A New Chapter

“I may feel more pain, more heartaches, more frustrations, but I will not be broken again, Because I have been there and I have done that. I have survived the battles and came out as a winner”

Tragedy of Drug Abuse

She was once a pretty little girl with hopes and dreams- accepted by society; befriended by many.  her beauty was so astonishing, people compare her to a Gazania.  As time flew, she faded with the wind.  The liquor battle became her foe, opium her food  Disfigured, she has turned from the beautiful girl she was…

Pretty Black Girl

Dear black girl, Your melanin glows. You are flawless. Your skin is full of chocolate and sometimes as light as honey. Your hair shiny black and curly, so magical. Everyone is blinded by your uniqueness.  Your every step is a wind of confidence and it’s undeniable. Self respect and confidence you possess and you never…

Bow Not

Blood drips no more, As hidden knives are silent, Guns sound no more, As starving faces are weary.   Peace!  As we cry on these streets,  Screaming across hopes,  And no implementation of policies.   We are bleeding! Let not the forces of the laws gather against us, We pray! We scream! We hope!  As we run…

We All Matter

I don’t feel that men are better than women, or vise versa  My granny is my family matriarch, She’s way better! Married before the age of 18; deprived of formal school lectures, Bore six kids and raised them as go-getters My mama is my favorite, a pearl wrapped in a body She taught me everything…

Beach Miners

Under heaven’s heavenly lamps  Youths of our time  Digging for silver in gold mines  Destroying ancient borderlines Forever changing nature’s natural landscape  Eating Tomorrow in their today  As each grain of sand you take away Releases a monster from its timeless cage Nature though beautiful, but deadly Once we cross the lines that save By…

Till Death Do Us Part

From flowers bloom, to blooms decayed Like narcissus and his reflection We fell in love beside the river From rosy cheeks to dried bones entwined beneath the sycamore  We wander eternity together,  Wondering about a life spent in the illusion that is love. Till eternity elapses, I will be here  When they ask; “Who do…

I am a Failure

I am a FAILURE! I’ve failed more times than I can remember  Yet, I’ve never stopped trying. Even when crying, Drowning in a pool of tears Created from the many years of do-overs  And sleepless nights – constructing my battle plans. Plans to win, never ever wanting to lose.  I’m entitled to first place, right? …

List of Things Google Say About Liberia

They heard about the massacres & had our blood flowing in their teacups. They heard about the massacres & had our blood flowing in their teacups. The world had us in their living rooms & listened to our cries through their radios & TVs. The world carried us in their magazines, newspapers & so on….

African Methodist Episcopal University

We rise for the better  Your hammer mold us  Your flames refined us Like a chick under your wings We are safer come whatever Our days with you may be numbered  But your impact is carved in us forever Each time these stairs we modestly walk   True and fair, welcoming all in love Till the…