SWEET DISTRACTION | By: Membis Okorie C.

Having you with meFeels like conquering the whole worldAnd looking at your picturesShows me beauty I never knew existed That first glance of youBrought me back to lifeThen your words healed my woundsMelted my soul and took away my senses Like morning rays on sprouting rosesYou beautify every momentAnd like evening stars on the roof … Continue reading SWEET DISTRACTION | By: Membis Okorie C.

For a Rebirth of Love

Nnekasi,I bring you before the streamFor a rebirth A fish is no stranger in the oceanAnd what one loves, he washes Nnekasi,I have come to baptize youAnd name you after us Lock your hands in mine.When everything else falls,We shall remain. Photo by Naveen Annam on Pexels.com

BOYHOOD DIDN’T LAST LONG ENOUGH | By: Membis Okorie C.

Memories of Boyhood Boyhood didn't last long enoughBut like the blink of an eyeOur darkness meshed with brightnessAnd gave birth to sweet sights in balanceMaybe, boyhood lasted for just a weekAnd six of the seven, we were sick Boyhood didn't last long enoughOur girls were too shy, secretive and toughThey failed to appreciate the loveThat … Continue reading BOYHOOD DIDN’T LAST LONG ENOUGH | By: Membis Okorie C.