Month: January 2017

A time past

A whiff Eyes close reflexly For the nose to do a vital job Savour a delicious medley of scents Want to hold on tight forever Dip in unseen vapours Of nostalgia     Photo credit: MIH83 via Daily Prompt: Scent

Did I leave an echo?

  Our love far gone Does it echo to you? Do you recall the strength of our bond? Do you reminisce getting lost in the pool of my eyes? You rolled in their depths from dusk till dawn My fingers brought you to life My voice cuddled you to sleep   Then life happened   … Continue reading Did I leave an echo?

The different shades of yellow

I am undecided on the colour yellow Its different shades draw me close With the promise of a new flower Its core and petals a sight for sore eyes With the break of a new dawn and setting of an old sun A beautiful breach in the line where sky meets land With the buzz … Continue reading The different shades of yellow

A simple explanation

I once told a man ridden with pimples That I thought he was simple But his face crumpled So I explained my angle That his heart had goodness in ample That he was easy going without a grumble Even when his tummy rumbled That simple is not always for silly people When I finished, his … Continue reading A simple explanation

What’s ten to you?

  I like number ten. What brings one and zero close, Than the number ten.   She hates number ten. That failure follows a win Depresses her so.   He cares not for ten. He thinks it's just a number. Our views baffle him.   ©Aweni Image credit: ArtsyBee via Daily Prompt: Ten

One crack

One crack was all it took And Life as you knew it flew away to return never Fits replace early morning kisses from your lover The smell of fresh air from morning walks gone forever Replaced by whiffs of unpleasantness from your excreta Now that you have nappies In place of g-strings You are left … Continue reading One crack


The hunger! The thirst! The need to make a difference. To make something of this mundane existence. To leave a mark on this already filled slate. Yes filled! But, know this, There always will be room on the slate. It is no competition. Though in many situations, Man's thirst dries him out. His hunger wearing … Continue reading Hunger

Safe haven

A secret abode here Can be elegant and big It is what you make A quiet corner Splendid and magnificent Made from your yearnings Make your safe palace In your imagination Where it can survive Elsewhere is futile They misunderstand solitude So in your mind rest ❤Aweni Photocredit: Pixabay via Daily Prompt: Privacy


From up here I see clearer. After leaving my travels much earlier, I wonder why I haven't held close those dearer. This bird's eye view makes me question the overseer. Why punish man with life when there is no ever after? What could be drearier? Why jealous of man oh angel Dina? When death he … Continue reading Clearer

A healer’s love

Tired muscles, aching bones Barely able to lift a foot Yet to and fro, he walks the grounds Gut rumbling away and begging for food Fatigue denies him an appetite for this While time cheats his growling gut Rolling into a measly one Disner, lunch and his supper He hears his eiderdown's plea to encase … Continue reading A healer’s love