Category: Poetry

Dark place

Onye rolled in dirty gritty slime. She locked herself in this dark space, devoid of air, every time she remembered his hands on her body. She peered through the thick storm windows at the other Onye, her hands lingering on the frame. Unable to reach her, she could only wish she was her as she … Continue reading Dark place

Different shades

#longpostalert I wrote 'The different shades of yellow,' in January 2017. It was inspired by a setting sun and the different hues it radiated one random evening. What I didn't know at the time was how this poem could reflect the many sides of human nature too. That was until three days ago when I … Continue reading Different shades

Conquer your fears

The best of them

I searched far and wide for the best of the best. I walked across deserts, and sailed across oceans. I flew through bright blue skies, and dark grey clouds with no end in sight. I searched Earth's centre, its edges, and all that was in between them. The answers were many. But, only one struck … Continue reading The best of them

Be free

You must live love and laugh. You must dream, dance and dazzle. You must be bold, brave and be your best. You must be all of these, for Azareal waits scyth in hand. ❤Aweni

Love

Hamsters

  They race. Day hunts night. Sweat for some, sleep for fewer. They race. Fate hunts man. Sleep tells him, "death is master. But till he knocks, I'm master." ❤Aweni  

Sun everlasting

Let me tell you of the lady that came visiting me the other night. It was a Saturday night. Life's daily task completed, all was still and calm in my mind as I laid down and waited for death's far removed cousin. I heard a soft knock. I looked up, and there she was at … Continue reading Sun everlasting

Defy destiny

Jungli

No fuss, frills, or trims Jungli in walk, talk and dreams Hiss, kiss, same to her Untamed, she tames land and sea Her nature is nature's best. ©Aweni Adams September 2019 This was written and illustrated in response to Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday poetry challenge. This week, the words are synonyms of CHARACTER and WILD.