What does it mean to be human? (Let's "pretend" I'm really high right now) The Human condition is perhaps the most complex thing anyone can ever attempt to comprehend. We are the complete product of a million and one experiences, none same as the other. How we think, what we do is pre-programmed without notice, … Continue reading Musing: What Does it Mean to be Human?
He picked up his spectacles from on top the dresser and placing it firmly on his nose, turned to her. She drew the cigarette away from her lips, whistling a plume of smoke in his direction. Satisfaction played around the smirk on her lips. “And what are you so excited about?” She tongued the cigar … Continue reading As God does Punish.
Do you not draw inspiration from the gut? Sprawled out in a mess of your own entrails; finger-painting Life, with blood. Atipoe clapped his hands together and sat down at the edge of the steep cliff. His eyes took in the vision of forest around him. The dark clouds overhead cast a malignant spell over … Continue reading Esum Kabii: A Preternatural Story
It was 3 a.m., the first time Abena came out of her two-week comma. She was as would be expected completely flustered. So much so, she made one swift motion of her head from left to right, then fell back against the pillow, into a dream state. The second time, it was afternoon. She opened … Continue reading A Deliverance From Torments Transient
It’s okay to be a woman, and want sex (coming right after an argument with my parents over gay rights) Oh my, the controversy I caused with this post on instagram. I have come to accept that for some reason I am constantly minded to speak out about things I am supposed to keep in … Continue reading It’s Okay to be a Woman, and Want Sex
This was my submission to the ADA open call for writers. I have always had an interest in the horror genre of film and recently began experimenting with some of its elements in my writing. Unfortunately my story was not picked; which is not surprising considering I still have a long way to go in … Continue reading Junior, My Boy (et dissimulas pecatta mea)
Writers Note: There’s a fire in a pit, for some reason these are the first words that came out my brain when I opened word just now so that's what I will go with. There’s a fire in a pit ….. When there’s a fire in a pit my son what do you do? Do … Continue reading About Man, Who Once Upon a Time, Came Upon a Fire.
I write; Of warriors who once upon a time came upon a witch They had been travelling for days after a loosing war; had seen brothers slashed to pieces by the enemies sword, impaled on sticks for vultures to devour, cowards! They had been chased out, like dogs from the battlefront. And so they walked … Continue reading Of Warriors Who Once Upon a Time, Came Upon a Witch.
“So we are not going to talk about the fact that the Bible chronicles Africa, and we are in Africa, the savages we preach the word to, that they created the word?” He turned towards brother Sam, drawing the cigarette from between his lips and down to his sides. The ocean waves roared, his feet … Continue reading Brother John and the Wavering Pro-African Dream
Foreword: This is a work of fiction. Shepherd of the Lost In the beginning, the first three men brought to the baby the third star of the east, a symbol of the babys birth, not as the first child of the sun but the third, because everything to his birth and everything that would be … Continue reading Alvin Akuamoah’s The Third Called Emmanuel
Hey, Anobokiti here.. but you already know that. Based on the success of my last "poetry post" I decided to share something I wrote yesterday with you guys. Do you ever feel imprisoned? Like the path you are supposed to take has been literally drawn out for you and going against it would just be … Continue reading Freedoms songs beyond my wall.