CREATIVE WRITING Dear Abi 

#DearAbi Make My Heart a Home

Dear Abi, I’ve been struggling to write this letter, over the past week, as the words don’t seem to make it from my heart to the screen anymore. It’s like every time I sit down to write, a dark fog clouds the clarity of my thoughts and whatever’s written doesn’t convey the truth of what I really want to say. Music seems to be my only escape of late. Long hours are spent browsing the internet for songs, both familiar and new. The rest of the time is spent jamming…

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FOOTBALL THOUGHTS 

Introduction: Road to the World Cup #Russia2018

by Eric Ananda The last time the world gathered for the global football extravaganza, it was in the Amazon in 2014. The beautiful cities of Porto Alegre, Sao Paolo, Belo Horizonte and the jungle in Manaus all played a great part in the beautiful spectacle of football. The tournament in Brazil will be remembered for causing Kenyan’s sleepless nights as the games were played in ungodly hours. People were awake as late as 1am to catch the games. The hosts Brazil ended the tournament in fourth place but nothing can…

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CREATIVE WRITING VERSE 

Will you kiss me?

When the moon hangs over the night sky and stars glitter its visage, will you sit next to me hold my hand as we listen to crickets chipping and try to discern planes from shooting stars.   Will you kiss me when the church bell rings and the priest blesses our union in front of God, friends and family.   Will you grab a hold of my hand as I lead you to the dance floor pull you close into my arms and sway along to thinking out loud.  …

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CREATIVE WRITING VERSE 

The Silent Voice.

Escape. That’s all I could think about. Escape The voice kept saying. And for once, I felt weak enough to listen. You’ll be doing them a favor anyway It always feels like a burden being true to yourself. Those around selfish for pieces of you to remind them of a connection to something. Lineage. Escape You think about you best friend what will it do to your her? Escape No. It will ruin her. Escape Escape Escape this misery of a life. But It ain’t so bad. It does get lonely…

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MUSIC REVIEWS 

#Review The Thrill of it All

Can’t believe it’s been 3 years since Sam Smith gave us his debut album, In The Lonely Hour. This is the same album that won him four Grammy awards and made him one of the biggest names in music today. Fast forward to 2017, as we patiently anticipated Sam Smith’s second album, The Thrill of it All, and he constantly whetted our appetites with singles from the album which included the songs Too Good at Goodbyes, Burning and Pray. Those three songs set the bar and what was left unanswered…

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CREATIVE WRITING VERSE 

Promise Me by @judyannetM

Heal. I just wanted you to heal. Be better. Forget. Heal.   I picked up the phone. Knew I should not have But it was Sunday morning The sun was out, The tree outside my window dancing in the wind. And Sundays like this have a way of getting into my head So I gathered myself on the couch The one by the window And called you.   You received my call with a scream So shrill so unexpected I jumped dropped the phone with a quick fuck sat down,…

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CREATIVE WRITING PROSE 

Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

Do you know how it feels to give yourself completely to someone or something? To take that leap of faith hoping that there might just be some light at the end of the tunnel. Do you know how it feels to be there for someone through their lowest moments? To be stuck in the trenches of this emotional roller coaster, wipe the tears from their eyes and make the best of the little in you to have them feel just a little better. Do you know how it feels to…

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CREATIVE WRITING VERSE 

#SundayRead Heal by @judyannetM

You and I are strangers now. Every so often your Facebook posts spring into my feed My heart is breaking. It breaks my heart. I want to come get you Bring you to mine You know You will always have a home here. Run you a warm bath Fill it with yellow roses, Your favourite, Douse it with lavender oil and a dash of honey Let you soak Soak in all the things that make you happy Wash the ache away. Sit you on my couch The old one by…

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