Guidelines for submissions: · “We are looking forward to Africa themed haiku i.e. haiku about African sights and sounds. Haiku must contain clear images, settings and juxtaposition. Haiku must be concise and as brief as possible (though 17 syllable haiku are welcome).
It started with a toothbrush. It’s always the toothbrush that announces the arrival of another. Hers was red, mine was blue. And when back then they stood facing each other in the tiny cylindrical basket, they looked like enemies sizing each other.
When people hear a person is suicidal, they assume that person needs to be talked out of it and most of the times they are right. However, there is another breed of suicidals who have their minds made up that that is what they truly want- to be rid of their own existences using a […]
My home has graves. Graves inscribed with summaries and similar surnames that say nothing: GRAVES. Graves of memories of lives once lived. Graves of pains never spoken. Graves of absence.
Hey Love, I’m sorry it’s taken some time for me to write back to you. I’ve read all of your messages and I know you’ve been worried sick. I truly am sorry, but with everything that has happened lately I couldn’t bring myself to leave the house, let alone reach out to you.
A woman once told me that the way I cut my tomatoes will make my future husband boil in fury, hit me, and quite possibly, even leave me! Then she laughed like it was a good joke and I was oh so pissed! And it seems stupid, I know, to get mad at that. A […]