Can You Ever Get Used to Pain?

Twenty-one years later and I have not

Photo by Parij Photography from Pexels

“I hate that music!”
Why?
It takes me back. To that place…
that place I run away from
that place where I feel the punches on my face
hot tears
that place where I feel the whips on my skin
goosebumps

My mum still cannot believe I remember the song from my dad’s funeral. For goodness’ sake, I was only six.

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Blessing Oluchukwu Awamba

I write about life as I experience it. As I know it. As it could be better. 🤔 Reach out — fromoly2you@gmail.com.