Hi guys!!! A blessed month to you all! So, last month, I did an exclusive on “my side of the story” in Truth and Loud Voices (though Alan eventually said a thing or two…I’m sure it was even three but who’s counting?). Today, Alan will be doing an exclusive too… Enjoy! As usual, Alan’s contributions... Continue Reading →
Hi everyone! As I promised earlier, this is the continuation of the previous post. If you have not read that yet, here’s your chance. I got a lot of feedback from the previous post and I am glad it was a blessing and food for thought to many. Conversations: I had a conversation with another... Continue Reading →
It is seemingly impossible for humans to forgive in entirety; but we are called to take up that divine task of releasing clenched fists, warming frozen hearts, and dismissing unpaid debts.
I love This!!!
Love me fiercely.
Love me boldly.
Surprise me with hausa koko at work. Fight for the last piece of soft wele when you buy me waakye from Auntie Adiza, just because you know my heart will smile when my teeth sink in with ease.
Cover me with a blanket and kiss my forehead even though I am fast asleep. I may not be awake but the universe will know that this girl is loved- by you.
Hug me harder when I push you away. I know you know what my heart is really saying.
Push past the ‘it’s nothing’. Make me open up to you. See the quivering lips and the tear filled eyes. Listen. Just listen.
Tell me I am beautiful. Yes, I know you told me that yesterday and you don’t get why a woman as fearless and gorgeous as me can dare to think that she isn’t…
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You don't need to speak before the echoes roll in here. You don't have to get drenched to know the raindrops are beating your skin Here, there is more to wind than the dust in eyes and falling trees. This one is a quiet storm. It's on the inside. You feel everything. You know everything.... Continue Reading →
I have heartache... Every time I stop to think, I feel pangs in my chest. Sometimes I feel weaker than I am... I sense I can't handle life with these two hands. These hands have built so little and yet, abandoned a lot. They've wiped many tears and written many fears. My hands have worked... Continue Reading →
Sophia stared at the raindrops as they smashed into the mesh behind the closed louver blades. She knew that because of her weak immune system condition, she was prone to catching pneumonia - but she really wanted to dance in the rain. The first time she did it, about 5 years ago, she nearly died.... Continue Reading →
I'm desperate and wanting. Waiting and thinking. Dipping and fetching. Hungry and thirsting. Yet, it's not my first time. I've gone full circle. And I'm still searching. Man: Woman, you are thirsty! Your are wilted and dry inside. Woman: You need not say it. For I can feel it and you can see it. I... Continue Reading →