• Personal Diaries

    I'm Renewing My Vows

    Vows made in storms are forgotten in calm. ~ Thomas Fuller. Writing this piece took quite a long time. For some minutes, I was simply staring at my laptop while trying to pick my words. I did went AWOL so many times in year 2017 because I could tell you, that year was one of the most traumatic years of my life. I couldn’t wait for the year to roll by. I lost a lot of myself, I questioned my mental health and most importantly, I dared myself to survive again. I can tell you it feels weird having to tell y’all a Happy New Year while the first month…

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    Urunwa: The Lamentations of A Mother

    Come here shameless man I’m not going to die with the truth in my mouth. She was just a baby; Urunwa was just a baby when you cut her saying it will help her not to be promiscuous. Belonwu! I bu onye ajo omume You and Ichie Jamuike turned my daughter’s name into a curse! Now, Yobachi says Urunwa lies like a log of wood every night. . . Belonwu! You should be ashamed your daughter feels nothing under a grip of a man like Yobachi! Belonwu! Woe betides you! You have eaten your daughter’s clitoris And now she knows no fun; My Urunwa is now an agadi nwaayi at…

  • Let's talk about it/Keeping It Real

    BEING FEMALE

    Okay guys, I’ve been looking forward to discussing issues like this but I guess this is the way it’s gonna start. . . Actually, I never planned to write on issues as this anytime soon at least but I couldn’t resist the strong urge to so I’m just gonna go ahead and share the plenty little stories of mine. So, last week, I went to a pharmacy store to get some drugs. On getting there, I had to wait a little for the attendant that went to the inner part of the store to get my prescriptions and while I waited, a man approximately in his early fifties, came in…