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Letter To My Daughter, My Husband And I

Faith Oneya


There is not enough air in the room. My heart heaves and my mouth refuses to summon a prayer; it is too dry. My thoughts are too restless, too random. Suddenly, they go back to the time when I had you, my beautiful daughter, and my thoughts become suddenly settled.

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JENdA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies. ISSN: 1530-5686 (online).
Editors: Nkiru Nzegwu; Book Editor: Mary Dillard.

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