Prose

  • Poetry/Prose: Lyrics

    Another double (multiple?) entendre piece. Enjoy! — I’m in that mode again. You know, the one that only I can savor and others find irritating. I’m not trying to be anti-so[cial]. Far from it. I’m totally engrossed. In. YOU. Try as I might, I keep coming back to this place. If only to hear you …

  • Poetry/Prose – The Takeover

    Pitch dark. Either way you look at it, that’s all it is. Black, dark, uninteresting, uninspired.You move your head to the right and you might as well stay in your initial position, nothing’s changed. How ever did you come upon the depths of the Mariana trench? Professor A. certainly wasn’t kidding when he said it …

  • Poetry/Prose: Back To When

    To days when yes was yes, and no was no, and maybe made sense even when the month wasn’t May and there were no bees to be found. To the final run of teeth through school girl hair in anticipation of seven o’clock when cartoon network assumed its rightful place on GTV. To afternoons watching …

  • The Water Chronicles: Calabash Tears (Part 1)

    [Something I’ve been working on. I intended to use it for something else, but I feel like I’d rather share it with you guys! Everything in it’s own time. Dedicated to YOWLI 08ers! Thoughts appreciated. Enjoy!!] — Amsatou detested it. Not the weight of the aluminum bucket on her head after it was filled, or …

  • Poetry/Prose: Novelty

    Sweat trickling down her brow Skin pulsating as blood rushes through her veins Fluorescent light overhead; blinding, but all she can do is stare Somewhere in the distance, voices chattering “Is she okay?” “Breathe” “It won’t be long now” This is what death must feel like. Seconds later, in impressions of eternity The pain slashes …

  • A Short Script: Good Cop-Bad Cop

    [I always found this kind of writing fascinating. So I decided to try my hands at one. Would be interesting to see what peeps make of it. Enjoy! ] Good Cop: Don’t click on it . Bad Cop: Oh, why ever not, you know you want to. Good Cop: Just don’t! You’re setting yourself back. …

  • Psychic

    God-fearing. Check. Attractive. Check. Interesting. Check. Smart. Umm. Funny. No comment. Dimples. Zero.  Guess he’s already disqualified. And he’d looked like he had so much potential. The injustices of this world.  “Awura Adjoa, so what d’you think?” “Huh?” She’d drifted away again as his voice droned on. He chuckled, and smiled sweetly. “About the existence of extra-terrestrial beings. A definite yes or …

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