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grandma!

I wonder what her silence would say if she spoke;

In the process of being a submissive wife, a mother to her 12 children,
she lost who she was,
I watch as the sparkle in her eyes slowly fades away
as time passes by
always lost in thought,
in sight but away in mind;
did she have dreams, ambitions,aspirations,
before being transformed from a taita-taveta woman to a dictatorial kikuyu's wife?
who was she then,
who is she now?

I wonder what her silence would say if she spoke.

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Leina's picture

So deep and touching.I really

So deep and touching.I really wonder what the world would have been if women were free from silence!Thanks for this inspiring piece sister!
Blessings,
Leina

smothyz's picture

honored!

thank you!

i believe it would be a sad world because women play a major role in the society.

I thank God that He has allowed us to speak up and now through the medium such as internet people are able to connect and find solutions to issues arising.

Blessings,
Claudia.

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only LOVE can do that. -Martin Luther King Jnr.

Kim Crane's picture

So much power in a few words.

So much power in a few words. Thank you for sharing!

smothyz's picture

honored!

thank you!

Words have always been said to be powerful and if we chose them carefully when we speak, they would impact our lives and those of others.

God bless.
Claudia.

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only LOVE can do that. -Martin Luther King Jnr.

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