WinterABC2022 Stories of Awareness: An act of love

My father was institutionalised today and he hates me. Baba believes that I signed the admission forms so that I can get rid of him. I couldn’t watch him hurt himself and become a different man. Baba never cried and always bottled his emotions. He always carried someone’s burdens as his own. Baba would haveContinue reading “WinterABC2022 Stories of Awareness: An act of love”

Starting all over again

This poem is for anyone who is making a big decision. It’s okay to start all over againšŸ¤—. I forgot to cover the bruises and the scars today.Oh, my this is how far it has gone.There is a voice whispering saying, it will not end well,”. I have avoided all the signs and the fearContinue reading “Starting all over again”

Extraordinary woman

May you not lose yourself in the process of becoming independent. May you become a friend rather than an enemy. May you be brave to mention the hidden figures that made it possible for you to be here today. May you carry the young girl’s wishes and dreams on your shoulders. Hold onto the wiseContinue reading “Extraordinary woman”

A review:This is me the Metamorphosis of Ayo

Author: Patricia OpioCover rating:3/5Overall rating:4/5Themes: love, family, Christianity, HIV status,5stages of grief, courage, determination,self-care SUMMARYPatricia writes about her story and how her life changed when she turned twenty-five. The writer thought she had bigger problems but the news comes as a shock on her birthday because she is still a  virgin. Patricia struggles to comeContinue reading “A review:This is me the Metamorphosis of Ayo”

Don’t dwell in the past

As I look back I don’t have any regrets, I have made a lot of mistakes and there was a time I hated myself. But I have managed to reach out to the younger version with myself and a heart to heart conversation with her. Instead of judging her, I have allowed her to shareContinue reading “Don’t dwell in the past”

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