anticipated silence.

I know it’s coming; maybe today, maybe tomorrow. After the loud of guns, the silenced tears will follow. Days start in outrage and end in signs painted in blood. How many more martyrs need to exist before we no longer need marches, how many more mothers burying daughters and fathers mourning sons before we no…

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Tumaini: Unfiltered Emotion (Book Announcement)

Title: Tumaini – Unfiltered Emotion Author: Jade Novelist Release Date: October 23, 2020 Synopsis: Tumaini is a poetry anthology written by Jade Novelist, that serves as a partial memoir, a dedication to his late son. In this anthology, Jade eloquently uses poetry to retell the story of his relationship with the mother of his son,…

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Flicker

The flames started small, at first, small enough to ignore. It started in the forest where the butterflies lived. I thought it was normal, with time things change and butterflies find a new home. I wish I knew then that butterflies run away when heat overwhelms them, when threatened with fire. Quickly the flames spread,…

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