Buried in my taunting thoughts,
Death visited me again
It whispered softly
Dressed as a solace for my soul.
“To die is to live again”
“We only live to die”
“Dying is the day worth living for.”
Not today!
I refuse to take the lies!
I looked him in the eyes
and a life filled me once again.

Esther Kalu
Esther Kalu Ndidi also known as Rukenny is budding poet, short story writer, content writer, freelance writer and journalist who explores her love for writing with the scribbles from her heart, with the aim of impacting positive change. She is a student of Mass Communication in Yaba College of Technology, Lagos. Esther blogs at Rukenny's Secrets.