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PARTED SOULS- African Kenyan Poet

It's one of the most wonderful occurrences that has been taking place since the birth of mankind. 'What are you talking about?' You may ask. Well, to give you a helping hand out of that, poets don't mostly really know what to write about when they firmly grip their pens. It just happens that they record their emotions, thought, feelings and realities in a balancing ratio and the result is an incredible piece of poetry. Wonderful! Isn't it?

Poetry is a passion that i enjoy and an alternative language that i speak. This is the reason why i did this short poem below to communicate a message and an issue that most of us face. Enjoy!

BROKEN SOULS- African Poet

Situations do come up making a shocking revelation that your lover isn't your soul mate. When he/she drills holes and sinks the boat, he/she leaves you with nothing but yourself in the middle of the ocean while he/she takes off to 'paradise' in a 'solo life boat'. At this point, you might drown yourself in tears and soak every pillow in the same, leaving emotions to the full control of your body.

As a poet, or rather a young poet, i wrote a short, simple poem sometimes back visualizing the situation as if it were my own to help you realize that all is not gone if in such situations. If the piece didn't fit the jigsaw, choose that which fits and create something meaningful!


There are numerous ways for one to express his/her emotions, feelings and even convey messages and communicate. One of the most used ways since the birth of mankind has been art. It dates back to the old historic days, where people made art on rocks amongst other levels of creativity. Amazingly, God made the first piece of art from clay, named it man, and He was happy with it! This therefore brings the significance of art to incredible levels. The 'Earth' without 'Art' is just 'eh'.

Leaving the history of art as a story for another article, there are some basics that one needs for successful drawings and the utmost fun from the same. These are explained below.

Have the proper drawing equipments. Artists mostly fail when they don't prepare enough for the piece of art that they want to prepare. For a graphite pencil artist for example, make sure that you have the correct eraser, that doesn't leave your work dirty, the correct pencils, either B series or H s…