Running from Reality

I cannot stop running from reality, Being the coward I know I am. But the fact remains to be that one day I will tire and collapse to my knees, my legs bloodied and bruised from its relentless pounding against the bare cement, my eyes swollen and watering from the harsh winds battering them, my […]

You Were My Light

Take me somewhere Where it’s easy And where it’s dark I want you with me You shine so bright ‘Cause you’re my light The days have passed Your light is gone And I’m still standing But not for long LAS 34 Views

Righting Rage

I am Sane Other people crazy My actions are my own. My decisions, a choice of options debated behind wide eyes perceived through a sculptured heart I am crazy Other people are sane They wouldn’t have done things the same, seen things the same, responded the same. Not even close… so why did I? I […]

Cancer Sucks… And Then You Live

People get caught up in a world created within the limits of their own minds where they tell their children they’ll read to them, play with them and talk to them… later. They’re too busy for social invites because work can’t wait and life is moving fast and they can’t slow down long enough to […]

To Make Life Count

To make life count will be to make success count, but only few, just a number will be able to mount. although with many tails, life leaves us with no trail, thus we struggle so hard to make it count Tomilade Olominu tomilade 6 Views

Lose All Hope

I am a writer. You will hear no pride in my voice when I make this declaration. It was never my intention to be a writer, never was it a childhood dream, I simply find myself suitable as little else. Every writer denies the world a scientist, an engineer, a soldier, a police officer; there […]

A Place Among the Stars

Through long and winding roads, leaping gleefully over puddles of water, hugging my thick jacket tighter to trap the warm air then clutching my father’s large hand, feeling its warmth radire all over my arm, peering up into his hooded face and enjoying the rush of emotions- happiness, contentment and trust in the one big […]

What Ravi Saw

When Ravi saw the big, white, growling things rushing towards him in immense enthusiasm, he was scared out of his wits. He ran, with eyes almost blinded with fear, towards Seeta. But then, the big white things played a trick. They suddenly fell down at Ravi’s feet. In utter humility, they sped away, respecting his […]

I Weep Not for Her

Though she faded away, I still think of her, her coming, her staying, and her going. She left and yet no one mourned for her. The celebration of her going knows no limit. Even now when I still thinks of her going, I still smile. Isn’t it strange? That one can leave and nobody weeps […]

Moving On

This is how it begins. No matter where you’re born, even if it’s a forest, you slowly get used to it. It raises you and nourishes you. It comforts you and renders you whole. Slowly, you start getting used to it. You know each corner, each bush, each thicket, each giant tree, each plant, each […]