The Friend Zone (A Guy & Girl's Perspective)

As I sit by myself and think about all the times that girls that I had fallen for; whom, in my opinion, I could have had sizzling relationships with rejected me using the same words: “Let’s just be friends” “We can be nothing more than friends” or “I only see you as a friend.” I…

We All Matter

I don’t feel that men are better than women, or vise versa  My granny is my family matriarch, She’s way better! Married before the age of 18; deprived of formal school lectures, Bore six kids and raised them as go-getters My mama is my favorite, a pearl wrapped in a body She taught me everything…

Visionaries or Vision Blurry: Issues with Medical Education and Healthcare in Liberia and Some Solutions

What is wrong with medical education and healthcare in Liberia? Is it not straightforward to realize that the two are directly proportional to each other? Alternatively, we can say there exists a negative or positive correlation. Okay! Enough of my statistical terms. Let’s not become complacent and think Liberia is moving any further in medical…

Beach Miners

Under heaven’s heavenly lamps  Youths of our time  Digging for silver in gold mines  Destroying ancient borderlines Forever changing nature’s natural landscape  Eating Tomorrow in their today  As each grain of sand you take away Releases a monster from its timeless cage Nature though beautiful, but deadly Once we cross the lines that save By…

A Quest To Teach & Learn With Integrity (4)

Click here to read the first three entries in this series I, II, III As the struggle against academic malpractice continues, one should understand that it does not only affect a single institution, but the entire country. So, today, I will be giving my personal experience with academic malpractice from both my alma mater and…

A Quest To Teach & Learn With Integrity (3)

Read the first two parts here I II Nowadays, of the many students who graduate from high schools and universities, only few can truly prove they deserve what they got. This shows how our teachers have chosen to be the direct opposite of what being a teacher is supposed to be. Teachers are no longer…

The Foreign Exchange Rate Saga

We elect someone that we believed “has a heart for Liberia,” and we are still subjugated to the same repetitive norm of failed leadership and total hardship.

Till Death Do Us Part

From flowers bloom, to blooms decayed Like narcissus and his reflection We fell in love beside the river From rosy cheeks to dried bones entwined beneath the sycamore  We wander eternity together,  Wondering about a life spent in the illusion that is love. Till eternity elapses, I will be here  When they ask; “Who do…

Culture Shock- facing the unexpected ordeal

It all started when the flight I boarded from Morocco landed at JFK International Airport in New York. I was lost for a while; depending on the traveling experience of a man from Liberia whom I met in Casablanca—we talked about family, work, and school. Though older he was, his disposition and humility to share…

I am a Failure

I am a FAILURE! I’ve failed more times than I can remember  Yet, I’ve never stopped trying. Even when crying, Drowning in a pool of tears Created from the many years of do-overs  And sleepless nights – constructing my battle plans. Plans to win, never ever wanting to lose.  I’m entitled to first place, right? …