Happy new year my people.. A few days ago, I was feeling a little blue and I decided to call my mum. I am so happy I did because not only did she cheer me up and pray for me, she also reminded me of who I am. I want to share a little of … Continue reading My Grandfather’s Pride..
About a year ago, I pierced my Conch. It’s a tough cartilage in the ear but I wanted it badly and so I went and got it done. Nothing prepared me for how painful it was. Of my twelve piercings, this one brought me to my knees many many times and it hurt like hell. … Continue reading A Life Lesson From My Cartilage And I..
Life is filled with random coincidences and I thought that this one was worth sharing. Few weeks ago while I was taking off my braids, I cut my left hand in a freak accident, the flesh came right off and it hurt so badly. Eventually it healed and left a scar above my thumb. I … Continue reading Love and Scars..
Hi my people, So today we will ignore my absence and act like I never left okay? Okay😊 Something happened to me this week that jolted me out of my spell of writer’s block and I absolutely had to share it. It’s about the blessings that I so often take for granted. On Wednesday morning, … Continue reading All The Little Blessings…
Dear Diary, There will be no sunshine and rose petals on this post.. I can’t sleep. It’s been months since I enjoyed good sleep. I sleep, but I stay tossing and turning, waking up countless times with vivid and confusing dreams that disappear as soon as my eyes open. I wake up tired, the weight … Continue reading How Am I? Well..
I keep waiting.. I keep waiting for morning to come. Maybe it’ll be easier Maybe this pitch black world will be a few shades brighter It has been a shocking year. Each day even more shocking than the last.. I can’t seem to catch my breath, you see; it’s been one tragedy after another. It’s … Continue reading Morning Will Come..
My lover left me He turned to me, his face a mask I couldn’t read His hands cradling his wine glass the way it once did me Tender but firm I tried to speak But my heart was in my throat and words failed me I was all cried out, all talked out, all out … Continue reading Lost my lover, lost my shoes..
Hey People, Strange times huh? Group hug my loves. In the early days of the lock down, I was pumped for some down time and I had hoped to catch up on my writing, LOL. Life came at me so fast, my head is still spinning even as I am preparing to stroll into week … Continue reading Quarantine Blues
..She packed her bags hurriedly as if her life depended on it and well, it did. Some of her things fell to the floor but she could care less. Her left eye was swollen shut, an angry red bruise was darkening on her arm, her chest and ribs were throbbing in agony and she was … Continue reading A Close Call..
Life is short, we humans tend to say that a lot and while its true, I feel like sometimes we don’t really grasp the meaning of that statement in it’s entirety. If we really think about the brevity of life, and how it could be over with the next tick of the clock? I think … Continue reading On Life and Living..