The Dirt that Reigns in the Darkness

  Dark as night, mystical to the eye Fragments of dust and dirts scattered around it surface Reminds me of the lonely hours of night Where all that captivates the sober eyes is nothingness, Wrapped in thoughts that haunts the mind As does our bodies with the ghosts that lurk in the dark, Craving the…

The Heart Consumed by Grief

  She recall seeing him observe her in the crowd, Confirmed by the corners of her eyes which failed not to viciously admire him in return. So why didn’t he respond when she made that first move that required a month’s courage? Why was she the only one meant for shame’s painful whip? She agonized over it…

Wakanda: A Hopeful Excitement that Faded like a Dream

Thirty minutes ago, I saw the credits run down the big screen, and I suddenly felt an emptiness. The lights came on and my sister and I walked out of the theater with immense excitement as we began analyzing and scrutinizing every scene that blew our minds away. This was a historically significant moment because…

Why my January Optimism?

I commence every year with a resolution; a promise to myself and perhaps others to be a better version of myself – whether this means hitting the gym, starting a swearing jar, reading more books, etc.  But why do most of us fail to keep it up? What happens to that fierce desire that seems…