Since when was love about feeding the ego

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I read something very disturbing this morning in the newspaper about love. It was a feature on the so called ‘season of love’ with Valentine’s Day just around the corner. Christian counselor and author, Gary Chapman, offered his advice on how to love. Top on his list of ways to love was: “Saying things that makes one feel special; a …

Thoughts on consciousness

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For me, consciousness is a state of awareness of self, so a ‘conscious person’ is someone who is actively engaged in being aware and creating awareness. To know thyself is a journey through consciousness; it is cultivation of self. Consciousness helps us to experience every moment of life with presence of mind. When all of our layers of life converge in …

African Queen

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In the company of women she has a quite grace, a non confrontational confidence communicated through her posturing. She powders her face naked, going about her morning routine, getting ready for work. She is not aware of her sensuality although it is radiating from the tips of her nipples, standing firm at the crest of her breasts that are too …

Walking on Broken Glass

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For bongoman Jahlani Niaah on his earthday. Red dirt everywhereBloodying up my houseIn the foyerUp the staircaseBy the sink with those dirty dishesInside the den with those shelves of paperI need to read those papers Mark them up and turn in the gradesBut for the broken glass

Love Me Don’t Miss Me

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Don’t miss me, only love meMy soldier in this spiritual warJust love me, don’t you miss meMy solider in this love clash One day the sun will rise on my smileNo more war with my pain and sadnessAnd when the darkness around me subsidesA spark will ignite to power my desire