Life Lessons, Poetry

Breathless

The minute I heard He called you home, my arms hung like a wall clock at 5.35, every appendage saluting the floor while disconsolate eyes spat bitterness from the flooded alcoves of my soul. I wish you were still here. Your passing fractured blistered air, redirecting draughts to the passageway of a tortured torso inducing… Continue reading Breathless

Life Lessons, Poetry

When Your Parents Stay Winning, It Is Easy to Feel Like You’re Losing

"When the stallion of loneliness rides over you And the scream of despair swallows hope Take the armour of humility in your left hand And sword of tears in your right hand And be wary of your ego And careful of the hidden revenge And when you migrate in darkness Take shelter under the torch… Continue reading When Your Parents Stay Winning, It Is Easy to Feel Like You’re Losing

Life Lessons, Poetry

How To Die of a Broken Heart

Some women are half empty vessels, allowing any man to dilute and fill them. Unaware that they can never be safe in his unsteady palms. He will spill you both. ©Assumpta Ozua 2016 Last night I watched How To Die of a Broken Heart by Femi Martin. Ever since Femi mentioned this project on Facebook about… Continue reading How To Die of a Broken Heart

Life Lessons, Poetry

In The Midnight Hour

Somewhere between wake and sleep sleep and wake I led impatient ink to a patient page and penned this insomniacs poem. Whilst my house sat still on its ageing plot and all within slept silently blissfully unaware of my night terrors, I stared boldly into the quasi darkness of my room choked by unnecessary worldly… Continue reading In The Midnight Hour