Category Archives: Insights

Social commentary crystallized into poetry

Here I Stand….Again!!!!

here I stand again washed up on the shores of unfulfilled dreams tired, frustrated but unbroken the situation dire, without a doubt – very grim yet every fiber of my being is awoken for defeat is nothing but an illusion … Continue reading

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Second Thoughts

Perchance I might have been mistaken Caught up in an emotion so forsaken Though I remain unperturbed in my conviction For while it lasted, it was a grand delusion So strange, it flings the soul into a bottomless abyss In … Continue reading

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Rites of Passage

The rite of passage, like an old adage Is inescapable and definitely inevitable Nonetheless, it is very necessary Even though we wish for the contrary But regardless, life’s got its own ritual Sometimes controversial, sometimes in meaning, dual – Yet … Continue reading

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Man’s Delusions!

Though free as the wind Yet enmeshed in a 9-5 grind Though mysterious as the night Yet hope only comes with the morning light Though destructive as man Yet man is convinced of a grander plan Though the waters and … Continue reading

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Death

Gradually, I feel my essence start to ebb Watching blood gushing forth from my severed artery Yet, I wonder, how I got caught up in this web Enshrouding my kinsmen in grief and misery But strange as it may seem, … Continue reading

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Confused

In my head, I hear voices Presenting me with multiple choices Wondering if I could go either left or right And not feel immensely contrite My mind is split into two Confused and don’t know what to do I’m in … Continue reading

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Prejudice

Unnecessary but acrimonious friction That sires unwanted hate and discrimination An unrepentant and rigid societal structure Endangering our collective future We wonder and ponder why Unity is elusive Yet racial tension remains explosive Perhaps, the masses are to be blamed … Continue reading

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Poetry

What is poetry? Without a question, it’s an art Art so pretty, beautiful, sensual and sultry Definitely not a money hungry tart Throughout the ages It has been the core of passion Woven to the glory of beauty, kings and … Continue reading

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LETTER TO AFRICA

Oh children of Africa You are indeed the cradle of life Not Europe, America nor Antarctica But unfortunately you are also the core ingredient for strife How did this come to pass? Whatever happened to all your breeding and class? … Continue reading

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BEAUTY

There she was! Shinning like a sun in a galaxy of stars, A goddess amidst mortals, More beautiful than Venus, goddess of love, In all her majestic splendor! There she was! A gem in the midst of stones, Ravishing, sultry … Continue reading

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STILL WE ARE RESTLESS

Still we are restless at night Scared of nightmares that’s yet to unfold For the weight of the black man’s plight Has become much heavier than originally foretold Now supposedly, there’s no more reason to complain There is a shinning … Continue reading

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