Twisting turns Destined opposite paths The mid holds a point. Two travelers In wander against tides Worn out in life’s pinches Life’s end holds no stitches Hope speaks in fear’s chokes Fear reigns in fright of hope Man sinks deep in quick sand Withering on the crossroad. Heroes live beyond death’s call Cowards die […]

The Answer

Life’s a pool of questions Stuck within the perimeters Of the soul’s case. The deads’ mouths are mute. Life’s an interviewer Posing questions from ages To the greater of greats of man Left dumb to the clue of response. The deads’ mouths are mute. For the answer Man remains lost in delusion Bedeviled in a […]


In the shadows of darkness Feeling fine air from flying fingers Under white coated ceilings The night skies from view are hidden Dark heads remain in agony for slumber Fragile feet grasp for repose Hot breaths of tire escape the nails’ prisons The spine lies gently on hard cushion Yet sleep dreams far away in […]


Curtains behind curtains Floating beneath darken waves The soul sings melodies of sorrow Echoes from heaps of wilderness Curtains behind curtains Sinking in bed of roses The heart cries out love Sighs of sweetened sweat Curtains behind curtains Lies the secret of love Curtains behind curtains Lies the revelation of loss ©Lansah Lawrence September,2017. lansah.wordpress.com


Tredding thin threads of trust Miming words of caution The believer travels the rope Hanging above sharp steel Of drowning streched arms Into viscous valleys​ of foil. The fall speaks tales of flaws Buried under the foam of kinship Must tiny sparkles spread latter Across laden foam of thickened blood ? The fall speaks tales […]

*At 60 , My Voice.*

  On the everest of joy And the malfeasance in freedom I have railed the ways towards the dream I lived within the womb of my colonial mother. I am sixty and I am a man. From the vibrance of a teenage Amidst fouls of youthful curiosity And challenges of menopaused wives, I have raised […]