Ja-mwa

To my children, If your father is considered a ja-mwa (foreigner) in my mother’s land, And me in his mother’s I will curve my people’s traditions With my nurturing arms onto your skin, And rest you on your father’s shoulders that he may show you his. So when they ask you where you are from, […]

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To My Unborn Son .

​I understand you’re currently considering a variety of potential candidates for the position of Your Mother. As you peer down from the ether, watching us go about our daily lives, you need to decide which prospective mother is meant to be your mom. That’s a lot of pressure, and I don’t envy you the monumental […]

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