The Curve month

  I made a vow to myself that every year in June I have to write at least one personal story. Why June? June is the National Scoliosis awareness month in the USA  but I  have been observing it regardless and I think it is something that can be global. This cause is personal to…

The Not so Awkward Conversations

12/4/2018  I was busy scrolling through my Instagram at 3 a.m enjoying a good laugh from memes when a certain hashtag caught my eye #ifikiewazazi. This is a Swahili phrase to mean “let it get to the parents” or ”make it known to the parents”. The hashtag was a viral campaign that came as a…

SKIN

What is that look…that face you wear in the moment foreign to your mind; subconsciously familiar strengh, passion, and something higher… Your eyes tell  a tale They plead for mercy while begging for more The intensity you feel;that  fuel to your fascination … fire and fear This is the beginning or it could end it…

LOST

I feel that this time you are gone for good and I cant live without you…I’m sorry if I did anything to push you away. tell me what would make you come back and I’ll do it…lines are blurred now I’ll cross them all for you.

What is progress?

‘I’m not young enough to know everything’.  Oscar Wilde She tried to understand how she had gotten to the point where this specific quote was her philosophy. She often had to read and re-read quotes before she could feel that connection but this  was quite the opposite as a quote, which she’d seen only once, had…

Invisible wall.

There she was young and vibrant with the excitement that comes with the need to learn. She’s exploring the world and loving every moment of it. She was in a new world and she had convinced herself she was ready for it. She waltzed into the school complex early and from the moment she walked…

Don’t say that B word

Every once in a while I’m graced with a life event worth sharing. Here is one.  I’m seated in the most comfortable way I can.  I’ve been okay or atleast I thought I was okay.  I was actually just looking at the stars and trying to give definitive meanings to random things. I’m in a…

PHAKADE

  I’m living with a child. I want to choke him with a pair of those dirty socks he left next to the laundry bin.AGAIN!’ one lady said as she made a gesture to show how angry she was. They laughed at it for a while and a few more shared their frustrations. It’s what…

Kiss and Tale

 Can I do this… Allow myself to feel,let my feelings lead Trust that it’s okay for you to  please  me with what I only hope is truth or atleast acceptable lies that won’t burn my soul let you fill the emptiness in missing pieces on a broken vessel poorly glued. My skin remembers the feeling but…

Bond or bound?

As a child she saw the world in black and white both litterally and in a perception kind of way. She anticipated growing up cause all her question marks would get filled out. Unfortunately the older she grew the more things got lost somewhere in the grey area. She found herself lost and not in…