Passion

      Poetry/Prose: Dirty Dancin’

      We danced. For months on end. The tango, the waltz, even salsa’d it up Amidst the swirling shadows, intoxicated by tune Daylight? T’was always the dark we craved Grinding against each other – wanting, denying, no sleeping tonight Heavy breaths in sync, bass tempo till light Staring. Breathing the other in.  Intimate, strange. Enveloped, conspiring; …

        Africa

        Ghana’s Komla Dumor – Insights on Courage & Embarking on the Narrow Path [Tribute]

        Source: Komla Dumor’s Facebook Page “There’s so much more to tell about Africa than the usual stories about war, famine and disease.” Komla Dumor. Son, husband, father, Ghana’s “Boss Player”, Africa’s storyteller, BBC World News broadcaster, inspiration – courage personified. If anyone had told me that Komla Dumor’s Black Star would burst out into eternity …

              Thoughts on the Exuberance of Youth

              For some time now I’ve been trying to find a word that describes the magic of youth – the unspoken energy that makes youth so fearless and non judgmental about themselves and their dreams. This morning I had a discussion with someone who has become a mirror of sorts for me; forcing me to look …

                  2013: “It’s Taken Care Of!”

                  For the past two or so days I have been trying to recollect 2012. To remember what happened. I know there were highs and lows, but for some reason those peaks and valleys weren’t as defined as those of latter years. How could I live through 2012 but not remember it in great detail? Did …

                    Poetry/Prose: Identity & Other (Travel) Musings

                    The thing about embarking on a new experience – travel, project, idea, decision, dream, opportunity – is that you always uncover yourself anew. —“Why don’t you write anymore?”That’s the question that sent me running back here.The number of false-start posts I’ve had in the last two months are shameful to say the leastYou either go …

                      Africa

                      Circum-Alert: Hold The Future – The Movement Is Here

                      “When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you achieve it.” – The Alchemist (Paulo Coelho) Finally, after numerous allusions on this site, I get to introduce you to a project I’ve been personally involved in since returning home to Ghana. As you know, our dear continent (Africa) has undergone many challenges over the years, some …

                        Poetry/Prose: Dream Suspended

                        Why have you deserted me? You mean why have you deserted you? No, I mean you abandoning me. I didn’t. You did. Why does this conversation sound so familiar? Because we’ve had it many times before.(See here) Honestly, I’ve lost count how many. So you see, you keep deserting me. Where’d you pick up such …