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Book Review: The Colour Purple by Alice Walker

The Color Purple is a 1982 epistolary novel by American author Alice Walker which won the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Award for Fiction. It was later adapted into a film and musical of the same name. Taking place mostly in rural Georgia, the story focuses on the life of women… Continue reading Book Review: The Colour Purple by Alice Walker

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BOOK REVIEW: Angela’s Ashes by Frank Mc’Court

A good life makes a good story but a difficult, pitfall-filled, difficult life makes for s great read. This book was a fingerlicking meal. And for a sad book(if I can call it that) to be so well written…you have to admire the talent of the writer and even more so the dire circumstances that… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Angela’s Ashes by Frank Mc’Court

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BOOK REVIEW: The beautiful things that heaven bears by Dinaw Mengestu

So far I have read Kenyan, Nigerian, South African, Ghanian, Egyptian, Ugandan and now Ethiopian. I have found myself gravitating towards books that make me think about life and how life weaves itself in its own way and at its own time. The beautiful things that heaven bears is one such book. Deep and mesmerizing… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The beautiful things that heaven bears by Dinaw Mengestu

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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

Thoughts & REFLECTIONS

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

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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

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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