Love forbidden!

Our love story is illicit Forbidden by duty to country We stand on opposite sides Separated by war and death Burdened with guilt and desire But my heart wants what it wants   Our first meet was a coincidence The second was a negotiation The third time was fate And even though it was dangerous…

Hope in living

So what if my heart got broken I would just fall in love again So what if I fail this time I would just try again next time As far as my heart’s still beating I know there is hope in  living   So what if it’s not working today I will regroup and try…

I Was Wrong

He’s good with Kids That’s the first thing I noticed He never looked more handsome, Than when he spoke about what he loved I could feel the power in his passion I could feel the depth in him He’s perfect I was wrong   When people ask me why I stay All they see is…

Let mother sing

Let me tell you a secret See, my mother loves to sing She sings songs that move her She sings blues that soothes her She sings ballads that please her   Let my mother sing a song Sing to me, sing me lullabies Her sweet voice that lulls me to sleep One that is familiar…

Illusion pt.5 (novelette): Heart-Strings

It is the moment of truth. Every time I reach for the envelope, my fingers cramp up. This is mostly because, whatever I find there could alter the relationship I have with Kefe. What if its nothing ??? Maybe I should trust Kefe After more than an hour of trying to work and failing, curiosity…

Random Thoughts

What’s the balance between aiming for perfection and aiming realistically? What’s the balance between pushing for something you really want and knowing that your choices may just be plain trash and you need to let go? What’s the balance between loving someone and just caring really really much? I wish I knew the answer to…

Spring

Dry ice melts as sun hits Snow slush instead of pellets Tree buds and stray flowers Fill the street with colors Spring is near Winter coats and leather jackets Tucked and folded in the back of closets Out with the boots in, with the mules Time for barbecues and sunshades Spring is here

The Violets of March by Sarah Jio

 This is my first Sarah Jio’s book, and  I was very impressed. There’s drama, romance, suspense, and tragedy. In short, it’s a tearjerker. The book is about Emily, a recent divorcee, and burnt-out author. Her ex-husband of five years was leaving her for a younger woman, and they were already engaged. The last straw for…

Illusion pt.4 (novelette)

Today is a good day, everything will be alright. I have nothing to worry about. I chant to myself as I walk into my office because I want to believe it. My secretary Christina, efficient as always interrupts me with my schedule “Ma’am, tea will be ready in a minute, all contracts to be reviewed…

Illusion pt. 3 (novelette)

As  I drive to work, I try to remember anything suspicious about Kefe. I can’t help it. I know I should love and trust him and I do.  Truth is, I have never felt more connected to anyone else except Jidenna. I just want to know what’s going on and if he hasn’t told me…