Category: Enlightenment

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

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

Magic

You probably have no inkling of the abundant awesomeness in you. If only you knew... the grounds you would have broken. *sigh*Anyhoo, it's never too late. So, now that you know, tap into it as you enjoy a relaxing weekend (hopefully). Have fun breaking grounds, safe in the knowledge that you are magic and can … Continue reading Magic

Shrug off negativities

Today we applaud all the greats. We praise Chimamanda Adichie. We revere the late Stephen Hawkings. We admire Elon Musk. We can't get enough of JK Rowlings' works. We want to be Oprah Winfrey. We love Beyonce and Jay Z. We look up to the late Chinua Achebe... and many more. What most people tend … Continue reading Shrug off negativities

Not all that glitters

Blue green beauty sits Alas only third eye sees Pain in beauty deep ❤Aweni

Bye 2019

Sing me new ballards Don't be tethered to the old Friends, let's fly again. Forward ever! Backward never! Today is the last day of the year 2019! 2019 may have brought you lots of breakthroughs, happiness and many other lovely things or it may not have been the best year for you. It might have … Continue reading Bye 2019

Bloom

Like flowers bloom, so shall you when you face the sun. Grow and bloom. ❤Aweni

Seek knowledge

Murky mind and blind 'Twas a curse under the sun I'll tell ye the truth 'Twill be undone if you search Seek strong yet frail Papyrus ❤Aweni

Push through

They tore into her. Her cousins, uncle and aunt. They hurled abuse at her, Day and night. They overworked her. All of them. Made her wake up 4 am, To clean, scrub and mop, To cook, dust and shop, Until midnight. She worked and worked Then slept in a box. A wooden box. Rough in … Continue reading Push through