Poetry Reading – Collaboration with Desiri


Welcome back to “Love Don’t Fear” stories and collaborations 😊 “I saw her smile” is a story of a girl who keeps searching for love in all the wrong places. I have shared this poem before, but I’m super happy to present you with Desiri Okobia’s rendition of it. Desiri (aka Miss Dee) is the author of “Diaries of a Visionary” and an English Literature … Continue reading Poetry Reading – Collaboration with Desiri

‘Love Don’t Fear’ Collaborations


POETRY AND BOOKS One of the greatest American novelists Ernest Hemingway is quoted to have said “Writing, at its best, is a lonely life.” And yes, writing is solitary – it requires concentration and dedication, but that’s not what this post is about… This post is about collaboration. “Love Don’t Fear” is filled with relationship stories, hence my need to share the book’s creation process … Continue reading ‘Love Don’t Fear’ Collaborations

Poetry, Writing, Publishing, Interview…


. Real writers write today They do not wait until tomorrow Real writers paint the truth – Aware that joy comes after its sorrow . Real writers know that the gift Comes from the heavens above Real writers stand up to fear of being misread or unloved . Real writers are not afraid Of being called a fluke or a fake Real writers write for the … Continue reading Poetry, Writing, Publishing, Interview…

Remember Your Future – Poem


Remember your future When the past is bleak Remember Tomorrow When you’ve had a tough week or a year, even many tough years… That have left you discouraged and weak  . I pray for your strength When you’re weary and drained That you focus your mind On remembering good days Again, and again, and again…   . Just remember your future, Picture it in your mind Decide … Continue reading Remember Your Future – Poem

Keep Swimming – Poem


… A brief definition of a beach, by me – Soft & golden sand with a fresh breeze & the sea Yet, this shore, right here, without one grain of sand Is believed to be qualified. I believe, but not quite… … Well… Sea? Checked. Breeze? Checked. But then.., stones – and sooo haaard! ….. In my mind, there’s a memory of a soft & smooth beach Without the soft sand, … Continue reading Keep Swimming – Poem

If It’s Broke – Fix It: Poetry & Self-Publishing


You may have noticed that I changed the title and the cover of my latest poetry collection. Ha… the book had only been out for a month… ‘Why did you do that?’ one could ask… Well, that month was the driest month as far as my book sales, on Amazon, are concerned. Not only was this book not selling, but my first book “Do Lend Me … Continue reading If It’s Broke – Fix It: Poetry & Self-Publishing

Get Free & Stay There – Poem


. There are fervent desires hunting for each soul Don’t let them imprison you. Learn to let things go . When it hurts to not have what you think you need Release and defy it – let your mind “stay freed” . Learn to wait and believe – learn to let it go Find a happy medium. Take your time to grow .  In the meantime,  . Relax… … Continue reading Get Free & Stay There – Poem

The Perfects Tale – Poem


Mr & Mrs Perfect sat on a Tree J-U-D-G-I-N-G They kept looking down from the highest branch “Let’s gossip a little while we’re having lunch” . “We’ve got a great view and so much spare time It’s free entertainment – we won’t spend a dime!” They looked down upon peeps – never looked within… Birds pooped on their heads. The Sun burnt their skin . … Continue reading The Perfects Tale – Poem