Sometimes sadness hits you so bad. You wake up and feel like not opening the curtains, to allow the darkness in the room fully connect with the darkness within you. And all that is alright. Often times, when that happens, we look for comfort in songs that greatly connect with our emotions. To make it […]
Last year, my friend and I were sat at the back of a bus, on our way to Salima to volunteer at the Sand Music Festival. We were making plans of how our weekend would be, anticipating the workload we were about to carry and the fun we would have during our free time. While […]
I used to have the worst of panic attacks, they still occur, but I have learned to control them. I have always been open about my past, how I have never met my father before, even though he is present in my life. We have an electronic relationship, phone calls, text messages, but have never […]
Depression and anxiety are life threatening diseases that are rarely talked about in Malawi. In this small country of us, mental health is not put as a priority, and so when suicide accidents happen, we are thrown off-guard for a few minutes before our lives return to normal. We completely shun the disease out, making it worse, we aren’t able to detect it when those closest to us seem to be falling the dark.
It hasn’t been so long ago since we last met, that is if you read my last collection. Now welcome to SCRIBBLES, a not so much poetry collection, in fact not poetry at all. This is just words patched together in different moments of my life. Let me take this moment to thank my old […]