RAINBOWS IN THE DARK

My grandfather always said, “to understand the journey of life, you need to know oneself,” but who am I? Can I be more than one thing? A Human? An abomination? A disgrace? Love personified? What exactly is love? Who sets the parameters of it? These days, knowing who I am has been as successful as…

Mental Care-Liberia

Mental Care-Liberia Background Mental illnesses are silent, yet dangerous problems that have penetrated society and are slowly ruining lives, like any physical illness could. The anguish of Liberia’s mental health status is an age-old tale. Since the founding of Liberia, we have managed to successfully operate just one mental health hospital and after over 30…

Darkness, My Old Friend

I am the epitome of a morning person. I don’t wake up particularly ecstatic neither do I wake up grumpy, I just wake up. I wake up slowly, feeling my breath and life course through every limb and tendon in my body. I feel my soul open her eyes and luxuriate in the precious gift…

When the Heart Decides

She was broken. Her dreams and hopes in life were scattered, and all she ever aspired to was to be happy. A once loving soul was covered with the bitterness of scars. She tried to hide the pain, but everyone saw it. She lived a life of pretense, hoping that just one day, maybe everything…

The Middle Passage III

Part 3 of The Middle Passage  continues:   The entire meeting was a blur. The elder’s told her that her mother was killed while trying to free some of the captured members of the ocean tribe. She was shot in the back of her head. “What cowards can’t look a soldier in her eye before taking…

The Middle Passage II

Don’t worry I’m not only here to mock your lack of talent. The elders are calling a meeting. Even though you would have nothing to do with the complexities of the politics of the tribe, they cannot move forward without the decision of the Queen.”

The Middle Passage I

In an alternate historical and technological timeline, a young West African royal, Kou, struggles as she prepares to fit into her birth-given role as a Queen. With help from her twin, Saye, she fights the forces trying to tear her people apart. Will she save her people and find herself?