Reasons.

I let you move into better spaces.   Entrances with her utter beauty.   The pain was on purpose, I needed you to leave.   You deserved love– something I couldn’t give.   Some things are meant to be– others not so much.       Pinterest Photo ©aishaadams2019

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Retrograde.

Gratitude wraps around my chest embraces my breasts and heals my soul. After years of pain, regret, torment, and guilt my soul can brighten this body– I am finally whole.   We may feel lost, maybe broken– but not for long. The universe works in unpredictable ways, swift and soft like your favourite song. I…

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November Nights.

On nights like this, this heart trembles. Pounding the door that holds my peace. Fear– with fists closed, violates the walls I put up for myself.   I wish I did not let her in.   But on nights like this, I hold the door open. Knowing she will slip through and give me something…

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Gaia.

Pink petals float gently into mama gaia defying gravity– becoming a part her cycle.   Gentle water trickles past pebbles and moss to join something unending– becoming air, water, and earth.   Fruitful trees planted on sweet mother earth, aged in love– becoming our life source.   Yet,   Earth burns vigorously and we breathe…

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Continuous.

We all live interconnected. Somehow the same, while completely different.   An unending circle. The circle of life– is both life and death. Our souls present– here and in the after life.     We often forget death is a prime part of the circle of life. I never understood the beauty of irony until…

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Remains.

Feel me move through your veins as souls float on empty trains.   Just to see you, I break chains. Now I wonder, what’s left to gain?   Fighting to heal your contagious pain, it attaches itself to me and causes a strain   within this heart spreading to my brain. Killing me slowly, I…

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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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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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