Last night, I lay in bed holding on to my pillow and you filled my mind. I thought about you. I thought about what could have been. I remember you like yesterday and it was so real. You came into my life as a friend and never in my wildest dreams did I think it… Continue reading You destroyed me for them all
Courtesy Picture: Meganli Earlier this month, a fellow afroblogger Makaitah wrote a piece https://makaitahrogue.wordpress.com/2021/09/20/this-maybe-goodbye/ that had the whole community stretching their usual limits to reach out to her. We later had a club house session and in summary I applaud her courage, her ability to be so authentically honest. She encourages everyone of us to… Continue reading Rolling over the bridge was almost heaven.
There is freedom. So much freedom. An outcry of release. Release from Bondange. From chains that wrapped around your neck and almost promised no release. There is freedom in realising you might have been the reason for the bondange. You held on so long the chains kept entangled because of YOU! There is freedom in… Continue reading Freedom in letting go
Space where my TV once stood. I have heard so many phrases said repeatedly like Rest in Peace and I figured it must really feel terrible. Little did I know that the words, "Atleast, you were not hurt", could affect me so vehemently. On the 25th Day of August 2021, I woke up to a… Continue reading Atleast you were not hurt: Toxic Positivity.
It has rained this evening.Elephants and BuffaloesSuch a welcome addition to my already sombre dayI long to run out nakedLike we did as childrenA run to freedomWithout the added restriction that is clothing I longed to run out so my pain could be swept awayFor the ache within to be washed downThe tears entangled in… Continue reading I will smile again
The one I loved, chose someone else. The one I tolerated was so insecure I couldn’t breathe. The one who loved me I chasedMy insecurities couldn’t allow me accept him. Another loved me too much, I suffocated. The one who took care of me wanted a change of religion. The one who gave me perfectly… Continue reading …the one
This afternoon we had the monthly Afrobloggers meet up and the topic this month was "Rebranding Africa Through Storytelling." The challenge lay in bloggers using their platforms to tell the African story enabling us to change narratives, create an impact and also create movements in portraying the beauty and potential that is Africa. As I… Continue reading Born In Africa!- August rush #4
I'm even humming along to Cherie...... nanananananana. This is a classic that has stood the test of time. Once it is played at a party, one cannot help but stand up and swing arms around. It blends all generations and keeps to evolve to suit those who come after. While I don't know the lyrics… Continue reading Adia- Oliver Ngoma goodness – August Rush #3
Day 2 of the August Rush Challenge. I usually have favorite songs at any given time and when I have a new favorite, I move on. So today's song is a current personal favorite and reminds me of Love! Mark Wills sang I do, cherish you for the rest of my life and for time… Continue reading I do, Cherish you!- August Rush #2
So https://yongyera.com/ proposed an August rush challenge where we go musical writing about songs that have meaning and or have impacted us in one way or another. Last weekend as I listened to the old church basement album by Maverick City Music and Elevation Worship. While very many of the songs have been a buzz… Continue reading Out of the rubble! August Rush#1
Today I lay awake. Sleep eludes me! That however isn't a shocker. Many nights I suffer the same. Today however is different. So my children petitioned their parents to have a sleep over at my house. We had a beautiful day amidst my things being rampaged by the lot and me closing my eyes because… Continue reading God, the night and day shifter!