When I was born, I was told I did not cry as was expected of a newborn. The midwife had starred hard at me, her thick eyebrows creased in a frown, and taking me to the fire side where a clay pot boiled over in the corner of the hut , she had held me … Continue reading Baby Girl…
It was a pale evening The weary sun had gone resting Passing the baton over to the meek moon Whose benign brilliance, the night dampened soon Somewhere in the dark zone Was a lady burdened to her bones Alone in a solitary room No friend, no groom Only memories of her past loomed The bane … Continue reading A Sweet Nightmare
It is a few hours before the end of the first day of 2014 and I am having a heated argument with my brothers. Am I just being cantankerous, plain silly, an ignoramus or what? One thing is certain though. I am a little bit disappointed. What is the beef with ambitious females? Please pardon … Continue reading Some Women Want Gender Equality And So?
I’m Ms President The former President’s wife was My wife at school Where we prayed Every morning a minute too long At our faith camps The encampment had some rules One of such sang so high Women were wriggled away from men Girls glided far away in groups Boys left lurking like the beasts. When … Continue reading I’m Ms President