Choice

By Dee Close She said that love is a choice. I stood there contemplating her words as an uneasy feeling latched onto my conscience, a feeling that, lately, she had begun to fuel.  ‘Loving someone is a choice’. These were the last words that I heard as I purposefully swam away to hide in my […]
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The memory of her

By Untapped I have heard there’s a secret place where you keep your feelings hidden under honey jars to keep them sweet. I have heard that if the jars are ripped open, eternal love will over flow from streams in your heart, to water all the dried paths that you fear to walk on. A […]
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More on Efunsetan Aniwura

By Cosmic Yoruba/ @cosmicyoruba I know I have written on Efunsetan Aniwura before (where I horribly misspelled her name for which I have been told off *haha*) but once is not enough! The more I learn about this amazing Egba woman, the more I am amazed. I went from not knowing anything about her, to learning that she […]
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Selfish

By Icess Floyd I’m looking to see if I missed something. If I forgot something. I know time is ticking, so before you go I have these words to say because this love that will never go away. Even if you don’t think I’m right for you and we’re not meant to be, this deep […]
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Socio-sexual anxiety

By Fayth/ @faythnw “Women in this culture live with sexual fear like an extra skin. Each of us wears it differently depending on our race, class, sexual preference and community, but from birth we have all been taught our lessons well. Sexuality is dangerous. It is frightening, unexplored, and threatening… Many of us become feminists because of […]
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Queer in a maze

By Sazike I’ve been a lesbian before I knew what a lesbian was. I was definitely a lesbian when we were ten and kissing in our primary school restroom and I felt butterflies truly for the first time. I was a lesbian when we were 12 when we kissed as we waited in the backseat of […]
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