Criticism: Death of an Eland by Henry Barlow

The poem is about the death of a game animal called eland. An eland is a large African antelope popularly regarded and esteemed because of its flesh, as it is blocky and relatively big. The persona of this poem is an observer who accompanies a hunter in his day-to-day activities of game hunting. The poet... Continue Reading →

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The Guilt Of Giving By Laban Erapu

You’ve seen that heap of rags That pollutes the air-conditioned City center, That louse that creeps about In the clean core of sophistication You’ve seen him waylay his betters And make them start Especially when they have no change   You recall the day you came upon him And were startled by his silent presence... Continue Reading →

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The Death of an Eland By Henry Barlow

Those eyes! Those liquid green eyes Tear-less yet crying Terrified and silent Imploring for mercy Those eyes haunt me.   We stood and looked at her Emaciated with hunger and pain Lying on her side with the festering leg Dripping with pus held in the air Trying to heave itself up with her other legs... Continue Reading →

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Gone Too Soon

As I write this piece my love Seated still, solemn, sad and lonely I can't believe that you lie below this mound With your little tender heart still   I can't believe you're gone; forever gone I can't imagine all that we've done together Is just but memories that slowly will fade You left without... Continue Reading →

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I’m Sorry Dad

Late night in my bed Sitting in support of my cotton pillow My little love and angel Wet her pillow in sobs and tears   Her tears form a strand waterfall to the lefts Drops run down her cheek to the cleft Made possible by her well-rounded eye socket She was in pain in agony... Continue Reading →

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I’m A Soldier Born To Die

If I die in a war zone Box me up and send me home Put my medals on my chest Tell my mum I did my best Tell my dad not to bow He won't get tension from me now Tell my brother to study perfectly The key to my bike will be his permanently... Continue Reading →

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Gateway To Hell: Africa Is Splitting

Introduction A volcano is a rapture in the crust of a planetary mass object such as the earth that allows hot lava, volcanic ash and gases to escape from magma chamber below the earth’s surface. The earth’s volcanoes occur because its crust is divided or broken into tectonic plates, that float on a hot fluid... Continue Reading →

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EDUCATION IS A PRODUCT OF SUPER-NATURALISM

Table of Contents Introduction …………………………………………………………………………………………………..I Influences of super-naturalism on education…………………………………………………....II Conclusion ……………………………………………………………………………………………………...III References…………………………………………………………………………………………………….....IV   Introduction The word super-naturalism was started to be used in 1520-1530 B.C.E during the medieval times religious people argued that there are things that cannot be explained by nature there are beyond nature Naturalism is the belief that nature is all... Continue Reading →

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I Will Be Forever Yours

A gentle word like a spark of light illuminates my soul And as each sound goes deeper It's you that makes them whole There is no corner, no dark place Your love cannot fill And if the world starts causing waves It's you that makes them still And yes! You always speak to me In... Continue Reading →

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Before I met You

  Before I met you I felt that I couldn't love That nobody would be able to fill the emptiness in my heart But all that changed when I met you   Then I came to realize you were always on my mind You are funny, sweet, jovial and energetic like the wind You always... Continue Reading →

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Recipe 1: Crisps

What does it take to make crisps at your home kitchens? It does not require professional knowledge I can bet that. You don't have to be a chef either! Then let's get down to THE "cooking" business. You just need the following ingredients: Irish potatoes Sweet potatoes Cassava Yams These tubers are washed, peeled, trimmed... Continue Reading →

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Can’t Make It Alone

Lying, thinking last night How to find my soul a home Where water is not thirsty And a loaf of bread is not stone   I came up with one thing And I don't believe I'm wrong That nobody, but nobody Can make it out here all alone   There are some millionaires With money... Continue Reading →

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The Lyrics of My Heart

All I want is to be part of your heart For us to be together to never be apart You are perfect; so is this love that we share We have so much more than I ever thought we would   I love you now more than I ever thought I could I promise to... Continue Reading →

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Supermarket. Excellent Customer Service Skills 

Have you ever walked out of a retail store, a supermarket, organizational offices or any other business-oriented premises with a thought of "I'll never come back here again" or "They think they're doing me any favor?" As for me, 'Yes' I have had such an experience at a retail store having been poorly and rudely... Continue Reading →

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Free Advice-Take it or Leave it!

When reading a piece of poetry, read at a low pace. Poems require high level of comprehension and concentration in order to correctly get what the poet intends to relay.Never use your favourite song as your alarm tone, you will end up hating it.If you are having problems quitting smoking, just lick table salt with... Continue Reading →

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Letter To My Sweetheart

If I thought for just one momentThat this would be my last breatheI'd tell you I'll love you forever even beyond deathIf I thought just for on momentThat your face would be the last thing I'd ever seeI'd take a million pictures and save them just for meIf I thought for just one momentThat your... Continue Reading →

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Kenyan Unsung Heroes: Dedan Kimathi

NO JUSTICE FOR KIMATHI Kimathi appealed the execution ruling in the East Africa Court of Appeal the same year through lawyer Ralph Milner, but the appeal was thrown out a month later. He then petitioned the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (the highest court of appeal) for special leave to appeal against the judgment... Continue Reading →

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My Pledge of Love

I've made a vow to no one but youI pledge my love to forever be trueI'll take care of you and treat you rightI'll lay beside you all through the nightI'll feed you and clothe you and keep you warmI'll hug you kiss you and give you shelter in the stormI'll protect you and shield... Continue Reading →

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My Mask

I was once sad and lonely Having no one to comfort me I wore a mask that always smiled Just to hide my pain behind my face   I had many friends and with my mask I was one of them But deep inside me I always felt empty Like I was missing a part... Continue Reading →

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When Tomorrow Wakes Without Me 

When tomorrow wakes without me Don't stand by my grave and weep I'm not there my lovely angel Do not be sad or sombre it was not accidental   When tomorrow comes and I'm not there Do not worry about me my beautiful kin Be sure I'm home in another dimension within Do not shed... Continue Reading →

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It’s A Valentined Christmas

Christmas is a day when we remember the day the Christ was born to save mankind. Solely, it's a day of God's pure love to human race so that they may have hope, a different destiny, a different life and a different identity. Many celebrate this day in different ways. But it's a great privilege... Continue Reading →

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Where Is Mama?

"Mama, Papa, where is mama? "I want to see mama I miss her" I can hear and see you my daughter from beneath here I can feel your grief from  down here   I can hear you call but can't respond I miss you but I can't hold you You are too young to know... Continue Reading →

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Valentine’s Eve

Now here again it comes! It's valentines day again and lovers all over the world are anxiously waiting for this special day or say special occasion. It happens just once in a year. It is a time to evaluate your love life. Review your wrongs and misdoings and also reflect on your achievements. Appreciate your... Continue Reading →

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Different Categories Of Prose Fiction

Overview Prose fiction is a branch of literature that deals with different genres of fiction in the works of literature. Prose Fiction has six main categories, namely: Novels, Novellas, Short Stories, Autobiographies, Biographies and Memoirs. Having stated these down, now we can start to discuss each one of them. Novels A novel is a long... Continue Reading →

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Everything Is Meaningless 

I hate life because the work that is done under the sun is grievous to me. All of it is meaningless,  a chasing after the wind. Everything I've toiled for under the sun,  I must leave them behind to the one who comes after me. And who knows whether that person will be wise or... Continue Reading →

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A Dream Come True

I wake up every day With your smile on my mind It's a beautiful sight to behold So soft and so kind My dreams are all filled With the thought of you and me I awake and smile for my dreams have all come true I have you to guide me through my troubles and... Continue Reading →

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You Touched My Heart of Stone

A smile took my gaze and I grinned Something wonderful came from within Emanated from the both of us This feeling couldn't be contained Ascertained to a fairydream tiwaz the greatest feeling I've ever conceived Going home changed  more every day With you talking to me in your own little way Before I met you... Continue Reading →

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Ever Since I Met You

Ever since I laid my eyes on you I knew for a fact this was a dream come true Everything my heart desires in one single go Fell into my lap and made my love grow I know now my life is complete No more struggles or battles to compete Now I see my future... Continue Reading →

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How To Write A Poem

Hello everyone out there? Hope you are all doing good. Today we are going to look at the easiest steps one can take to write a poem at home easily all by himself or herself. These steps are as easy as follows: Decide and pick out the topic onto which you want to write  about-... Continue Reading →

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A Day Without You

  A day without you Is a day without hope A day without you Is a day without happiness A day without you Is a day without existence A day without you Is a day without the sun A day without you Is a day without your warmth A day without you Is a day... Continue Reading →

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Never Give Up

Never give the fight Never give in to defeat Move forward and onward Press upwards with strength from within   Always believe in victory Always look forward with determination Never be the one Who is seen as a coward   Always remember the past Look into the future And always remember It is good to... Continue Reading →

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