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dear MAMA. (Maria Wahu Mwangi.)

My heart sings in praise and jubilation

As I ponder and cogitate over your supremacy

Real love is what you sprinkle over the world with. 104 more words

Stand, Ekaette, Stand! | a poem by Kayode Afolabi

Ekaette sits
At home as her husband hustles
To find answers to grumbling bellies
Of their (or her) seven daughters

Ekaette sits
Awake through the barren nights… 122 more words



For the last 4 days, a stranger has been calling and texting me using multiple numbers. He knows my name and it’s scary!

It all began with a, “Please help me, I’m homeless” message.

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Poem: Magic Personified

Remember pretty Olajumoke from Curl Inspiration: Olajumoke? . Well, she forgot to add that she’s an amaaaaaaaazing poet. And she has written a lovely piece on the beauty of the African naturalista. 178 more words


Stripped Bare

There comes a point in your life when it feels like the world has taken everything from you, and it feels like you have been stripped bare. 214 more words

African Woman

Chapter 6 in Pictures

I see her floating lazily through the market like a butterfly.

Oh yes, I won’t forget the day came shining in. ( Hugh Masekela)

West African Market Place. 38 more words

No Rules

Shopping Blues Caused by the Met Gala

The ways we torture ourselves are numerous.

Like when you buy that chocolate bar and place it on the dining table.staring at you. Mocking you. Calling your name while you sleep. 371 more words

African Woman