that there isn’t a lot to be scared of in this world today, especially now. Between the non-stop headlines about the skyrocketing number of new cases of the COVID-19, the number of subsequent deaths, entire families being wiped off in Italy, suicides, …

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Council of Areopagus

Post Views = 4675 We are seated there just the two of us in my crib. He is on the bed, his back to the wall. A pillow and a duvet cushioning his back against the hard-cold wall. His feet under another duvet; a position he takes whenever his mind is engaged with something serious. In this particular case, I …

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The madness and charm of crushes

Post Views = 16693 We met while I was working. It was in a class room setting. A conference. She was two seats in front of me. What captivated me the most was her voice. Melodious, loud enough, cheeky but sweet. I had laid eyes on her that morning as each one of us walked into the conference room to …

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Rotten wood, old books

Post Views = 4137 A tall, black man came to my workplace yesterday.  A very tall man. He was black, not like coal, but the black that can’t leave your mind for a while. A ‘rememberable’ blackness. Blackness with colour, taste, and smell. I stared at him for a while, not sure why but he smelled of something similar. I …

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