World’s End

Hi everyone, Something different in this post. I would like to introduce you all to A Tang Poet from Nairobi. This blog is about the Complete Poems of Li Shangyin Interpreted into English by Mark Obama Ndesandjo. At the end of last year, Mark introduced me to Li Shangyin's poetry and I was so enticed by the … Continue reading World’s End

so little, so many

The other night, I wasn't in the mood to tackle a Twitter poetry prompt but still wanted to write...maybe to provide my own inspiration. So using my twitter handle @sonyakassam, I threw around a couple of tweets thinking they may eventually give me an idea for a poem, basically I was talking to myself. To my … Continue reading so little, so many

Perspectives of Love

The 2 wacky wannabe writers are at it again. SweetNut and theWhisperer share their Perspectives of Love. To hate is to love  What is love, but the poison of a snake administered by gentle words and soft kisses As you slowly sink into a blissful smile of infinite sleep An opium dream When you wake, there … Continue reading Perspectives of Love

The Pistachio Shell

The Pistachio Shell (An exquisite depiction of a pistachio shell by theWhisperer)  His fidgety fingers found the groove in the shell Clamped tight shut by god’s mystery spell He longed for the sweet nut encased in this shield To taste the secret heaven he tried to reveal The more he squeezed and pressed and tried … Continue reading The Pistachio Shell

Undefeated Stallion

Undefeated Stallion (Perhaps my favorite poem by KimberLite, at age 13) Mane as black as ebony Worth more than the most money Runs across the desert Is hurt less than he has hurt The undefeated stallion Those angry eyes view all evil Radiates misery even through a veil Never broken down even by the worst … Continue reading Undefeated Stallion

The Odd Couple

The following is a series of 3 poems between a heartbroken couple, he who cannot stop hurting her and she who cannot leave him. In their words is the struggle between leaving the one you love and giving him another chance. By theWhisperer and SweetNut (2 wacky wannabe writers) The Odd Couple (theWhisperer's initial poem, … Continue reading The Odd Couple

The Spring Chrysalis

The Spring Chrysalis (Another beautiful poem by my daughter, KimberLite at age 14) And even the sun will wait Awed by the stunning glow on your face The wind will stop mid-air So the leaves can stop and stare The birds will walk instead of flying The sharks will sink when you are gliding Across … Continue reading The Spring Chrysalis