For Bae

By Annonymous You have not stopped taking my breath away. From the very first time I saw you I experienced that exquisite sensation of my lungs filling with air and catching just before a huge gush of oxygen exploded out of me and everything about the world seemed… perfect. You have not stopped being magical. […]
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An Aggressive Apology

By Lyricnotic/ @lyricnotic *Trigger warning: sexual violence I looked up at your reflection in the mirror as you walked towards me and stopped a few meters away. I couldn’t help the rage and hurt that was evident in my gaze as our eyes met. You lifted your hand to stroke my shoulder; to rub over […]
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One Night Stands

by Alexis Teyie/ @alexteyie Somehow I had convinced myself that one night stands must be life-affirming. That they were proof of youth. That they were a necessary rite of passage. That they were the weapon of open and independent women. I wanted to be alive, to be young, to be open and independent. I wanted to […]
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A Story Of Love

By Waruiru/ @waruish It has been 5 days, 4 nights, 7 hours and 27 no, 28 minutes since I really looked at you. With every BBM and every WhatsApp message the excitement grows more and more. I cannot wait to taste your lips, to look into your eyes through your crooked glasses, to hug you […]
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