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    To Ada Mma; the mother of two

    I had this featured on Oyamag.com.ng Dear Ada mma, Ada mma the beautiful one; I couldn’t watch you fade away like voices and murmurings I couldn’t watch you make the same choices over and over again! I cried I mourned But I couldn’t pay eulogies I wish I could write you an Ode But not until you earn it! Guilt should torment you, eat you up! feed on your soul and body rip it apart till you choke and you die! And your ashes thrown into the gutter or your body for the vultures! Please don’t die that way I love you too much to watch you suffer even in…

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    From Dorothy with Pain

    This is another post inspired by Adichie Babz February Depression series. . . thanks gurl!!!! For years now, I cried without sounds; maybe I never wanted my voice to be heard. I heard screams from the walls Anytime I try to feel any other thing apart from sad and moody, I subconsciously replay sad moments to make me feel better. . . Sad became positive energy and happy; a bad vibe. . . I knew what I had but nothing was helping and they said I might start hurting myself soon So, I went over the counter. . . Adaku said it’d make me feel good and it did only…

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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…