Father Forgive Me

On his face, the years are telling. His eyes, once alive with colour, were now shadows, long bled of there vibrant qualities. His skin, once taught with youth, draped as the last shroud of a man who has forgotten himself. The ushers of the  great hall were accustomed to his coming and going. It had … Continue reading Father Forgive Me

Choice

Sometimes its easy, sometimes its hard, but making the decision is key. There are a thousand tributaries rooted in every second, every moment presents an option to reshape the course of the river. This body of time has life and a mind of its own, it keeps coursing, swallowing the world in its fluid steps. … Continue reading Choice

The List.

Today I left my house with a roughly folded note tucked into my jacket pocket. I'm the kind of person who enjoys writing lists. So this morning, just before I put on my shoes to leave the house, I made a list. I decided to list the things I thought were important to remember and … Continue reading The List.

Why I write

I have managed to sign myself up for another Blogging U. Its called #everydayinspiration. For the next 20 days I'll be posting in response to blogging prompts the lovely people at Daily Post will be sending my way. The first is a free write about why I write. Enjoy.   There is never enough in … Continue reading Why I write

Echoes of Hand Claps

I tried to learn a story from you, something that could make sense of the smiles you have been sharing with the world. So we talked merrily in serious times until you opened up to me, opened a window into a room filled with laughter and music, you showed me your answers to my questions. … Continue reading Echoes of Hand Claps

Writing 101, Day 6: Character Building

Pardon me as I brush aside the cob webs of my blog space once more. My contribution to day 6 of this blogging challenge is finally up. I was asked to write about the most interesting person I've met recently. This was a hard one, this was an interesting one, this stretch my writing voice … Continue reading Writing 101, Day 6: Character Building

Writing 101, Day 5: Brevity

Less is more!! I'm used to spinning yarns at the mercy of my forever chattering conscience. Today my tale had to be short and sweet! Here is the scenario people, I'm walking along a path, road or street, and I stumble upon a letter right there in my path. The letter moves me, something written … Continue reading Writing 101, Day 5: Brevity

Writing 101, Day 4: Seriously lost 

  We slip through this river of time together, I remember your faces. It's a crowded place sometimes, at times its deadly silent, I don't know where this current takes us, but I'm certain our journey's end. We are never in the same place twice, that is the nature of this river, it is the … Continue reading Writing 101, Day 4: Seriously lost 

Writing 101, Day 2: A Room With a View

  The prompt for the day was to write a descriptive piece. I had to think of one place I would love to journey to, I'd have to go there, I'd have to share it with you, paint you a picture of this important place. I turned to nostalgia for my answer, and I wrote, … Continue reading Writing 101, Day 2: A Room With a View