IN THE BROTHERHOOD OF THE NIGHT—A poem by Jessy

(This poem is about paid assassins thinking about their lives,and their victims. They are resigned to the full knowledge that one day they will be caught by the law)Dazzlings of dark has been spouted of earth's dam,this nightBe it not—we prayed— when all shall be made rightWhen all wrongs— our wrongs shall be weighedAgainst the … Continue reading IN THE BROTHERHOOD OF THE NIGHT—A poem by Jessy

💔 LOVE IS FOR THE WEAK ❤️—A poem by Jessy

They say love is for the weakFor those too foolish to leave what causes them painThat the strong has more important life painsOf War,of Ambition,of Power,of wealthTo keep them companyNot the gaping pain of Love that do not last.Love is timid; love is manipulativeLike Fear,Lust and HappinessAnd these are but hormones at workAnd only the … Continue reading 💔 LOVE IS FOR THE WEAK ❤️—A poem by Jessy

MAJOR BOSTON HARLEY OF THE BOOT — A poem by Jessy.

Old Boston Harley of the BootAn old craggly dwalf of one toothAs dark as the Raven in it's daily sing out of cu-coo-dutOn duty on railways,queer on his whine and hootAs long as it serves suitable for him to loot.His moustache polished well with cigarette sootCoughing and puffing like those old save-me-trains set afootHe stands—a … Continue reading MAJOR BOSTON HARLEY OF THE BOOT — A poem by Jessy.

ON A HOT FEBRUARY AFTERNOON

Image © Duncan P. Walker On a hot February afternoonWide elephantine ears of a drum broadcast the afternoon messageLoud cleavage of salt-sweat laden attentionDrowsy eyes betray the tired alertness forcedA tripod of hands and chins , the image of dearthNewly minted laughter relieves the monotony.Bright hued afternoon, Rhymer of dreamsLittle Lilliputian bushes screen the dustDrenched … Continue reading ON A HOT FEBRUARY AFTERNOON

And when yet? (A poem by Jessy, written in memory of victims of the Owo and Ondo (in Nigeria) killings.

When the weighted time blown apparition knocks Who shall him outwit and entry deny? When old age lost all teeth ,and scrawns the face Who shall not but in gaping moodiness Wait the inevitable door that exits the stage The backdoor of life’s dramatic epilogue. And when the harvesters sickle are abroad to field Which … Continue reading And when yet? (A poem by Jessy, written in memory of victims of the Owo and Ondo (in Nigeria) killings.

Over Ambition,A poem by Jessy

Image by chikaOnuu Brother,When shall you ever hunger no moreFor power and material things?For even at the filling of thy bellyThou still want moreYou filch from the poorAnd create non-existent spacesTo hide your spoils in a distended stomach.Brother,Feed not thy emotions to thy pleasured willFor every limit set,is only broken with consequenceFeed thy anger no … Continue reading Over Ambition,A poem by Jessy

Called To Roost,A Crime love story by Jessy. Episode 1 Chapter 1

Episode 1 Chapter 1 Miss Nivan dropped the telephone. She looked at her blotting paper,then began transfering what she had hurriedly jotted down,into another book. Today was really a hectic day. They were on a countdown to Christmas, and this was usually the busiest time of the year. However,she was grateful that the business had … Continue reading Called To Roost,A Crime love story by Jessy. Episode 1 Chapter 1

Valentine’s Day

Purity white lilies poisedBegrudge not for one who has no love more to giveThe rose have lost its lipstick by an invisible kissNo pink tinge to grace the customary hibiscusFor by you have my emotions been dammedComing forth in sleek spits and gurgle-spurtsAnd whose sprinkle only, now reaches you.Receive from me the purity cold whitenessThe … Continue reading Valentine’s Day

The fugitive by David Griffith: A review

My rating of this book: 🌟 🌟🌟🌟🌟 This week's book recommendations includes The fugitive. This crime series (4 books) by David Griffith is a fascinating and action-filled story about a Canadian detective who spent most of his life fighting drug peddling. Having in his later years a desire to live in solitude and peace—away from … Continue reading The fugitive by David Griffith: A review