...and I mean really angry. There have been a lot of reports of sexual assault against women lately. Our collective timelines seem to be saturated by pictures of one girl or another who was either raped or killed, or both, and calls for women to be more "vigilant". Do you know what I have not … Continue reading IT’S TIME FOR AFRICAN WOMEN TO GET ANGRY…
I hadn't the faintest idea where I was going, but my blistered feet kept carrying me through the belly of the forest nonetheless. The branches on the trees swayed back and forth so that the sky to me was green and black.... A green and black sky that hovered over me, unchanged, and I'd wonder … Continue reading another day
The last and first time I ever saw my grandfather laugh was a couple of months before his funeral. He was sick, he'd been sick for a long time, but that day, a bit ways from the mountain, the sun just the least bit of warm, he came out for some sunshine, farted, and laughed. … Continue reading Sometimes Happily Ever After is Complicated
There's a village in Africa (according to the Internet) that surrounds a person who has misstepped, the entire village remember, and instead of admonishing them, spends days speaking nothing but of the good the person is, and or has achieved. I don't know if it's true. Probably not. But today, I'll be your entire village, … Continue reading speaking of you
My birthday was over a month ago; which is basically as long as it's taken me to post this.