I feel like my man is one of many men who have been driven to delusion by pussy. Why does he cheat on me? Is my love not enough, so much so that he feels the need to disrespect me by lying to me about his philandering ways? He forgets that it was my hands […]Read more "Will love potion make him love me again?"
Trigger warning: fictional short story about abuse and abortion. We were having a heated argument about the number of times we were being intimate. I didn’t want to sleep with him anymore because I was slowly backing out of the relationship. I was tired of all of the cheating, abuse and disrespect, and I had […]Read more "Why I Decided to Not Have Your Child"
Very little is said about my queen, Makeda, whom I served faithfully throughout her reign. The world seems offended by a woman in power, and will do anything to subjugate knowledge of such. Women in Sheba were only as good as the identity and significance bestowed upon them by their fathers, brothers and the patriarchal […]Read more "MAKEDA, QUEEN OF SHEBA"
Today is my wedding day. I should be in school, writing my year-end exams, but I’m here in the chief’s court, adorned with beads on my head that act as a veil, with a blanket draped over my shoulders and a black, beaded A-line knee length skirt covering my legs. I feel angry, helpless and […]Read more "The Experience of Being Sold Into Marriage as a Child Bride"
Today I met the great Mansa Musa, riding on his camel with a great procession all around him, leading the way to the Holy City of Mecca. Oh what wondrous things the great emperor has done! All will know of his majesty for all time. Do you know the great Mansa Musa? He is the […]Read more "MEETING MANSA MUSA, EMPEROR OF MALI"