Book Review

BOOK REVIEW: The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives by Lola Shoneyin

“Four women…one husband…and a devastating secret” I read this book three weeks ago, I think, but i’ve been so busy with my day job and planning my life that I have barely had time to breathe. Suffice to say, I was like, “there is no way im not writing a book review about Baba Segi’s… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives by Lola Shoneyin

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November, Heartbeats, Mothers

Every year when November is around the corner I find myself getting this lump in my throat. I feel tired and exhausted when I wake up (more than most days) and I try to convince myself its just the… Source: November, Heartbeats, Mothers

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November, Heartbeats, Mothers

Every year when November is around the corner I find myself getting this lump in my throat. I feel tired and exhausted when I wake up (more than most days) and I try to convince myself its just the motions of the year ending. But my brain and my heart always know that feeling…And for… Continue reading November, Heartbeats, Mothers

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REJECTION

Universal emotions and experiences, like love, hate, pain, happiness … rejection. As long as you have experienced any living in this life you have gone through rejecting and being rejected. Its like one of the engines that turns the wheels of life. Whether from a job, family, a loved one, school..It is sharp and distinct,… Continue reading REJECTION

Book Review · Thoughts & REFLECTIONS

LIFE

I’ve been jostling around for days with the notion of writing a poem about life. Because life is kind of like poetry. There is an imbalance about it that always makes it imperfect. Yet the same imbalance is so distinct and pure…it ends up being perfect. People are grappling everyday with how we came to… Continue reading LIFE

Book Review

BOOK REVIEW: HOMEGOING by Yaa Gyasi

So I’m kind of late reading this book. But life would be boring if we were always on time, on schedule, on point. The missed moments are the ones that make it so amazing. As long as you still do it. You cant fake it till you make it forever, something has to give. Okay,… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: HOMEGOING by Yaa Gyasi

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Of Perfect Imperfections and Worldly Anxieties

Being a writer is an exercise that many who go by this title grapple with everyday. There are those who do it as their day job, the one that puts the food on the table yet there are those that write to fill up what they call hobby time. I am the latter. Because I… Continue reading Of Perfect Imperfections and Worldly Anxieties