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How do you empower yourself in a society that has always profited from holding you back? How do you pull yourself up by the bootstraps when they created a system in which you can barely afford food, let alone books? How do you free your mind when the knowledge you attain is always history, his story, rewritten... Continue Reading →

Déçu

She was not scared of being loved. She was scared of loving. She never needed your validation But she wanted it all the same.     She waited and waited And when it finally came You did not give it to her. You gave it away to another.   ~Nomadic Mind~    

Engourdie

I stopped crying a long time ago. Not because the pain has gone, But because I'm too tired to feel.   ~Nomadic Mind~

Silence

The pain is crippling Causing me to talk too much Leaving things unsaid.   ~Nomadic Mind~

Reflet

You're my everything. I think about the sacrifices that you made, And the foundation that you laid. You helped cultivate my work ethic, And you molded my integrity. My faith in God is strong today because of you. I know God is supposed to be my everything Or at least that's what they told me.... Continue Reading →

Femme

Over-glorified and over-criticized, yet underappreciated. Woman. To appreciate is to acknowledge someone for their worth, their actions, And to compensate them accordingly. If society claims that women are so wonderful, productive, virtuous, and essential, Then why are they still on the fringes of society overworked, yet underpaid And underrepresented in leadership positions?   ~Nomadic Mind~

Agapé

I'm terrible, but you love me still. When I fight you and break your heart, You whisper sweet words in my ear, Drawing me near until I learn to love myself, Forgive myself, and then give myself completely to you.   ~Nomadic Mind~

Vie

Your love consumes me. It's on top, yet underneath me. It's inside me... Deep, Deep within me. Your love is life.   ~Nomadic Mind~

Nomadic Mind (An Introduction)

My thoughts flow out of me. The good, the bad, and everything in between. There are too many to keep bottled inside. My thoughts flow out of me. The weight of each word unloaded beside the next one- connected and fluid- painting history, herstory, mystory. My thoughts flow out of me. Mostly ramblings...some about me, some... Continue Reading →

A Day Without These Women

The future is female, or so they say. Today is International Women’s Day—a celebration of women worldwide and a day to honor and promote their advancement in society. There have been various campaigns and hashtags circulating around: #FutureIsFemale #IWD2017 #DayWithoutAWoman #BeBoldForChange #IWD #MyBoldSteps Etc... I couldn’t help but sit back away from all the noise and... Continue Reading →

February Is Over, But Black History Month Continues

What do one thousand entrepreneurs, revolutionaries, artists, and creatives have in common? Love… ...black love to be precise. Just four days after Valentine’s Day, melanin-abundant bodies came together on Saturday, February 18th at the Anacostia Arts Center in Washington, DC to celebrate, create, and connect. This year’s fourth edition of The Black Love Experience was... Continue Reading →

Top 10 of 2016

I swear I thought I hit send like a month and a half ago…😂😂😂 During the first few days in January, I resolved to make 2017 my best year yet. But I also had to take a step back and truly reflect on my accomplishments and God's continued goodness towards me in 2016. Despite all... Continue Reading →

Why The Women’s March Matters

United we stand strong. That was the overlying message I took away from yesterday’s Women’s March in Washington, which in actuality was a national and even global event with sister marches all over the world. Some people didn’t (and still don’t) understand why people were coming together in resistance. So let me break it down... Continue Reading →

16 Days of Activism (+350)

So I would like to start off this post with an apology…Sorry! It’s been an embarrassingly long time since my last post. So much has happened during the last months of 2016 and even the beginning of this New Year. But let me not get ahead of myself. Let me tell you a quick story... Continue Reading →

So I survived NYSC camp a while back…and I’m sure you’ve been wondering what I’ve been up to since that time. Well I was so busy I forgot to write…just kidding. But truly, between my NYSC commitments, which consist of my PPA, CDS (terms explained below), and personal projects I’ve been able to keep myself busy.... Continue Reading →

RETOUR AU NAIJA : NYSC Camp

After being released from the NYSC three-week orientation course the number one question people posed was “How did you enjoy camp?” Friends, aunties, uncles, and all others concerned camp was not intended for enjoyment…A better question would be “How did you fare” or “how did you survive” or even simply “How was camp?” To which... Continue Reading →

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