Outrospection is working in making you shallow and you can’t see past the surface. Reflection was designed to keep you there. -Akotowaa   Advertisements

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If you follow VI Music, you probably know Tronomie. Like, even if you don’t know who he is, you know him. He has a number of recognizable identifiers, but the subtlest one is that he has been on nearly every VI song. Mostly as a backing vocalist or as a partial producer and arranger. Remember […]

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I remember phone calls I was too bothered to pick up because five minutes would turn fifteen would turn two hours and I thought drag lacked purpose Now I crave it. I let the phone ring like I wasn’t there, surprised when you continued to call like you believed through Faith I was never out […]

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These Are Not Questions

Have you felt like you are pumping debris into a vacuum. Yelling through a gramophone into an empty room. And outside, Everyone is talking at once. Have you felt like putting it all down. and rebellion rebelling against itself. Have you felt the war. The put the pen down. The put the voice down. The […]

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My Thoughts On Self-Love, Righteous Arrogance, and Prideful Humility

Incidentally I found this tweet today and I couldn’t think of a more perfect time to have found it. LOL! — Archillect (@archillect) July 13, 2016 “Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility; I chose arrogance.” – Frank Lloyd Wright Note: I, the writer, identify with Christianity, and […]

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My Thoughts: Purple Hibiscus

Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Yes, I have read Half of a Yellow Sun, and I have also read Americanah. I’ve watched loads of this woman’s speeches and read some of her short stories featured in online publications. No, I have not yet read The Thing Around Your Neck, but even so, I hold fast to […]

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Stop Waiting For Permission.

Let me tell you for a moment about the stars: They have been aligned for a while wondering when you would look up and set your soul to imitate their resplendence.   Stars do not know hesitation like you do. Unruly, their light shines, day or night. Never have I known them to first inquire […]

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