I’ve been warned several times about my thoughts, words and “claimed complexities”. My tenacity towards female empowerment, justice and never ending hatred for misogyny has also been judged by many.
So, I took a step towards entering the competition. The theme of the competition appeared quite cultural and I was one with a flair for my culture. I love the Yoruba culture. I feel a certain kind of joy to represent with the Yoruba people. Trust me, they amuse you more than they abuse you.
I never knew many African authors. Aderemi and I would gosh over Wole Soyinka’s books and a few others (mostly older people), but I didn’t know the new creative spirit that had evolved.
Lace dresses are for inaugurations or formal events (says the voice inside my head), but mama’s going to wear it anyway! So, in other to get myself fully prepared for any form of atmosphere, I put on a short sleeve lace dress made by Tash Apparel, simple ballerina flats and a matching headband to vibe with all the positive energy I was already giving off. Nothing prepared me for what was going to come after…
I tried tracing Activism to as farback, as the first democratic rule in Nigeria. I also laid down some notable changes in the trend of activities and response by the Government.
Once in a blue year
We have goals to set, ones that we eventually wished we met.
When it dawns on us the time wasted, we realize all the opportunities we declined.
Once in a blur year, I fix my watch, so I look at the earth in a more vivid sight.
There are always women around us who inspire us in many ways. For me, that woman is Dorothy L. Sayers. Born in Oxford, UK, Sayers was a renowned English crime writer and poet who lived between 1893 and 1957
21 writing prompts for all whoSeek to write and are not inspiredAre tired of rewriting that chapterSeek motivation from a genre they are not used toJust want to have fun!