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Addis

So when I came back, everyone decided I was foreign - and not just because my accent was thick and faltering over the sir that we were supposed to call Mr Iddi, instead of sah,...

The Commandments

In 2016, my body is still a battlefield Bloody, lying, a lying carcass, they always tell me I am lying Even when what happened happened to me They always say it was someone...

I am not Sorry Anymore

I am not sorry anymore, world The internet you shoved down my throat And the grotesque knowledge you dropped Onto my stunting spine taught me that To be a woman, my forte...

Confusion

Oh to be young and 24 In love and confused ‘Child’ on the inside ‘Adult’ on the outside Sure, yet unsure Of a future well thought out Which now crumbles beneath your...

Let Her Know

Let them come let them go If they ask let them know Sometimes you don't get to choose Sometimes It is ours to lose Were it less than life and miles that ran between us...

To You, From Abigail Arunga

I love the rawness of the beginning When I can see your heart in your throat every time you want to touch me but you're trying to figure out whether the molten emotion in your...

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