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June was struck by her beauty that it could not move on to July without saying happy birthday. When he finally gets her, her dancing steps will change because by then she will be pregnant and therefore her steps would be flawed. Luxuriate in your youthful age now and while you can. So I say, … Continue reading Prisca


Boss Lady – Chapter One

Rosie closed her eyes as a few tear drops glided down each cheek from the edge of her eyes. The words she had just heard crushed her from within. They resounded in her head like someone had placed them on repeat. Her heart could not bear the questions racing through her mind… Have I just … Continue reading Boss Lady – Chapter One

Maale 2: The beginning of the End

    Hello, home away from home! At this point the slogan “there’s no place like home” did not apply to me. I was finally free and my joy knew no bounds. Most importantly, I was away from that woman I called Mother. Studying in a foreign land wasn’t as easy for me at all … Continue reading Maale 2: The beginning of the End

Ancestor Mothers

Ancestor Mothers

From the beginning of time, My ancestors mothers, Have believed and worshiped the Almighty Creator Great big and tall women Big head wraps tied around their heads Thick colourful wrappers tied around their ample bosoms Hands raised towards the sky As their thick bodies bounced up and down in rhythm to their movement They communicated … Continue reading Ancestor Mothers

Bus 39a When Mama Came To Dublin (2)

contd… ‘…Mama please stop before people start focusing on us unnecessarily…’ ‘Let them focus on us inukwa! gini me? (what about it)… would we drop dead if they focus on us…? Since you moved over here with your husband you have become too quiet and accepting. Even to say what you see with your own … Continue reading Bus 39a When Mama Came To Dublin (2)