Hawa Aduun ~ The Tribulations of Life ~ part 18, 19, 20

A room that seemed like it was made for a family maximum of three people, now held the bodyweight of five women including mothers with their newly orphaned children. The only light they had left was coming from a circle-shaped unbreakable window that revealed a grey sky. Hope and peace had faded from the faces …

Hawa Aduun ~ The Tribulations of Life part 17

“Waryaa are you completely out of your mind?” Abdalla stared at Madka-Kher. Madka- Kher noticing the silence looked up at his friend. “Man, what are you staring at?” Madka said looking behind him. They sat in the resting hut of Madka-Kheir’s family. Madka took a handful of rice and meat and continued eating. Abdalla stretched …

Hawa Aduun~ The Tribulations of Life part 15

. “Where are you going looking like that?” Riyaq asked putting her hands on her hips like firm and angry mothers are known to do. “none of your concern.” Dunia said smiling at Riyaq. They both giggled. “shh, hush now you are going to wake the guard” she said while dragging Riyaq in the room. …

Hawa Aduun ~ The Tribulations of life part 14

Trigger warning ⚠️⚠️ #Abuse Kimina was flaming hot and not only because of the heat, but she was also furious. She found out the man standing in front her who have tried to drag Aliyah by force is not blood-related to the girl. Aliyah was an orphan and the man’s family took her to be …

Hawa Aduun ~ The Tribulations of life part 13

Trigger warnings ⚠️ FGM She understood immediately what was happening in the hut. The village girls were being circumcised. Kimina still remembered the pain. Her mother had promised that she was never going to allow anyone to lay fingers on her daughter. Our creator makes no mistakes her mother would say when people asked her …

Hawa Aduun~ The Tribulations of life part 12

It was at dawn the sky had a red and dark orange colour. The cricket’s chirping made it easier to stay awake. A year has passed since Kimina and Madka-Kher moved to Buale. Far from Madka-Kher’s family just as he had promised. They had their own two bedrooms, apartment that was made of woods, cement …

Hawa Aduun~The Tribulations of life part 11

Ali-Asbro has been in the city for a week. He still dreaded going to his new workplace. He hadn’t counted on the unsolved issues and suppressed emotions that would raise once he came back to the city. He had advised his business partner and investors to invest in Hargeisa. He still held a grudge against …

Hawa Aduun ~ The Tribulations of life part 10

“Are my eyes deceiving me? Is my mind playing tricks on me?” Dunia could not believe her eyes. She felt her hands shake under her hijab, why did she suddenly feel like she was a teenage girl? Butterflies pinching and twisting her guts all over. She turned around, took a side of her hijab and …