We All Have Our Loads To Bear, Crosses To Carry

By Eunice Aber We all have our loads to bear, crosses to carry And though one’s seems greater or lesser We all feel the weight underneath Sometimes we compare But we each can bear; only what we have been given Sometimes we desire But we know not the burden; that is hidden behind smiling faces […]

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A Real Woman

  • by Teakisi
  • Oct 26, 2016
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By Laura Walusimbi   A real woman, who is she? One with airs about her? One who thinks she’s ‘better’ than everyone else? One who strives to bring other women up, and Who commands respect from all, regardless of her standing?   A real woman, what does she do? Cares for others first? Cares for […]

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Kisses From Afar…

By Mahbuba Matovu In that moment I hang up the phone. The silence bursts my bubble. You’re there and then you’re not. I know that in a few seconds I can catch you again. I don’t call. It’s confusing for a second. Everything seems so strange. Only now do I realize my return to a […]

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Cocoa Butter: A Poem

By Elma Asio Say those worse words that I want to hear. String them along intricately like beads and gems on a necklace that I will happily adorn. Say them to me slowly. Slow enough for them to wash over my heart and kiss it. I want to hear those words glide over my skin […]

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Divorced

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  • Oct 13, 2014
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Article written by Ibtihal Ahmed. Divorced, from the degrading union of Ingrained and deadly ignorance which Often leaves its master in a state of aimless wander Divorced, from the senseless captivity of Ceremonial benevolence which is often poisonous. Divorced, from air-headed individuals Whose imagined and ill-fated progressions survive On the perceived failures of others. Divorced, […]

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