#115. Floetry by JulietKego: A Forgotten Queen

Queen Amina

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Floetry by JulietKego: A Forgotten Queen

They rave about flame-haired Elizabeth
Gush about her kingdoms from afar,
teach their children to read up on her,
watch reels of her history
And keep no memory of my Zazzau or me,
Of my armies, of my many wars and victories

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#StandUpAgainstRape #113. Floetry by JulietKego: Blowing Balloons

Sexual Assault
(To all my sisters who’re still finding their way, and forced to blow, my wish and prayer for you is that one day soon, all you’ll ever blow, are your big balloons of dreams….)
Floetry by JulietKego: Blowing Balloons…
When I called you beloved sisters
He tried to convince me you were foes
And he said many vile things about you
Called you bitchy-slutty-whorish-hoes
That you are filled with pits of sin
You are a good-for-nothing, dirty thing
And you’re only great at doing one job
which to simply to blow
I smiled gently into his eyes
And let him spill truthful lies
Beloved sisters, what does he know?