Author: Aweni

The power of togetherness

Together Once upon a time, there lived a land of milk and honey.Rich in heritage, talents and resources.However, it was suffering from a disease named ‘Corruption'Born soon after the land was freed from colonial shackles, its seeds planted during the decolonisation period, the baby ‘Corruption ‘ grew to be a monster that ravaged the land … Continue reading The power of togetherness

Heal Nigeria

Long post alert! In the last few days, I have read extremely disheartening news, that peaceful protests across Nigeria to end SARS brutality were met with intimidation (Durojaiye, 2020, BBC pidgin news 9th October 2020).For those that don’t understand what SARS means in this context (definitely not in the context of COVID and other airway … Continue reading Heal Nigeria

Self-love

Self-care This weekend, take a minute to look after yourself. Remember, self-love is self-care. ❤&🕯Aweni

Live

One thing life doesn't feign Is that every pain and every gain Is thine and only thine So, tarry not, live and win ❤&Aweni

Fathers are superheros

Father's day The rock he breaksWith blood and sweat.The honey he seeks,Is for your mouthand heart. ©aweni Happy father's day to all the fathers out there.We appreciate you and all the hard work you do. ❤&Aweni

Wedding prayers

Today is my little sister's wedding and Covid prevents me from being physically present. All I can do is pray and channel positive energies her way. I would be grateful if you could take a minute to say a kind little prayer for her today. Thank you. Ps. Today is her birthday too😄.

Perhaps

Perhaps if I share my painPerhaps it will end.Perhaps if I speak up for oncePerhaps your ears deaf to my squirms will hear me.Perhaps if I had spoken up when that patient compared my skin colour to his stool,Perhaps you, my senior would have stepped in and told him that what he said was not … Continue reading Perhaps

Black power

You

Behind those eyes lie distinctive You. That heart pumps blood for no one else but You. Those limbs of yours have their master in You. Your thoughts, delicate and intricate in their complexities, all spell You. There was none that was you before You. Neither will there be anyone that is you after You. You … Continue reading You

Happy Mother’s Day

Mother's day 2020 Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers out there.To those with us and those with us 🙌, for a mother never abandons their children in life and in death. Even though they know they were designed to be portals and allocated guardian angels for a period of time only. ❤️ you momma. … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day