Most times the need to belong drives us to seek out stable relationships with other people making us compromise our principles just to fit it if we aren’t careful enough💁🏾♀️.
One of the most beautiful feelings is that of acceptance, to be loved💞 for who we are…. Having people who are in love with our flaws,our imperfections,embracing us for being ourselves. They see the good in us and help us out with our imperfections is indeed a blessing 😇
And I’m blessed to have such people around me @i_am_pwesh @amingo_smith one love❤️💓💕💖💗💝💞
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Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve always wanted to be a writer. I scribbled the words in my notebook and gave it to my mum to read it.
This is the first poem I ever wrote.
I wrote it after reading Faceless by the Ghanian writer Amma Darko.
Note that; All over the world, there are several people living on the streets. This is not because they want to but circumstances and situations push them out there. Some are there due to war, poverty, lack of education and lots more.
In Nigeria, they are are popularly called the ‘Almajiris’. My thoughts captured how I feel whenever I see them.
“The caged bird Sittingin a caged Can never discover it’s potential It only discovers itself when it spreads it’s wings out to the sky”. Jomaywrites
I came across a poem ‘I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings’ back in secondary school days written by Maya Angelou and it struck my heart 💔. I unknowingly memorized stanza three… ‘The caged bird sings with a fearful thrill of things unknown.. but longed for still.. And his tune is heard on the distant hill.. For the caged bird sings for freedom.’ This particular stanza resonated on me. I felt the longings,the pains of being caged . It was soooo overwhelming. I realized then that we all long for freedom in respective of our race, ethnicity and religion. We all want to feel fulfilled,so we do what we do and then my question was, how do we get that feeling?. I thought over it a thousand times and I came to a conclusion that we need to get up, spread out our wings and fly. Do you know why the caged bird sings?💁🏾♀️ As for me I do Why don’t you check out the poem☺️
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