Tag Archives: diaspora

the women of somalia

my hooyo and i sit across from one another as she recounts the story of her migration otherwise known as, the removal of her heart from its home   she tells me about the day she told her mother her plans her eyes still glazed with the optimism of youth   she tells me about […]

Mogadisho, I love you!

Hey-lo blogosphere! After being offline for almost 10 days, my uncle finally got internet installed in his crib, and I’m back! In many ways, not having internet for almost two-weeks forced me to branch out my comfort zone, and really interact with my cousins, aunts, and uncles – a blessing in disguise, if you will. […]