Chais pas pourquoi, I don’t know why

But there’s this feeling of anticipation
Right in the center of my chest
It rushes up through my wind pipes
And floods my eyes with tears
I can’t quite put a finger on it
But it feels like something is happening
Or rather, something big is about to happen
Chais pas pourquoi, I don’t know why 
But there’s this feeling of change
Almost as though I can feel the earth spin on its axis
There’s the impression, but no direct movement
There’s a different aura in the air
I wonder what it might be, this thing that’s happening
Or maybe.  Just maybe…
…Of course, I’m hallucinating again.

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Jemila Abdulai is the creative director, editor and founder of the award-winning website A media and international development professional and economist by training, she combines her business, communications and project management expertise with her strong passion for Africa. Besides writing and reading, she enjoys travel, global cuisine, movies, and good design.

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