Relationships

On Being Woman Relationships
My Problem with Virginity; You don’t become empty
March 19, 2017
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God did not put your value in your vagina. God sees your value in your soul. " 
On Being Woman Relationships
Affirmations for the sexually assaulted female; light your flame
March 7, 2017
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You are an empty matchstick, he was a dying spark trying to steal your unlit flame. Let his fire die, and you burn like the sun
On Being African Relationships
Roses are Red; A country that doesn’t know how to love
February 16, 2017
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This valentines to me smells like hypocrisy. It is a reminder of a selfish love. A love that walks past the sick, head held high to avoid the stink of necessity, as it is covered from head to toe with the perfume of privilege.
Poetry Relationships
It’s not me, it’s you- UNLEARNING
October 17, 2016
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This is not really a piece, or a letter. Maybe it is just a reflection. In the last two days I have had three conversations with guys randomly from my past. It has rattled the everyday pattern of life. I have felt angry and sad and ashamed for feeling both. I don’t know if you […]
Relationships
Red Roses Letter 8: To the Friendzoner and the Friendzonee
October 17, 2016
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Dear friend who fell for me and the friend I fell for, This letter is to two different people.  I could write to you two separately but I feel like too many of the themes overlap. I am also writing to the two of you at the same time because I feel in order to […]
On Being African Relationships
Red Roses Letter 7; To my Abuser
October 17, 2016
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Dear Kurushimi(Agony), Thinking of you makes me sick to my stomach. Five years down the line and your name still leaves a revolting taste in my mouth. See I’m not angry cause you hurt me no…I hate you cause you made me hurt myself. Loving you was the worst form of self-infliction I went through. […]
Relationships
Dear Drug Dealer who broke my Heart
October 16, 2016
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Let me be real, Much like our situationship, I’ll keep this short and sweet. So I have two things to say. Thank you and f**k you. I’ll start with the latter. F**k you for playing me when I gave you a love so unconditional that even a nun would say, “You should probably ask for […]
Relationships
Red Roses Letter 5; To the Gentleman I lost
October 16, 2016
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To The Gentleman I lost: Hello, Before I begin my letter, let me first state that no man I have loved till date has made me feel the way you made me feel when we were dating. No one treats me with so much respect and values me as much as you did. And for […]
Relationships
Red Roses, Letter 4; Dear Guy I chased
October 16, 2016
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Dear Guy I chased/ She’t*, I have a scar named after you. It’s on my right leg, right under my knee. It’s quite a long scar, about 3 cm, and it’s taking its time healing. I got it trying to walk quickly after you one night in the City. But you were too far away […]
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