You’ve arrived at Rock Bottom, Located far from all you know. Demons gnaw at your sanity, They slither around your neck, And squeeze your windpipe until you turn blue, Only to loosen their grip as soon as your life begins to fade. Angels kneel next to you, Calling out your name, Their hands reaching […]Read more "In the place of Rock Bottom"
I’m walking away from you, In search of true love and life. In spite of fear of loneliness, In spite of the fear of starting over, I’m walking away from you. I’d rather face a life without you, Than live beneath my worth with you. *image from Pixabay.Read more "I’m walking away from you"
I became a clown so that you would notice me, I was at your beck and call so that you would appreciate me. I edited myself so that you would accept me, I availed myself so that you would need me. I let you belittle me just so that you would talk to me, I […]Read more "I sacrificed myself for you"
Absorb me into you. I want to feel the warmth of your skin on mine, I want to feel the rhythm of your heartbeat, I want to caress you, and intertwine my body with yours. I want to go to place where only you and I exist, undisturbed. I want to be one with […]Read more "Absorb me into you"
Girl, the world has tried to define you, but it missed your essence completely. It then tried to break you because it couldn’t understand you. Let me tell you who you are. You are human, and your existence is valid. You’re not a mistake. You fill a space and time that no other can fill. […]Read more "Dear 21-year-old me"
Shock overwhelms. Daggers of pain shoot at my heart. My throat dries up. My body goes numb. Disbelief pangs. Is this really happening? No. You can’t be dead. Broken. I shatter like glass banging on the floor. I attempt to cry, but pain knocks me into a cold unconsciousness. Betrayal. How could you […]Read more "When grief strikes"
Africa is home to the highest linguistic diversity in the world, with over 1500 different languages. The principle languages include Arabic, English and French. An interesting fact about Arabic is that on the continent, there are more than 100 million speakers of the language, with Egypt accounting for more than 54 million. African languages form […]Read more "Top 10 most spoken languages in Africa"