The Mindset

Mindset Mother always tells me “look at the mirror, that is potential, you have all it takes Grace, all it takes to be great”. I never understood, I thought it was another of those things she likes to exaggerate about. My reflection, potential? how? I was dark skinned, skinny, straight and freckled. How can any […]

The Clean Plate part 2

You see, there’s one thing we have little control over -the society. No matter how passionate about one is about the ills of their country, effecting a change is not a wake up and call thing. Even our past heroes laboured as patriotic as they were, I know our own independence was given to us […]

‘The Clean Plate’

“You deserve a clean plate” This is the best advice that should probably have been given to me many years ago. Or better still, “you deserve the best”. I needed to hear those four letter words. But you, you might have been told before or read it somewhere or reading it now. It took some […]

Who lied to you!

Who told you? You have to smile even if you don’t feel like for the world to be convinced of your happiness? Who told you, you must dance to the rhythm of earth’s dwindling drum to belong? Who told you, you must be beautiful before can be loved? Who ever deceived you to drink, bitter […]

Suck those tears

You’re sitting.. On your bed alone. The events of the day play all over in your head. His maliciously handsome eyes glaring at you, his stern voice echoes in your head, loud. “You’re not even worth it”, ” you’re not smart” or “you’re just too dull for this..” It goes on and on. You’ve ran […]