Author: Doddridge Busingye, MFA

  • Embracing the Storm: Navigating Love’s Chaotic Journey of Growth and Vulnerability

    Love is often portrayed as a gentle embrace, a soothing balm for life’s wounds; where everything falls into place effortlessly. However, the reality is far more complex. For some, love arrives in a tempest, a whirlwind of criticism and challenge. True love is about embracing vulnerability, accepting challenges, and finding…

  • Nurturing Love: A Journey of Discovery and Hope

    In a world often characterized by fleeting connections and superficial encounters, finding someone who resonates deeply with your soul can feel like discovering a rare treasure. In human relationships, there are moments that shimmer with promise, moments that whisper of destiny, moments that resonate with the profound possibility of forever.…

  • Sleep: The Enigmatic Cousin of Death

    In the timeless words of Nas, the legendary rapper, “Sleep is the cousin of death.” This profound statement encapsulates a concept that has fascinated thinkers, artists, and scientists for centuries. While sleep and death may seem worlds apart, they share a mysterious kinship that has inspired philosophical contemplation and scientific…

  • Part of Her Catastrophic Plan: A Tale of Deceptive Intentions

    In matters of the heart, the line between genuine affection and calculated deception can often blur, leaving one bewildered and wounded. Sometimes one finds themselves unwittingly entangled in the web of someone else’s intentions. Such was the case for me, an unsuspecting individual, who found himself entangled in the web…

  • We Are as Sick as Our Secrets

    Secrets are like festering wounds buried deep within our psyche, poisoning our well-being and impairing our mental health. The phrase “We are as sick as our secrets” encapsulates the profound impact that hidden truths can have on our overall wellness. Whether it’s a personal secret, a family secret, or a…

  • Plastic Islands

    Plastic islands are the ‘new coral reefs’, Where bottles and bags sway with grief. Once vibrant seas, now choked with waste, A world of plastic, no natural taste. Among the waves, no vibrant hue, Just synthetic sprawl, an eerie view. Sea creatures lost in this plastic maze, Their home destroyed,…

  • My motivation, my inspiration

    You’re my inspiration, you’re my motivation, In your presence, I find my elation. Your smile ignites a flame within, Guiding me through thick and thin. With every step, you light the way, In darkness, you’re my guiding ray. Your words, like music, soothe my soul, Making broken pieces feel whole.…

  • I just happen to come up hard.

    In the crucible of life, I found my start, Where hardship forged my soul, with every shard. Through trials deep, I learned to play my part, I just happen to come up hard. No silver spoons or paths of ease, Just rugged terrain and turbulent seas. But from the struggle,…

  • Loving So Intensely That It Scares You

    Love is often depicted as a gentle embrace, a warm feeling that fills your heart with joy and contentment. However, there’s another side to love that is rarely talked about—the intense, overwhelming kind that can be both exhilarating and terrifying. Loving someone so deeply that it scares you is a…

  • The Irony of “Love with No Love in Return”

    Love, an emotion celebrated in poetry, literature, and song, is often depicted as a force that binds and uplifts. However, nestled within its complex tapestry lies an irony that is both profound and poignant: the experience of loving without reciprocity. It is a paradoxical state where one gives their heart…