found myself

i lost youlittle girl frolicking in the playgroundinnocent little oneeyes filled with wonder for the things aroundi lost youyoung lady standing next to your motherlooking down at the floortoo shy to even botheri lost youwoman standing at a crossroadnot knowing what to doyour sacredness always showedi was born out of youyour humble insecuritiesmy greatest strengthsi…


only a few knows themhold them close to your heartdarkest secretsgreatest foes by The Magnetic Compass


we let it consume usallow it to dictate our pathslinger in that place in our mindsfar longer than what is required of usbrewing in our own unhappinessthe rest not knowing what you facesafe guarding the feelings of otherstaking it upon yourselfwe all have a course in this lifebeing held back by actionless guiltkeeps you in…

to forgive

the chains around your heartforged by grudges tearing you apartthe whimper of the voices in your headsoftly singing in your earyou utter the wordsstanding locked in complete fearreleasing all of your chainsevery word a link broken, tears like rainstreaming down your faceunfounded freedom in forgivenessworries left without a trace by The Magnetic Compass

After the rain – King’s Kloof Hiking Trail

If you have been following along for the last couple of months, you will know the King’s Kloof Hiking Trails formed part of my Thirty before 30 to-do list, in particular the first item on the list. It has been such an honor to gradually tick off the items on the list as time goes…


the way you command a roomyour gaze never leaving mesoft eyes radiating pure strengthsubtle touches barely recognized by the resta peck on the cheekyour musky scent exhilaratingthe appreciation for the finer thingsa mind filled with curiosityhidden talents you only share privatelydare i say these things are all impressive to me by The Magnetic Compass

skyline rivalry

the sun and moon are fightingfighting for their time to cast their lightto appease their subjects down on earth both seeking your facefaced with the same challenge every dayevery day they are left in a stand-offwild colors fill the air the sun putting up its last fight of the daythe night dawnsthe moon shinescasting its…