When The Sun Rises

Outside, a car door slammed and the persistent hooting of the matatus could be heard. From his bed, the sky transformed into a vast expanse of beautiful majestic rays that engulfed the town. The faint wind from outside brushed against his skin, leaving goose bumps on his bare arms. He pulled the thin blanket tighter…

A Time To Love (Chapter 6)

The stench of desperation hang all around me. My baby was gone and I literally had nothing left. My fiance who I had trusted more than my own family, had betrayed me in the worst way a person can be betrayed. How do you just up and leave the woman you pledged to honor and…

Before I Die

To My Children, The Fruits Of My Womb, You’ve always wondered what became of me and why I had to leave you so soon. And I know that one of you has finally dug into my collection and fished out this letter. Let me start by saying that you are the best gifts God gave…

Scars From Yesterday

I looked at my mother trying to fix me a cup of white coffee. Her fingers trembled and she crashed on the seat and gave out a loud sigh before turning and giving me that fake smile she had always given me. I call it fake because no matter how much she tried to hide…