Corporate Ladder

She played the interview in her mind at least a thousand times. She had to pass three intense exams to get to this point. She knew in her heart just how much she wanted, needed and deserved this amazing opportunity. She was perfect for the job. She stood in front of the mirror and practiced…

Tradition

The air is different. That’s the first thing that came to her mind when she reached the city. She took one big breath and decided she didn’t like it…not one bit. It hasn’t even been a whole day since she left her village in welayita but she missed it already. The air was a lot…

Picture Perfect

She picks up her pencil. She doesn’t know where to start. She sinks her feet in the fine grain of sand beneath her. She leans back on the giant rock, her bike was leaning on the same rock. She picks up her sharpener and sharpens her pencil. She’s scared of starting. It has been years…

Her

  Day 21. I had the same nightmares. I guess the sleeping pills aren’t just enough. I drag my legs out of bed. And sit up. I hate that I’m alive. I hate this world. I hate everything. I put my hands on my face trying to wake myself up a bit, I stretch and…

Shadow

I’m walking, my flats drenched in mud. It’s rainy in Ethiopia. My dad’s calling every minute I have never been so late. The darkness was very eerie I don’t like it when its dark I’m very much scared of it. I really wanted to get home as fast as possible and the shortest way was…