Today and everyday is the day to check in on someone, especially those beautiful children and teens.Today is the day to ask them, 'are you really okay?'To listen to them, to help where we can or signpost them when we feel we can't. To let them know it is okay to not be okay, and … Continue reading Are you okay?
Mental Wellness Can we all please take mental health more seriously? Thank you to Naomi Osaka and Simone Biles for making the world easier for those struggling mentally. We thank them for showing us that it is okay to not be okay.🙌🙌💪💪
Onye rolled in dirty gritty slime. She locked herself in this dark space, devoid of air, every time she remembered his hands on her body. She peered through the thick storm windows at the other Onye, her hands lingering on the frame. Unable to reach her, she could only wish she was her as she … Continue reading Dark place
I was the poster child of success. I don't mean the kind of success most of us desire these days. Ergo, fat bank accounts, fast cars and big houses are not what I'm talking about. I mean the kind of success where you have never failed. Never failed a test. Never failed an exam. Never failed … Continue reading Do not stand still!
Do you now see, Why I was tagged a mouse? Why I shivered when spoken to? Why the angles of my mouth are down turning? Why the creases between my brows are deep as gullies? Why my voice makes no sound, no matter how loud I shout? Why I run off like a dog, tail between … Continue reading Letter to a dead mum
In a steady flow going down this drain, My life blood drained on, leaving pain. A deep searing pain, but I felt it not. For by my own I have been burnt. My once tender soul destroyed. Torn asunder by my beloved. My head is bent, in a bow. Who will want me now? Was … Continue reading The man that was me