Category: Growth

No grumbling allowed in this space!

Plant Love

Give out love and it will come back for you in multiple folds. Watered thirsty seed Gifts many shades of beauty Kindness never dies ❤&Aweni

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

Be limitless

Fly! Be limitless. Surf sunrise, sail to the moon. Seed to tree, grow! ❤Aweni

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

My prayer for you – Senryu

May you face the sun, Love, laugh and live to the full Smile against all odds ❤Aweni   This was written and illustrated in response to Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday poetry challenge. This week it's poet's choice of words. I chose Love and Live🤗.        

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

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