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Rants by Gbemi

    The Becoming

    What I Learned From My Big Crop

    July 26, 2016

    So I recently cropped my hair, recently being last Saturday. And even though I like to convince myself that it was a spur of the moment decision, it was an idea I had played around with for a while. Maybe since last year. But I usually got swayed and just thought that the same old way was better. Before now, I had mostly had the same hairstyle for the past six years or so – side part (left side please).…

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    Thank You

    Hello you, Yes you. I just wanted to say “thank you” for coming here and giving me a reason to write what I write. It’s hard to come on here and talk about life,…

    July 9, 2016
  • The Becoming

    Random Thoughts on Being Other

    “I used to think I was the strangest person in the world but then I thought there are so many people in the world, there must be someone just like me who feels bizarre…

    April 16, 2016
  • Inspiration The Becoming

    They Lied. You are Enough

    “Should we pass judgement on a painting while the artist still holds the brush? Don’t judge us yet; God’s not finished. Go” – Kirk Franklin   Growing up, I was constantly taunted for being thin.…

    April 14, 2016
  • Inspiration The Becoming

    Now You Can Lose Your Map

    Originally posted in April 2013 I remember breaking down in tears when I saw my NYSC call-up letter in March 2009. In that moment, I felt condemned to a slow painful death, or who…

    April 14, 2016