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Queen of hearts

Post Views = 819I have lived most of my life thinking that romantic love is a delusion; a futile edge against the existential terror that is our own singularity and then I met her and that forced me to reexamine my convictions. Several months have gone by now and our conversations have gotten deeper and deeper with every passing minute. …

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Dear girl friend

Post Views = 647New beginnings It is pretty clear that now we can never be a thing; even more specific that I can never have you. Worse is that I now understand that someone came before me and took what was meant to be my spot. He moved in and stayed, denying me the opportunity to try my luck on …

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A letter to my beloved stranger

Post Views = 526Dear Stranger, We have spilled much ink you and I on our discussion of human connection and we are no closer to understanding than we were when the correspondence began. I often feel as if am standing on one side of a wide cosmos shouting across wondering if the response I hear comes from you or it …

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The life she chose

Post Views = 413In my family, there are four kids, though I have several stepsisters who have kids even older than I am. I don’t know some of these step sissies or I have just seen them once- in funerals because that seems to be the only unifying factor for the ties they hold in Chweya’s family. My papa comes …

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To the Single Ladies

Post Views = 2472I feel so tired and sorry seeing women cry every now and then on social media over how some other woman stole their man. The story is a cliché and always goes like…”Oooh so and so stole my man, she’s such a b****, a slut with no self respect….but I’ll leave it to Karma” My point, a …

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Of slay queens and era of beauty minus brains

Post Views = 1821Warning- Reader discretion is advised Slay queens might have been the worst tragedy that happened to this era of where beauty is rewarded whilst brains look like they lost their place in the world. The term slay queen has caught a storm and has now terribly started threatening what used to be and still is good women. …

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