Lifelong Walk

I want to walk you home… One centimeter after one Your steps in my boots With my hands in your gloves Every footstep we count   Mylady, Do you really think That when the door knob turns I’d allow your fingers slip away? No dear. I’d save the last step… for eternity.

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Little Girl, You Made Me Cry

…to the prodigal daughter You made me cry girl. You went a mile beyond my instructions. You made me cry when you spoke words I begged you to keep under your tongue. You made me cry when you took  an act of shame, You grew in it and became queen of shamelessness Your shame is spread abroad […]

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Little Girl Don’t Cry

  Little girl don’t cry, little girl don’t cry They have all deserted me you say All hope is lost; all matters are worse But girl, you look to the sky and still find the sun as company Don’t cry… Little girl don’t cry, little girl don’t cry There’re just crumbs of bread and few […]

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Witches’ Tale 2

Words cannot explain Tanwa’s feelings. Several appeals were made by herself and by others on her behalf, first with the chief and secondly with the Ifa priest. None of the appeals seemed to blink an eye of her worst enemies at that moment. She took the last option which was to give up hope. She […]

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Washed in his blood and forgiven all absolutes, Here I stand saved and sanctified, Sticks and stones the enemy hurls at me Yet I forge on in this pilgrim’s journey Perfection is the goal, crown of glory the prize, The future seems bleak, my faith yet rises Hope birthed in me like a ray of […]


2014 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,400 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 40 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the […]

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Purpose Redefined

Pitifully exhausted I was In purpose’s pursuit Past peril, plunging into pleasure.. Participating in preponderance of pain; Exasperated and exhausted.   Where can purpose be found? The pit says it is not among my portions.. Popularity says, ‘only the pitch of it I proclaim, But the real thing I have not realized.   Where, then […]

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