Poems

Taken Laughter – Anthonia Okoli

I was a girl so full of life, energy and dreams. I had goals that seemed unattainable to most. Until I became a woman. I had the loudest laugh, I was nicknamed talkative. I was that child loved by all for the energy I bring. Until I became a woman. I was dressed in a…

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EndFGM

Safe without cut: Satire for FGM/C

Her tears rend me sore, Her grim and pains and wail They hail but she wails Crying like an hurt bird The cry of a innocent girl cut.   They cut her to subdue her To tame her taste, subvert her will Dilute her femininity, bruise her innocence, Innocence meant to be defended, secured and…

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Poems

MAN UP – AATSARUMI

You have claimed superiority even when you have none Every one worships at your feet They call you god But deep down you know your acts are ungodly Man UP When they are infibulated in tears I hear it is only so you can infiltrate her At a rate that pleases you Not looking after…

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Poems

HER CRY PIERCES MY HEART – AATSARUMI

Held in captivity and tied with the trust she had in you Trapped in between your legs with no show of love You feigned passion yet you watch on You watch on while she is getting cut for no just cause Her cries piercing my heart. My heart, her cries puncture The pain of seeing…

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