Writers Space Africa-Rwanda
Issue 2 Poetry Umukarago

Intentions – Alice Ghislaine Musabe

I will be the love you never had,

The one that you explored but never committed to.

Heart on my sleeve, left on blue balls!

A crushed heart is mine.


Room full of love

Rare pictures of you loving on me

Warn me

Warn me of your intentions!


Featured image by Anna Synytsyna via Unsplash

Alice Ghislaine Musabe is a poet and aspiring clinical psychologist. She grew up captivated by mental health and later on found a way to combine her mental health and professional aspirations as one into poetry. Most of her poems revolve around mental health, feminism, and love themes. She uses poetry as healing to self and to all her audience. Her pen name is TakeCare, because it’s a constant emotional reminder to all of us to take care of ourselves and our loved ones. To see more from Alice, visit her Instagram page @musabe.a and her blog.

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