The Faith Chronicles

The Faith Chronicles Part 3 – Living up to your Potential, or not

Have you ever experienced that moment where you realise that you are not living up to your potential? It is almost like having a tidal wave of disenchantment of self and dissatisfaction with life all rolled up into life. How can you even attain this when the odds seem to be against you, knocking you… Continue reading The Faith Chronicles Part 3 – Living up to your Potential, or not

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The Faith Chronicles Part 2 – Moral Dilemma

Faith was sick and tired of living a lie; or to what feels like a constant delusion. She tried to be this good person but in her mind when she gets angry, she was more like a vigilante in the movies. Really, she was not afraid of people and felt an irresistible urge to fight… Continue reading The Faith Chronicles Part 2 – Moral Dilemma

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The Faith Chronicles

The Faith Chronicles Part 1 – Is the Spiritual sabbatical over?

Faith fears that her playtime is over and God is demanding his due and his time. Of course, she is his child, but a rebel. He has allowed her to learn things her way and abate her curiosity of things. And like any other child, come back broken and bored and thinking there is nothing… Continue reading The Faith Chronicles Part 1 – Is the Spiritual sabbatical over?

Jamaica Poetry

Jamaican Poetry: Royal Jamaica by Denise N. Fyffe

By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2017, Denise N. Fyffe Royal empress so divine Arm outstretched like the grape vine Beauty radiant in the Caribbean sun Jamaica is royal, an empress That bids you to come; In scores and thousands Many traverse the great seas To see the hidden beauty which she keeps; They play on her… Continue reading Jamaican Poetry: Royal Jamaica by Denise N. Fyffe

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Jamaican Poetry: Frienemies by Denise N. Fyffe

I look you in the eye And hear you spew Those lies Hear you rip and rend Hear the falsehoods Of which, I can't defend Myself; You took me, and made me a friend Then took from me And became an enemy, again I reflect on this time How it would be so easy to… Continue reading Jamaican Poetry: Frienemies by Denise N. Fyffe

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Excerpt from Gray Shades, The Rubix cube of the sexes (Trying to understand Jamaican men) (Gena)

A Rubix cube is much easier to solve than trying to understand why Jamaican men do some of the low down, dirty acts that cause females, emotional genocide; Gena considered. Why? How could they? Are they possessed? Fi wah reason? Did their mothers abuse them emotionally? Those are just some of the questions women would like… Continue reading Excerpt from Gray Shades, The Rubix cube of the sexes (Trying to understand Jamaican men) (Gena)

Book Reviews and Features

Summer 2016 Musings #19 – From Sunroom to Sickroom

The last week has been brutal on my health. I am in the throes of a flu virus that is proving stubborn and unyielding. It started on Sunday, I woke up feeling as if a fat cow had sat on me all night. Every muscle hurt. Mind you I spent the week before painting the… Continue reading Summer 2016 Musings #19 – From Sunroom to Sickroom

Book Reviews and Features

Summer 2016 Musings #18 – Ungrateful

All of us are guilty of one common sin, being ungrateful or not appreciating what we have. Go ahead deny it, you will then commit another sin, lying. I am not being judgmental. Too often we go around forgetting where we came from; walking around as if we exist alone in this world. We are… Continue reading Summer 2016 Musings #18 – Ungrateful

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Summer 2016 Musings #17 – I am not my hair, or am I?

Today’s generation of women are so conscious with how they look, their hair and love to follow all the fashion trends. This is not only applicable with what they wear but with their hair as well. There are many hair magazines on the market that have a high readership because of this. One such hair… Continue reading Summer 2016 Musings #17 – I am not my hair, or am I?

Jamaican Writers

Jamaica Review: The Pitfalls of FLOW Customer Service and Reliability

FLOW Jamaica Sad to say, I am now a disgruntled customer of telecommunications provider FLOW Jamaica. It was not always like this. For years, I could always depend on continuous, uninterrupted internet service from FLOW's Network. Not anymore. Since their merger with LIME, the service all around has been horrible, to say the least. Extensive outages,… Continue reading Jamaica Review: The Pitfalls of FLOW Customer Service and Reliability

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Daily Journal: The Accident

I feel so scattered today. I can't focus on writing or work. The accident keeps looping through my mind. It's incredible how fast life happens and how slow we are to react to them. It's hard to focus when you see the trap the enemy lays out for you. I am tired. I am in… Continue reading Daily Journal: The Accident

Jamaica Poetry

Jamaican Poetry: Denying self

  By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2012, defy, Denise N. Fyffe I’ma just remind you that I’m still here Because you don’t see my words Doesn’t mean The words aren’t rattling here, In my mind I ain’t resigned They still linger They are still divine; They still clammer for the tip of my pen… Continue reading Jamaican Poetry: Denying self

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Jamaican Poetry : Attacking Ships

By: Poetess Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2010, Denise N.  Fyffe My life is being attacked My relationships are being attacked If you come next to me, You are going to be attacked; All that glitters turns to rust and not gold My enemies start to smile And my friends get cold; My eyes can’t be… Continue reading Jamaican Poetry : Attacking Ships

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Seaview Gardens Jamaica: Poem – Babies Bawling by Denise N. Fyffe

It's a constant war, It's a constant tug and fight; I keep hearing babies bawling morning, noon and night; All I hear is bawling, bawling, bawling; All I hear is crying, crying, crying; Tears and more tears But no one seems to care. My heart is heavy To hear the crying and see the tears… Continue reading Seaview Gardens Jamaica: Poem – Babies Bawling by Denise N. Fyffe

Jamaican Weddings

Jamaican Beach Wedding – How to plan a wedding on the beach

By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2012, Poetess Defy, Denise Fyffe The idea of having a Jamaican wedding on the beach is extremely romantic. Both concepts alone are examples of romance and love; therefore to combine both things should make for a very memorable and special affair. Do you have a beautiful Jamaican beach close… Continue reading Jamaican Beach Wedding – How to plan a wedding on the beach

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Excerpt from Gray Shades, Muddy and Friendless (Alana)

It is the witching hour and Alana needed a friend. Where were the so called friend's when she needed them? In moments like this, when she felt her soul creeping over to the dark side. Throughout her life she was always questioning either the quality of friends or the function of her friends in her life.… Continue reading Excerpt from Gray Shades, Muddy and Friendless (Alana)

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Excerpt from Gray Shades, 6 months (Beverly)

6 months! 6 months of denial, 6 months of anger, 6 months of hatred, 6 months of bargaining,6 months! It was time to accept what was clearly before her and stop this waste; before it continued for another 6 months. Beverly had enough and she could no longer lay in bed, closing her eyes to what was so conspicuously laid before her.… Continue reading Excerpt from Gray Shades, 6 months (Beverly)

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Excerpt from Gray Shades, The world of Lucifer babies (Heather)

People were ratchet, back stabbers, Lucifer babies and conniving for days. Heather trusted no one and she would never ever trust people again! It has been Heather's unfortunate experience to meet some of the most despicable people on this earth. People who make you wonder if they weren't born with a moral compass. People who… Continue reading Excerpt from Gray Shades, The world of Lucifer babies (Heather)

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Excerpt from Gray Shades, I can do bad all by myself (Christine)

Christine had asked herself how much worse could she do? Well it seems a whole damn lot! It's like she unleashed a dare-devil, a temptress, a darn idiot! She was very aware of the fact that she was a sensible and intelligent young woman, but somewhere that claim to fame, has temporarily flown the coup. The… Continue reading Excerpt from Gray Shades, I can do bad all by myself (Christine)

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Excerpt from Gray Shades, The Snob (Iyana)

Pretentious, that came to Iyana's mind; right after snobbish. "Who di hell are you to act and treat others as if they are under your feet? You are no better, if not a little lower." People think that just because they are born privileged or that they have a particular career and make a certain… Continue reading Excerpt from Gray Shades, The Snob (Iyana)

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Excerpt from Gray Shades, A Preying Hunter (Mya)

The hunter or the prey, who would u bet on; especially if the prey becomes the hunter. "So sick of this double standard marble pot called Earth," Mya thinks to herself. One set of rules for men and another for women. Tis a pity, they have lame, idiotic and misguided ideas of themselves and their… Continue reading Excerpt from Gray Shades, A Preying Hunter (Mya)

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Excerpt from Gray Shades, Praying away the Evils (Lisa)

Dishonesty, deceit, lying, evil, conniving, hypocrisy - and all things evil are a bunch of Lisa's pet peeves. To say she hates them and on the brink of hating the vehicles of these evil 'actives' - wouldn't suffice. She have had it up to her medulla oblongata with dealing with people of these natures. Soon,… Continue reading Excerpt from Gray Shades, Praying away the Evils (Lisa)

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Excerpt from Gray Shades, A pessimistic view (Katherine)

A new thing is demanded because Katherine was bored with life. She is tired of her realities, frailties and personal tragedies. Katherine is not impressed by the construct, which is, humans. Neither is she moved by their expressions of sincerity as they turn to abuse just as quickly because of their fickle nature. Life holds a… Continue reading Excerpt from Gray Shades, A pessimistic view (Katherine)

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Excerpt from Gray Shades, The perpetuation of Emotional rape (Faith)

How can men be so callous and premeditated, in luring a woman in and then decimating her emotions? How can you make someone believe that you care for them, when all you want is the game? What if it were your daughter that some fool played and used her up and then discarded her like… Continue reading Excerpt from Gray Shades, The perpetuation of Emotional rape (Faith)