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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Deserted

Sometimes the darkness, Can be embraced. Like raindrops on Ones face.   Surrender you soul Accept the pain Let loose, break those chains.   Tears are friends Folded in comfort We’ve all lived Alone in this desert. Picture taken with Canon 1100D

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3 Things I learned about Love

“Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always, one more time.” – Maya Angelou 1. Love Rejuvenates  To love, is to allow oneself to be vulnerable. To allow yourself to confine and surrender to someone with the underlying fear that it could all be thrown back in your face. But you take a chance anyways.…

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Letter to Coloured Women

Dear Coloured Woman, Just know you are not alone. Just know when you look into the mirror, I too wish to be cloned in bone slick hair and maybe a lighter skin tone. But that was a few years ago. See, I am no longer the person I was forced to be. When I look…

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