Category: Enlightenment

Magic

You probably have no inkling of the abundant awesomeness in you. If only you knew... the grounds you would have broken. *sigh*Anyhoo, it's never too late. So, now that you know, tap into it as you enjoy a relaxing weekend (hopefully). Have fun breaking grounds, safe in the knowledge that you are magic and can … Continue reading Magic

Shrug off negativities

Today we applaud all the greats. We praise Chimamanda Adichie. We revere the late Stephen Hawkings. We admire Elon Musk. We can't get enough of JK Rowlings' works. We want to be Oprah Winfrey. We love Beyonce and Jay Z. We look up to the late Chinua Achebe... and many more. What most people tend … Continue reading Shrug off negativities

Not all that glitters

Blue green beauty sits Alas only third eye sees Pain in beauty deep ❤Aweni

Bye 2019

Sing me new ballards Don't be tethered to the old Friends, let's fly again. Forward ever! Backward never! Today is the last day of the year 2019! 2019 may have brought you lots of breakthroughs, happiness and many other lovely things or it may not have been the best year for you. It might have … Continue reading Bye 2019

Bloom

Like flowers bloom, so shall you when you face the sun. Grow and bloom. ❤Aweni

Seek knowledge

Murky mind and blind 'Twas a curse under the sun I'll tell ye the truth 'Twill be undone if you search Seek strong yet frail Papyrus ❤Aweni

Push through

They tore into her. Her cousins, uncle and aunt. They hurled abuse at her, Day and night. They overworked her. All of them. Made her wake up 4 am, To clean, scrub and mop, To cook, dust and shop, Until midnight. She worked and worked Then slept in a box. A wooden box. Rough in … Continue reading Push through

Inhabit (Haibun)

Enjoy this short poem Of beauty beyond compare. Beauty without heart. ........ Her perfect slim form, A temptation to man and woman, Rise from the shimmering waters. Her graceful form breaks through the rivulets with every stride. Her movements in the sea was amble and confident like she was Poisedon’s very own mistress. So graceful, … Continue reading Inhabit (Haibun)

Moth path

The moth seeks moon light But is tricked by lesser lights Quick death beckoning Ife sat outside all evening wrapped in her flowery satin house coat after she had put Emeka to sleep. She watched moths fly towards the fluorescent garden light, kissing the glow of the lamp again and again until they fell onto … Continue reading Moth path

Seek happiness

Foxtrot or quickstep? Dreams and heart makes her choices. In tandem with life. Funmi stared at the letter in her hands. She couldn't believe it. She got the job! She could feel the joy rise inside her, brimming to the fore and threatening to push open the coffers she normally had her emotions in. The … Continue reading Seek happiness