She cried

How about this for a throw back poem… enjoy this one from 2010.

I once was

“Don’t struggle to get what you want, but modify your wanting –

Buddhist proverb”

Day 15: Ameena

Originally posted on nostalgic words of future me:
New year resolutions have never been my thing. Growing up, I always wondered why people waited till the start of a new year to bring out that blank page and fill it up with numbers, words and bullet points… However, the last few months of 2015, I…

A turn of events

“Time goes by, never relenting in its efforts to move forward…”

Friendships

I have a hand full of friends and I get extremely excited when I get to spend time with a friend I haven’t seen in a while. I haven’t seen Taiwo in a little over two years (we somehow manage to talk everyday). It was really nice catching up with her and she inspired today’s poem….

..a little less

Hello everyone… how are you all doing today?? Today’s poem was originally supposed to be a Ghazal (pronounced Guzzle); but then I started writing and I lost the whole poetic scheme, so I just kept on writing till I felt I had written something worthy of blogging lol. My friend reckons I could still get away with…

Happy anniversary 

Yesterday marked the 5th wedding anniversary of my very good friends (a.k.a The Jackies 🙂 ). Today’s poem is one of my gifts to them. I wish them both many more wonderful married years together, filled with happiness and accomplished dreams. I pray you both grow old together. You really are an amazing couple. God…