I am Rikimaru; I am Shadow

Writer, Poet, Social Commentator

A TALE OF TWO BREAD SELLERS

A few months ago, we were bestowed with the tale of a certain bread hawker, whom the gods of the flour mill chose to smile upon. Her story had all … Continue reading

Featured · 4 Comments

I’m a Beast, I’m a Monster; a Legend, I’m a Rockstar!

…mafioso flow so loco , so call me a monster! I love rap music still. In recent times though, I have not had the time to keep up with the … Continue reading

April 18, 2016 · 1 Comment

MOVIE QUOTE #1 – REMEMBER ME (2010)

  Melancholy grips me and moves me like nothing else. This movie is melancholy’s cousin. I have read differing reviews and comments on the movie but I do not care … Continue reading

April 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Grammarly, Nikolas Baron, #BringBackOurGirls and other thots..

Sometime in the year 2013 I was amongst a group of writers aiming to beat the world record for the largest number of authors to collaborate on a novel and … Continue reading

May 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

WHY WE WRITE: A Reminiscence of the Craft – by NIKOLAS BARON

When I was in fifth grade, my English teacher taught me the importance of good grammar, though I never fully grasped the concept until the end of middle school. She … Continue reading

May 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

QUOTES OF THE DAY

“There is a certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse; as I have found in traveling in a stagecoach, that it often a comfort to … Continue reading

May 13, 2014 · 6 Comments

I AM RIKIMARU; I AM SHADOW

I am Rikimaru; I am Shadow   So I went all Shadow Mode… … and for the life of me I cannot even begin to comprehend what happened.   So … Continue reading

May 13, 2014 · 4 Comments

READ ALL ABOUT IT (PART III) – EMELI SANDE

  You’ve got the words to change a nation But you’re biting your tongue You’ve spent a life time stuck in silence Afraid you’ll say something wrong If no one … Continue reading

May 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

THE ADVENTURES OF KOIKI FADIGA (Chasing Talatu: Part 3)

CONTINUED FROM PART TWO – http://wp.me/p3Ozd6-6E Inspector Fadiga’s home was ordinary. He was a policeman. His was to serve and not the other way around. That was the major problem with the … Continue reading

November 1, 2013 · 13 Comments

LOVE SOMEBODY – MAROON 5

This is for all of you who manage to find love… to find someone who makes you smile all day. I know your insides are feeling so hollow And it’s … Continue reading

November 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

THE BEGINNING

A soft, faint thumping within Pleading for a second chance A chance to start; to begin Another volta, another dance.   Why I’m I lost?   Lost in a volley … Continue reading

October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

DO EPIC SHIT!

Excuse my Japanese. I am just so psyched and disappointed with myself all at the same time.  Yes I didn’t do a lot of things in my life; I watched … Continue reading

October 18, 2013 · 7 Comments

WORLD WAR Z

Though I cannot see you Though you be far away Like an aperitif I feel you In my thoughts I see you everyday   You know it is meant for … Continue reading

October 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

MY DISENCHANTMENT

These bleeding words on my heart Smeared by cupid’s dart Are proof enough to show my intent Of this feeling, I wish not repent.   For such a feeling as … Continue reading

October 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

PAYING THE PIPER

I am not sure if any of you remember a story contained in one of the old Primary School English Comprehension Texts, about a flute player who framed his own … Continue reading

October 11, 2013 · 2 Comments

THE ADVENTURES OF KOIKI FADIGA (Chasing Talatu: Part 2)

CONTINUED FROM PART ONE –  http://wp.me/p3Ozd6-6p The black chicken watched carefully as the six of her speckled chicks pecked at the grains she had dug up on the side of … Continue reading

October 11, 2013 · 6 Comments

THIS WEEK…

This week I Leap. I have given ear to the voices in my head that call on me endlessly, with haphazard stories  I cannot understand, let alone put on paper. … Continue reading

September 23, 2013 · 3 Comments

THE ADVENTURES OF KOIKI FADIGA (Chasing Talatu: Part 1)

The eyes were still the same, an endless moistness of innocence and purity, unflinching in its gentle regard, vaguely unaware of its effect on people. She peered at him over … Continue reading

September 23, 2013 · 14 Comments

OH YE BARD EH?

Dreams in your seams yours in mine. Deadlines within your thoughts. Targets without arrows Eyes on the aim Slow and steady wins the race. Almost not applicable in this case. … Continue reading

September 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

CLOSURE

[(klzhr) –  or need for closure are psychological terms that describe the desire or need individuals have for information that will allow them to conclude an issue that had previously … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

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