Poems

23: A Poetry Collection by Louisa

Each year, on my birthday, I release a poetry collection as a way of celebrating new age and releasing of emotions. This year, I chose the title ’23’ because it is the new age I have embraced today. I hope you enjoy each word written, I hope you open your hearts enough to let the […]

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Ndirande: A Poem by Emmanuel Msamala

Ndirande My life begins and sums up a lot here A life of love and hardships Nested and raised in a quarantine Filled with glorious stories and adventures Painful endings filtered with solidarity As the orange sun trades path with the diluted moon But my city sleeps not Ndirande Am reminded of the pain The […]

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December Poetry: Love Me Enough

I have decided to write a poem a day until this year ends. Today, we begin….. You There was a time When I loved me enough for the both of us I did not need you to love me I just wanted you to be there I just needed to be held, to be kissed […]

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Hurt

sometimes we love the wrong ones, most times, they leave our hearts shattered.

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EMPTY: A Poetry Collection

Full Moon   It shines through the night  Its light piercing through  The dark skies  Creating a glimmer of hope  To those in dark allies  A symbol of protection  To those that seek it  A beauty of the night  To stupid lovers  Seated on the grass  Watching it shine Decisions  A road diverged  Into two, equally mesmerizing  One road, […]

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NAKED: A Poetry Collection

STAY I drown in alcohol Light up a spliff Trying to stay high Live in the clouds Where there are no Heartaches Where there are no Tears Where I hold you close Close to my heart My soul rejoicing to having you All to myself But I have a big ego It doesn’t allow me […]

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TRIP: My 2018 Journey

I can summarise 2018 as, “A raging storm,” that is what it has been like. It has been a bittersweet year, gained so much while also losing. Now just a day away from getting to 2019, I would like to share part of my trip with you. Let’s get started: Volunteerism This has been the […]

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