Delight.

I delight in you captured in car rides, rippled countryside pastures, and lavender farms.   I delight in you by still waters splashing on stone– becoming sand.   How strange is it, to be alone.   Photo: @thenewsociety_kids

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Over-time.

Clouds roll in covering blue skies and I start to forget your brown eyes.   I believe in the lessons taught, abundantly grateful for the love you brought.   One year felt like precious dreams only to find it’s shorter than it seems   We were strangers at some point, and soon became lovers never…

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Grace.

By His grace I am changed. Once a lost soul, now redeemed to serve you and spread your word.   Oh how sweet it is to live. To have you bring me to life with your breath— an everlasting life.   I’m starting to understand the way you work. I will never fully know but…

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Teach Me Lord.

Teach me lord, to overcome pain, to break bonds that only slain my heart and soul.   Teach me Lord, to draw closer to your ever-lasting, for no other can heal me this way.   Teach me Lord, to forgive like you for I am a vessel waiting to be sewed– do what you do.…

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Unconditional Revolution

The lack of unconditional love,  is the cause of racism. One where segregation is seen as heroism.   We try to fit into this corrupt system, forgetting it was made only for them.   The them that kills us and tear us apart, as if we don’t matter–  as if they lack a heart.   …

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One Soul.

We loved like the world would end.   We laughed like our lungs would collapse.   We sang like our throats was coated in honey.   We danced like our legs were lit on fire.   We existed as if our lives shared one soul.   I took a break during this exam season. Now…

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Ever-healing.

we search for ‘home’ never planning to stay put. re-living ancient trauma’s that are written in stone   our minds and beliefs are not our own. Yet, we abide by them as if it is what we are made of.   but we are more than generational trauma, pain, and un-healed wounds. we are ever-changing,…

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Pills | A Short Story

I wake up to darkness in my small Gambian room. I roll over, reach under my pillow, grab my phone, and flip it over.    2:20am. The wind blows my sheer curtains up and I hear the chirping of crickets echo into my room. I focus on the curtains—they resemble ghosts at night. Seeping through…

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Time.

“Time heals”   said love. As she wrapped herself around me, and promised a better future. Overtime, I’ve learned the true power of time. I’ve learned to trust it. It sometimes feels like it’s working against us, but once we harness its power we learn to co-exist with it. Time has also taught me the…

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Defined Love.

So this is love?   One that exist within me. One that doesn’t need reassurance from others.   Wow.   It’s beautiful. It’s amazing how this body now carries a healed soul. I intend to care for it. Nourish it. Love it. Cherish it.   This carrier will continue to strengthen this soul until it…

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