THE WOMAN

THE WOMAN

 I live in a world that has no regard for my life because i am black and a woman. The most disrespected person is the black woman The most unprotected person is the black woman The most neglected person is the black woman A few years ago i wrote about this with anger in me [...]

UNTITLED

My body is a canvas for your painting A painful art session that I somehow weirdly enjoy. Seeing the gory scenes we make yet appreciating it The beautiful pattern the blood forms when it drips Fresh cuts Red wrists Except we don't touch the wrist How cliche is that? You like to spice things up [...]

BOXED

BOXED

This is a letter to myself to always trust and believe in myself even when it doesn’t make sense

A piece of me

A piece of me

They say a girl's first true love is the one that sticks with her till the end of time So why haven't i experienced mine? Every night i close my eyes and try to draw images of you but i'm left with a blank page I try to play happy scenarios in my head but [...]

BLU

BLU

I never know what to expect from someone you have feelings for so i never expect anything at all. I have somehow managed to build a wall that "protects" me from hurt: With you it was different In a matter of days, I knew I felt something for you. It started with reading our conversations, [...]

STRANGER DANGER

I thought I knew you yet you took away my pride you saw the look in my eyes yet you went ahead and made me feel less no matter how hard I try I can't get rid of your smell I burned sage still, I  smell you all around and I hate it I hate you [...]

Dear Sofiii,

Dear Sofiii,

To the little girl who would dream so big they would call her crazy The little girl who would often frown at her belly in the mirror The little girl who was so concerned about her rough skin The little girl who found comfort in her mother's smile The little girl who witnessed her mum [...]

THE FUTURE IS FEMALE -INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY.

THE FUTURE IS FEMALE -INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY.

"And one day she discovered that she was fierce and strong, and full of fire and that not even she could hold herself back because her passion burned brighter than her fears." Mark  Anthony - American singer and television producer. Despite being deemed the weaker gender, who much isn't expected from, women have continually fought [...]

AFRICA WILL TELL

AFRICA WILL TELL

If you have been following me for a while now, you would have noticed I love anything that has to do with travelling and visiting new places, however, if you are new here then you can read my blog post on places I would love to visit.I was opportune to interview someone whose travel experiences inspire [...]