No Children Allowed

There is a secret part of me. The one who shines her teeth when people state their future plans for my womb, that immediately thinks to herself, “God forbid!” But I started seriously thinking about it this year. And so I decided to compile this list. Thank me later. 1. Ain’t nobody gon wake you…

How to stay friends after a breakup, pt. 4

The light streaming from the windows woke Nnenna.  Turning her head from left to right, her first impression was confirmed. She was in the hospital. A frisson of alarm raced up her spine as she her eyes met those of someone else . A second glance quickly confirmed that the someone was in fact a…

SEXUAL ABUSE, HOW TO EFFECTIVELY DEAL WITH IT AND CONTAIN IT

WHAT IS SEXUAL ABUSE? We’ve read the stories. We’ve seen the articles. Some even know other people who have been victims or even rarely, the perpetrators. The Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary defines sexual abuse thus: the activity of having sex or attempting to do so with a child or old person or someone who is…

Touch My Heart. I Dare You

Hi people. Uju here, talking about… stuff, ***************************************** Remember Primary School? (presuming that none of you are still there). In primary school, there was always a wave created by any person who had a good handwriting. Most of us had only just begun to write, thus anyone whose handwriting was great must have inherited it…

LETTER TO MY BIG SISTER

On quite a lot of my favourite blogs, there are written letters and poems to children yet unborn and wives and husbands yet unmet. I liked the idea, so I decided to write a letter to my big sister. This letter was a bit tricky to write because I didn’t know what tone to use….

LORD WHY DID YOU MAKE ME BLACK?

So this poem was written by the awesome “POET OF PURPOSE”, Ms. RuNett Nia Ebo. I’ve loved it since I first read it. It is amazing! Please read it below. I’m quite sure you’ll love it too! Why Did You Make Me Black Lord? Lord, why did you make me black? Why did you make…