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Mwalimu

Passionate educator and writer with an interest in autonomy and feminism.

Women Like Me

“What do you want?” she asked, looking down at the book she had been writing on a few minutes before. I looked at my friends, wondering who would answer her question. This was my first time at a police station and dealing with the police.  I had planned out a polite conversation that would eventually …

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full-moon

Full-moon

I saw the full-moon for the first time yesterday. It’s absurd how something so beautiful and magnificent had escaped my gaze for 24 years of my life. I stood by my bedroom window, staring, and I almost went down on my knees in worship. See, I revel and the magic that is nature, but somehow, …

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My Writing and I…

There’s something wrong with my writing; I can’t feel it. Before, it felt like the universe was speaking, and my hands would write whatever she said. I would interpret whatever it was through my eyes and experiences. It felt like she was talking to her people through me. Every time she spoke, I was reminded …

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take that leap

Take that Leap!!

Change happens in two ways; you either take that leap or are pushed off an edge. Life has to move, and that requires you to move. The problem is, it is human nature to object to any form of disruption. So, when it is time to take the next step, your most natural response is …

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