• Review

    YLLW

    Title: YLLW Author: Ataisi Ogute Blurb:  YLLW is a compilation of thoughts and poems. It was inspired by the story of a friend, Ugochi, that gave me purpose and strength. The book touches on love, heartbreak and sensuality. Things that everyday people can relate to.  YLLW begins with an interesting foreword that would make any poetry enthusiast pause. As promised in the blurb, the book tells a tale of sensuality, love and heartbreak, and these themes are evident from the start to the end. If you are someone who needs to tell a story of unrequited love, disappointments and pain, this book is for you. It is honest and packed…

  • Poetry

    An open letter

    I don’t know if your heart can carry these words with all the weight it holds, or if like the weather it is too heavy. I don’t know if you can see through the tears in your eyes long enough to read this. But if you can; For all the times you’ve felt invisible, you were seen,For all the times you were broken, you will heal,The night has stretched on longer than you thought, but dawn will come,And you keep wandering trying to find your place, in my heart you have a home,You may hate yourself, but you are loved,For all your wrongs, you’ve done a thousand things right,The dark…