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the deserts have no roses

the deserts have no roses

The biggest we have of our personalities is more to do with our standing in any society we find ourselves in. That is all that matters after all. Everything else doesnt really matter because...

let them fornicate

let them fornicate

There is always a prism or some other sort of ism about what they define as choice in life. I for one am in a place in my life where many questions remain unanswered...

after the sex

after the sex

The delicate nature of human relations sometimes means that we have a tendency to leave things undone for fear of creating some sort of embarrassment. What we do is a matter of some unfettered...

the tears of an unending season

the tears of an unending season

A soul sometimes can be a tragic thing to have. Or is it be? That is a completely different kettle of fish. The hardest thing to understand at most times is women and their...

Lest the Gods Should Forget What Marriage Really Is

Lest the Gods Should Forget What Marriage Really Is

There is a time in every man’s life when being alone almost sucks. When the idea of going home to face your own demons becomes the closest thing to a roman tragedy. It is...

the chimes of freedom

the chimes of freedom

The state of mind of most people nowadays is grossly embarrassing based on what one would call suspended records and memories. I have things just like any other man for which I am duty-bound...

africa bleeds

africa bleeds

In a month that is called Africa Month, the celebration of the statehood of the great continent, the tragedy of events that have been taking place in Africa is disturbing to say the least....

johanna’s visions in the masses

johanna’s visions in the masses

In the song Visions of Johanna by the incomparable Bob Dylan he mentions a little boy who takes him so seriously, brags about his misery and likes to live dangerously. That is almost a...

after the slogans have stopped

after the slogans have stopped

When a man is broke and there is a prospect of money he is at his most reasonable. He will promise equity, justice and that it comes with for all those that are deemed...

the fear of the belt

the fear of the belt

The biggest asset we have in life is often attached to some sentimental value which in the grand context of things seems to have little to do with the fact of the matter. A...

the boat may have been stolen

the boat may have been stolen

There is a common convenience that is incumbent with human behaviour that I find most amusing. A young man I had not seen in almost five years suddenly reappeared and in the course of...

the last man standing

the last man standing

so the two are still at each other,one a very ambitious black man, the other a defiant white woman.They continue to play the political fandango with much ado,one trying to outwit the other,both believe...

mirage and blue pills

mirage and blue pills

so there is a certain aging black female talk show host who unilaterally declared herself the high priest of morality now thinks she can make loud comments political.i can not believe how day in...

I don’t live today

I don’t live today

It is not so common cause sometimes that the consciousness of freedom is not really connected to the demonstration of one’s ability to maintain it. I give the example most times of a man...

The ballot box is full of lice

The ballot box is full of lice

Today, Zimbabwe celebrates the 28th anniversary of the handover of the country from white minority British rule. Things are different and the same. The revolution still goes on. The reality on the ground when...

love is as good as holding a thought at ransom

love is as good as holding a thought at ransom

In a life where context is never relevant for most people and summary judgments are made on the basis of sound bites that are played over and over again, it seems antagonistic for any...