10 Essential Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Blogging

When I created my first blog in 2019, I was very excited for the things I would share. At that point, I had no clue as to all the things that involved blogging. In 2020, I decided to go on the self-hosting route. This was my way of finding some freedom to do whatever I […]

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Poetry Review: Dawn by Caroline Luka

Dawn by Caroline Luka is a collection of poetry that can be seen as dark yet inspirational. A though provoking collection that allows one to go through different emotions. It is a collection perfect for those that are ready to face their fears and come out feeling better and brand new. As a first published […]

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At What Age Does My Body Belong To Me Book Review

Book Review: At What Age Does My Body Belong To Me?

At What Age Does My Body Belong To Me is a book by Amanda Tayte-Tait that unapologetically explores issues to do with rape, sexual abuse, gender based violence, mental health and suicide. A book so sharp worded, it opens up about everything that is wrong with the African culture and our worship of patriarchy. However, […]

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Review: The Adorable Faith-Victoria Crafts Moneybox

I have made many goals for this year that I want to see them through. One of the goals I’ve tasked myself with is saving money. I’m not the best when it comes to saving money after payday. Or, to speak English, I’m one of the biggest spenders there is. The unfortunate thing is, I […]

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Day 15 of 16: Tired of Hurting

I’ve been tortured for too kong Been hurt for too long Been dead for too long I don’t remember the color of my skin It is covered in bruises and scars Tattoos of the pain I’ve gone through My eyes don’t shed tears no more The wells long dried, I’ve become accustomed to the pain […]

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I Got Flowers Today by Paulette Kelly

Day 12 of 16: I Got Flowers Today Poem

I Got Flowers Today by Paulette Kelly I got flowers today. It wasn’t my birthday or any other special day. We had our first argument last night. He said a lot of cruel things that really hurt me. I know he was sorry and didn’t mean the things he said. Because I got flowers today. […]

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smouldering charcoal by Tiyambe Zelelza

Book Review: Smouldering Charcoal by Tiyambe Zeleza

You know what the problem is? We worship the state, even those of us that attack it. I suppose we caught the bug under the colonialism when our reverence for the state began. Independence did not alter this conditioning. In fact, it grew under the new rulers whose only path to material wealth was through […]

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