Eyelids.

“Look at me, love”   her lips quivered hoping he’d see the light in her eyes dimmer, but he already lost sight.   time betrayed them as connection faded and hearts grew numb with eyelids that shaded   their souls. Eye contact is so powerful.   ©aishaadams2018   Pinterest Photo

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Heaven.

When I was young, I would watch the sky for hours as I chewed away on sugar canes in my Nigerian compound. I could hear the shuffling feet and grunting of boys playing soccer a few feet away from me. Moments would pass and one team would cheer and run towards their scoring team mate.…

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Goddess.

Her body was his temple hair, soft and full one that resembled virgin wool   skin, moulded by earth she was rich in culture but society cursed those that came before her   her hips swayed with sophisticated beauty his eyes traced each curve on her body   he soon realized she was the first,…

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The Break Up.

Our last moments were…. final. I guess that’s the best way to put it. Realistically I never expected us to end the way we did. But I’ve learned that some things aren’t worth the trouble. When hurtful words are thrown at you and you find yourself questioning your worth, definitely reconsider whether being with someone…

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Pitiful.

Love hurts, excruciating. But time mends, healing. I loved you, unconditionally. You hurt me, deeply. Now I stand, powerful. And your absent apologies, just pitiful. I broke up with my ex on Friday. He said he didn’t care about me anymore so I ended things. He seemed shocked when I did. I guess he underestimated how…

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Do Your Own Thing.

So you just got out of a relationship. You’re breaking out. Your business partner decided to walk away. Your parents don’t support your career goals. It seems like you constantly find yourself alone. Maybe you don’t like being alone, or maybe you prefer it. But the point is, you are now in a position without…

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This Guy Lived Through the Mexican Drug War|People

Ahh Mexico. Beautiful beaches, mouth-watering dishes, and let’s not forget its friendly people and tequila. Despite Mexico’s astounding scenery, it is also tainted by the gruesome drug war that continues to haunt its streets. The Mexican drug war has been an unceasing battle since December 11, 2006 when Mexico’s former president, Felipe Calderón, took it upon…

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Cupped Hands.

I cupped my hands so your tears had a place to land   I kept your heart locked in a safe one protected from hurt   I feared that one day you’d wander and drift away   I watched you fall for another woman and I felt small   Now I stand chin up and…

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Change.

I am going through this era of change, and it is frightening. I do not know what the future holds, but I sense only good things. Part of me is afraid about what my family will think, and the other part is saying “screw it”. I know things will end in complete bliss. The journey…

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