Writing Out Loud

Writing Out Loud

I’m a Burundian girl living abroad where I’m supposed to be studying, but that hasn’t been going well lately. I’m almost 30 and single. Not a great life as per Burundian standards, is it? Where did the time go? I always thought that by now I would be...
Trouble (Part 3)

Trouble (Part 3)

(Click here to read part 2) Things were all fire and flames between Mike and I, for about a month… and then I started noticing a new pattern… Our dates were becoming less like dates – where we got to sit together or do activities together, and have deep...
Trouble (Part 2)

Trouble (Part 2)

(Click here to read Part 1) Okay, calm your horses, I still have some dignity left in me. I didn’t go to his place that night… although I loved that he texted me the idea. Why lie? We met at Church the next morning though. Mimi didn’t come – I don’t know...
Trouble (Part 1)

Trouble (Part 1)

As soon as our eyes met, I knew that nothing good was going to come out of the relationship… — Mimi met him on a dating app. Let’s call him Mike. He’s Kenyan and had just moved here to set up the subsidiary of the company he works for. Mimi had told me a...
Malade d’amour (3ème partie)

Malade d’amour (3ème partie)

(Cliquez ici pour la 2ème partie) Quelques jours plus tard, je reçus un appel plein d’insulte de la femme de Gonzague: « Tu savais que je te considérais comme la fille que je n’avais jamais eue et maintenant, tu veux me piquer mon mari. Iyo ngeso y’abakobwa b’i...