Tag: love

  • Hope

    Written by Joy Ijere For over thirty weeks and six When the food turns bitter-sweet And all the clothes no longer fit She bears the pain and counts the weeks Through the cold, through the heat She knows for sure where it will lead For little hands and little feet Soon from her will be […]

  • Loved


    In my lifetime, I have been loved. I have been loved by men and women of all shapes and sizes, Ages and stages, features and statures, Some of who gave their substance while others gave their time. They paid attention to my nonsense while listening for virtue. They saw wisdom in foolishness, and perceived gold […]

  • Where did it go?

    Where did it go? The spark in our eyes As we went on the rise Climbing fast to the top Without time for a stop The glow on our faces The warmth of embraces Our loud-ringing laughter And never-ending banter When we just fell in love And the moon smiled above The sparkle in your […]

  • Celebrate the Difference

    Yellow. And Red Green. And Blue Cream. And Coffee Milk. And Chocolate White and Black and You and Me And everything that’s in between Contrast and complement Within the space that fills the earth. The space. That fills That occupies. Unseen Untouched. Unmoved. Unchanging. Unending Transforming. Upending So we are treading. Softly Unknowing. Uncertain We […]

  • Love Comes Softly

    Love comes softly, like a gentle breeze at dusk Hate kills quickly, like an elephant’s tusk Fear creeps slowly, like a snake upon its prey Faith goes boldly, not afraid to work and pray

  • Trailed by Love

    I’ve been trailed by the love That comes from above He has been on the move Always trying to prove That his love for me Is more than I see Thank you Father, for your love