Big Ideas, Little Country

I recently wrote in my poem Against the Moon: you do not need to be in a position of power to influence the ways of the world  Last night I came across an excellent and important message which I would like to share. Take a few minutes to watch:   It seems like we, our leaders have been … Continue reading Big Ideas, Little Country

No Ordinary Lion

No ordinary lion Nature crowned his mane The colour of night Halo around a sunset Born victorious None could challenge him At the pinnacle of his rage Yet when death ambushed him Was Mohawk even aware He was fighting a battle? No time for a final roar Just a crown The colour of night Halo around a sunset … Continue reading No Ordinary Lion

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

Disequilibrium – The Price of Civilization

I am re-posting my poem Disequilibrium as a response to Dungeon Prompt the price of civilization  Disequilibrium Straightened back, learnt to walk on two Reached for the highest fruit Tamed fire, sharpened your mind Instinct on mute Trekked over lands, navigated waters Cruised through the air There would have been plenty, all to live in … Continue reading Disequilibrium – The Price of Civilization

Revere The Dead

What remains of mine will you bury Or perhaps even cremate? What rituals will you perform I will only follow my fate As I arrived, so will I leave Not a sigh shall be heard Nor my shadow be traced Through the realm and beyond Unrecognized I was while vibrant Fading away you paid no attention … Continue reading Revere The Dead