WHY DO YOU CHOOSE TO STAY

Why do you choose to stay? Why? Tell me. Are you scared of what people will say? That you jump from one husband to another – that you have no shame. Tell me. How do you keep this heavy secret in your fragile heart and live everyday like nothing is...

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NO MORE

Caked sperm flaked off Cynthia’s stomach when she woke up that Saturday morning. She was alone in the bedroom. The bastard was gone. As usual. She heaved a sigh as she lazily crawled to the edge of the bed, absentmindedly grabbing her ripped bra and panties. Her day was starting...

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SHADOWS ON HIS WALL by Ojembe Victor

The figure on his bright walls cries for help The muted screams of a girl, Sit beneath her bowels The fast grinding of his waist, creating a bitter-sweet cascade, of pleasure and pain The dried tears on her bruised face, sat like maps to find hell The shadow on his...

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HOMELY DOOM by Joshua Levites

Comfort me With contumelies And let your smiles make me numb To the pains you breed. Caress me With thorns on your palms And let your defensive pleas Beautify my ugly scars Kiss me With the mightiness of your fists, And let the hour of thrusts humble you To the...

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VOW by Aina O. Y

You and I made vow To be faithful and heartening with no deceit To share our hearts and mend our scars To walk through ills and dance through joy To be together till eternity You and I made a vow To shelter our wants and feed our emotions To shoulder...

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