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The Stranger Arts 

The Stranger

He came in my life at my darkest hour   When the man who promised to stand by me who made feeble promises to hold me in the dark and protect me from the dangers of the world left, without a word or clue I do not know why to this day It was very windy that day and I did not have much on I was wearing his favorite dress dusty rose and pair of white slippers but he never showed My dress gathered dirt my make up smudged…

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To the man that raised me Arts 

To the man that raised me

My father walks through fire barefoot, carries his family across the ocean, fights off the sea and still has time to read me bedtime stories. He tells me to breathe, inhale and exhale, life will follow your lead. My father gave up his voice a long time ago in exchange for mine. He knew about the continent inside my chest, about the earthquake that shakes me. My father made sacrifices, traded his soul for ink and paper, he knew my words would soon begin to overflow. That I was capable…

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Sweet Mango Pie Arts 

Sweet Mango Pie

Swimming in purple water makes me giddy The hippos laugh as i giggle and scream Posteriously producing bubbles that froth and foam Start spinning up around my head Its sweet perfume intoxicates me so As I splish and splash on the hippos back My thoughts turn to gumdrops and sweet mango pie Made from baboons with big yellow eyes As i turn to my left i see a crocodile there Holding a mirror and brushing his hair And since he was busy i looked at a snail And thought it…

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Alone, Free & Safe Arts 

Alone, Free & Safe

If I can stay here forever. Months and years passed and nothing has changed. I met a lot of people and tried to find in them that missing part of me. I am here again, sitting in front of the same place, with my bag and no one beside me. I am still in the same place and nothing has changed. I still find peace in my loneliness and nothing else but my loneliness. Too many voices around me, warm hearts and people who love me. But I love them…

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The Forgotten Unity Arts 

The Forgotten Unity

Doug had been on the spaceship for several weeks.  On Earth, he had been part of what people called “the 1 percent”.  He never had to struggle in his life, but now he found himself bored as could be all alone on a spaceship heading to Artemis, a planet orbiting Alpha Centauri.  The ship was running on an antimatter engine.  It took him to the colony in just under 90 days—an amount of time unprecedented to people of the 21st century.  The journey there was especially hard for him because…

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