A few weeks ago, I was having an interesting conversation with someone about what their wish for the world was. Their initial wish was for there to not be “deadbeat dads” in this world. It was for parents to not have the option of walking out of their children’s lives. Soon enough, it dawned on … Continue reading What if they don’t stay?
A poetry series...start here. III.Dear Congo Some days you break my heart I wonder if I’ll ever piece myself back together Other days you show me the kind of love I could never get from any other country And whenever you open your arms wide I wonder which day it’s going to be The one … Continue reading III. *6 Days *
A poetry series...start here. II. Will Tell the children To keep their innocence Tell the daughters To be warriors Tell the sons To stay brave Tell the world To be wary of its silence We’ve left seeds And they’ll multiply All by faith All in love Tell the heavens We’re bringing more angels Tell the … Continue reading II. *6 Days*
*The following content might be disturbing or triggering to some readers* In light of current events that are taking place in South Kivu (DRC), this poetry series aims to express the frustrations of anyone who may come from a minority group. Banyamulenge - ethnic tutsi group of people from the High Plateau of South Kivu … Continue reading I. *6 Days *
I’ve always loved travelling and it didn't matter whether it was 45 min away from home or 30 hours. The idea of going away fascinated me and so I felt like I was on good terms with Change. I forgot that each time I went away for a day or a month, it felt so … Continue reading What scares you the most about starting over?
Earlier this year, I finally started my career in Engineering. It was exciting at first and confusing at the same time. I thought college was the hardest part but working in the field +adulting is a challenge on another level and in its own way. When the honeymoon phase was over, I realized that there … Continue reading Who brings you peace?
*In loving memory of those we loved and lost on the night of August 13th, 2004 - Gatumba, Burundi Fifteen years later Fifteen years without youWhat still hurts is the how What still stings is the why How your souls were snatched awayWhy your existence put a whole country On national emergencyFifteen years later Fifteen years without justiceThey saw us … Continue reading A journey
In these past couple of weeks the theme of fear kept coming up a lot in conversations that I would have but also in my everyday life. I’ve recently found out (amongst many revelations) and accepted that I am scared of a lot of things that are truly out of my control. Before I go … Continue reading What’s your greatest fear?
Chapter Eight - Finale The end of year was approaching fast, and it was a beautiful surprise that Bukuru was given a three-month Schengen Visa, so he could visit his family. The four friends celebrated at the beach as it was the highlight of 2018 as well as Kwezi who was still working on her … Continue reading Irakabiri [ VIII ]
Chapter Seven Things went back to normal after the incident that in the end solidified the friendship amongst the four of them. They spent more and more time together hence making memories that would last a lifetime. Zuba reduced her relationship with Mr. Gihu to mere work-related interactions. When that did not work, she gathered … Continue reading Irakabiri [ VII ]