As a writer, You never run out of things to say; It’s just that sometimes, You’re too tired to say them, Because you’re consumed by the mayhem Of life, compulsories and inconsequentials; I forgot the quintessentials That are supposed to give me meaning And now I’m leaning Towards extended sadness And loss of self-worth; Is […]Read More Tired
The world is big. Incomprehensibly so. It seems barely manageable when you look at it from your community, your immediate surroundings. But there are so many levels of impracticality in that, that there’s no point actually trying to go through them all. I sit in my chair, curled up into a ball, trying to make […]Read More The World Is Big
It’s a story that has been told over and again: A child holding in a mental scream With a smile on her face, Because the outside is too tired to display accurate reflection. Thoughts branching, like an unruly tree, Somehow, no matter how far away the branches get, Their root remains the same. Head is […]Read More Quandary
Originally posted on Creō:
The high noon sun burns a distinct red this day…. Clad in his war paint with priestly scars of the highest order etched into his skin, Okomfo Anokye, high priest of the Ashanti people stands beside his King Osei Tutu as they calmly watch the approach of the massive Denkyira Army.…
Her: Oh my God, he’s cute. Especially when he smiles. And his hugs are magic. He’s cuddly, but, like, hugging a muscly, well-toned panda bear. I wonder if he likes me as much as I like him. Oh my goodness. What if I’m not good enough? What if he gets bored of me? Maybe I […]Read More Disparities
Pick up your pen and write. Write like no-one will ever read a word. Write the emotional truth and fiction you’ve always been too scared to admit to yourself. Write the kind of things you know you don’t have the courage to tell anyone else. Write it, even if you never intend to tell anyone […]Read More Healing
Yo yo, yo, guys! My class’s official major fundraising event for CAS takes place tomorrow. And despite the major obstacles that we have faced and are facing, I hope we manage to raise enough money to accomplish what we want: improving the school in Aklamador which I blogged about earlier. -AkotowaaRead More #REACH!