Coconut Lady

This poem was inspired by the coconut vendors in Guyana, South America, where my mum’s from.

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What inspires my poems and why I love poetry

Inspiration for my poems come from a variety of things; my everyday thoughts and views of the world, people and animals, feelings, objects, time or situations.

Poetry allows me to play with words and manipulate them to develop different ideas, but what I love best about poetry, is that I can bend the rules and rewrite reality.

My Latest Poems


The dawn pulls over the solemn skiesThe moon faintly smiles with her dilated eyes. Renewed, the sun sighs with relief. The nightmarish slumber was filled with grief; And now citizens rise again – women, menWith the barking dogs and clucking hens. Rendering the possibilities of a day filled with bliss And scarred hands that carveContinue reading “Horizon”

Lost Village

Today out of all the days,The solemn air clearly says Assassination, martyr: violenceThe earth will shake, the sky will silence. You ought to fight the moonlit nightA lantern brought to show the light. A blade brought down upon her headShe wails and cries in her bed. Paint the sun and the glimmering moonNo prize, noContinue reading “Lost Village”

Coconut Lady

This poem was inspired by the coconut vendors in Guyana, South America, where my mum’s from.


A river is a void entity. Life waits to suddenly spring, Played with the universe; matters’ revealed identity.A divinity, a voice will sing. Latin, Greek- a language you speak;With all the inquisitive preachers; A power a hero would seekAnd hypocritical underworld creatures. Goddesses a mother; a regeneration. Gods a warrior; a backbone. Greek Goddesses sweptContinue reading “Creation”

My Latest Story

  • Coming soon: Cats of Legend: The Silent Calling
    This is a thrilling story about determination, bravery and friendship. After Nightwhisker’s sister dies in the war, she takes the responsibility for the Clan but how can she rule a clan when there is barely enough food on the table.

Reading Challenge!

I wouldn’t usually set a target number of books I want to read in a year or month because I like to read whenever I can, but this year, I want to challenge myself. 

My goal is to read 50 books by the end of the year.

2020 Reading Challenge

2020 Reading Challenge
Qa’im has read 33 books toward his goal of 50 books.

Try this!

Set a reading goal to see how many books you can read in a month or a year.

I would love for you to share your reading goals with me in the comments, and also, let me know what you’ve been reading or writing lately.

Latest Reads

Currently Reading

What I want to Read Next

Latest Book Review

The Story of the WINDRUSH

by K.N. Chimbiri

My Rating

Rating: 4 out of 4.

Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl (Abridged)

by Mirjam Pressler

My Rating

Rating: 3 out of 4.

One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world.

— Malala Yousafzai

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