You are an emotionally abusive mother whose greatest function in my life has been to perpetuate your husband's abuse. It has always been and always will be about him. About not making him angry, about taking care of him, about giving him food this way and that. He will always be your number one priority. And so you see, I have no business being here.'
You did not know eighteen years ago that the way your grandmama favored your brother could make you hate your brother so much that you would devise a plan to harm him by saying there is a snake on the tree, hoping that he would just hurt his leg. You did not know that he would instead hit his head on a stone during the fall and that he would die immediately. You did not know that you would fall in love with your cousin brother and that he also, would walk away from your heartbreaking self eighteen years later in the place your brother died and where your grand-mama was buried.
... Because I said I loved her. I did, at that instant, coming in her. But love does not mean marriage, a baby, forever. Love means you make me happy until you don't. - A. Igoni. Barrett. (A Nairobi story of comings and goings. )
...whoever you are, or whatever it is that you do, when you really want something, it's because that desire originated in the soul of the universe. It's your mission on earth.
Gather Together In My Name - Maya Angelou's autobiography. VOLUME 2. It is mesmerizing how this author would take you through a series of her American past as though it were your own. I have to read, but I have to admit. Maya Angelou is, if not the best I have read. [That woman was... Continue Reading →
All the dead Arising. Book by Jamie Campbell. ` In a world where the adults are dead. Things are hard to comprehend. Everly losses her parents on the night of 'the Event'. The mysterious night on which all adults die, living the young to their own means. Now Everly, with her ability to see and... Continue Reading →