Saxiibaday oo hadashay(my friend speaks)

DAREEMKEEYGA MAANTA Below is a friend’s story, she wrote it in Somali. I’m proud of her for writing and sharing it with us. Horta inta aanan wax faafin dheer ah sii galin, waa inaan is amaano, waayo?• Waxaan ahay hooyo adag oo nolosheeda maarmeeysay• Shaqo aan kufarax sanahay ayaan bishan helay. Guri, gaari iyo waxii …

Asad & Aisha’s story(was it a fragile ego?)

When I tell you about Asad there are two versions of him that exist. There is the sweet chatty guy who came suddenly into her life and swept her off her feet. And there is the bitter man who came back into her life to stomp on her heart. I believe the latter one was …

Amira & Farid(it looked like love)

The nightfall came and the darker it got outside the more Amira grew anxious. She knew Farid was still mad at her. She was never one to fear the dark at night, not until she knew that the dark did not only bring the stars out at night but also that’s when Farid’s demons came …

I have outgrown some tools💖

The cold came in through the open window hugged and woke me up from my nightmare… I look around me and touched my arms… I was cold yet the sweat run down my chins. My heart pacing I tapped my chest to calm myself down… all is well… all is well… like a mother soothing …

Hawa Aduun ~ The Tribulations of Life ~ chapter ends.

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 …