Aunt Harriet (RIP) Is it possible to lose a parent in parts? If it is then I just did. It’s part one. (June 14, 2021) I was born to a young couple that barely had any idea of parenting. When things got heated for them, they ‘left’ me at my paternal grandmother’s home. A housewife … Continue reading To The Woman Who Mothered A Kingdom.
If people really knew what a hustle can be. A real-life hustle on the streets; no job, no ‘connected relatives’, no cents for a meal but just you against the odds then they wouldn’t be laughing at this picture. Waking up to go out and hope lady luck shines on you that day. Living each … Continue reading Thou Should Not Laugh At One’s Hustle.
In the dead of the night, she twisted & turned until she woke up in a startle. Feeling hot & sweating with a feeling of uncertainty. She looked at her companion sleeping next to her. She could only make out his outline in the dark, but the only thing she was sure of was that … Continue reading The Other Man
Google image Finally closing off this year's Afrobloggers winterabc2021 with a fictitious story inspired by true events. It's been a wonderful but challenging ride discovering wonderful writers, learning from so many people, and enjoying my time all the while. As I bow out today, I am leaving you a story of how I felt when … Continue reading Day 21 winterabc2021. Love. The Feeling That Killed Him!
The rain beat relentlessly on the roof of their small house. A few flashes of lightning. The winds howled lowly. The trees stood still gloomily in the dark, bathed by the moonlight. Dead night. The room was a mess. Sheets lay crumpled on their bed, pillows laying lifeless on the cold floor. He sat in one corner … Continue reading In The Rain, She Left.