CHAPTER 24 Jessica found herself kneeling somewhere that seemed so unreal: a floating sensation over came her and she was completely engulfed in darkness and nothingness. In the distance, a light called out. She knew the light was her redemption, that that was where life was, back to her daughter and her father and her… Continue reading #24 Jewel: Oh hell…oh death..how much you sting
I am no feminist, not at all. I believe succinctly in the importance of men. In fact, I relate better with the other sub-species of this human race, and I enjoy working together. I believe that God has a plan, a beautiful one and there’s a good reason why men were created first, given responsibility… Continue reading Men; unanswered questions …
CHAPTER 23 Jewel drove home feeling anguished. The reality of her mother’s reality slowly sinking in. Mama was in captivity. She hated to imagine what she must be feeling, where she was, how she was, if those men had touched her??! She cringed just thinking about it. She looked at her phone, charging with the… Continue reading Jewel 23#sigh
I write this post in tears..literal tears because a few days ago; disenfranchised was a word not too familiar to me. Today though, I feel overwhelmed. My best friend and my person are hurt, their people are dying, beaten mercilessly and the whole nation closes their eyes, calls them criminals..since when was it a crime… Continue reading Disenfranchised…
CHAPTER 22 NAIYA! NAIYA! NAIYA! Jessica felt someone nudge her and struggled to open her swollen eyes. Thank God there was not much light in the room. She saw a young boy with a lighter wave at her. He tried lifting her head and nudge her towards a cup. She was sure the contents would… Continue reading Jewel 22 # Away from pain..
There's a cholera crisis ongoing..an endemic of sorts and I thought it wise to debunk just what this enigma is and to write in the simplest way I know how to what to do should you suspect you have it. First What is it? Cholera is a bacterial infection. It is caused by V. Cholerae… Continue reading Cholera
CHAPTER 21 Jewel drifted back to Eddy’s Inc and found herself under a car, screw and spanner in hand. She was a fixer. It was her gift. Fixing cars always calmed her nerves down. Machines just made sense to her and they never left and never lied. She loved that about them. They had the… Continue reading Jewel 21 #if I ever needed you…
CHAPTER 20 Behind her, Jessica could hear the shuffling of feet, dragging of heavy objects and noises approaching her, a clear indicator that her nasty time in this hell hole had taught her meant it was camera time. A few days ago, the thought of cameras would have thrilled her. It would have meant make… Continue reading Jewel #20 Despair
CHAPTER 19 Jewel decided to stay at Eddy’s for a few. Her exams were done and there were no commitments in her life. Nick’s funeral would be today and she knew it would be all over the News. She did not want to think about it. No. She did not want to think of how… Continue reading JEWEL 19 #RAGE
Dear single lady, You are beautiful single woman. Really, you are! You are whole and you are complete no matter what society makes you feel or what your own misconceptions make you feel. You are a blessing single lady, an incubator and a power house by your own right. No, you don’t have to… Continue reading DEAR SINGLE LADY….