The Next Door Neigbour

I stood at the window, my eyes searching, as though a predator preying , awaiting its victim, he usually came towards my eye’s angle at this time, why wasn’t he here yet? I had been keeping track , weeks of watching and accustoming myself to his schedule, I knew when he left his home andContinue reading “The Next Door Neigbour”

Inspiration And Its Weird Timing

I have come to realize my inspiration sometimes has a habit of coming at very odd times, I dont know if its just me or it’s pretty normal, do you experience it too? Tell me about it. There’ve been times when I could probably be doing the dishes or just be in a position inContinue reading “Inspiration And Its Weird Timing”

Could We Call Love/Marriage A Makeshift Cage?

These scars remind me of youDespite how hard I try to ignore the painYour not so gentle touch on my face leaving me with a black eye each morningFriends and family with words of advice and looks of concern“Pack up and leave before its too late” “Leave ?”“To where? To what? To whom?”“Who would loveContinue reading “Could We Call Love/Marriage A Makeshift Cage?”

Sometimes Its Not Always What It Seems

This was the third time I hit my right foot against a stone, it was being to get uncomfortable as it was troubling, we all know what they say about hitting your foot against a stone, once? That’s nothing to bother about, twice? Ok , that’s unusual, thrice? Ok now you should be bothered. Haven’tContinue reading “Sometimes Its Not Always What It Seems”

Africa & Religion

Africa is a religious continent. If you ask me, Africans are very religious people, ranging from Christianity to Islam to the Traditional religion ( which was the first religion practiced ) before Christianity and Islam were introduced. Religion is a strong factor ,one which holds power over the people. Once, someone likened religion to slaveryContinue reading “Africa & Religion”

Even Men Cry

‘Be a man’ they tell you ‘never show weakness’. You have to have the strong persona, the buff muscles, the fearless attitude towards anything and everything. The need to impress , the need to be brave, the need to take on any challenge without showing fear or hesitation. It definitely can be hard having toContinue reading “Even Men Cry”

60th

Today is my country’s independence. Happy 60th to Nigeria 🇳🇬 Mine is a country where suffering and smiling is the norm. Achieving 60 should be a great feat but there’s no joy on the face of the people. Being a young male is now a thing of fear as you’re at the verge of beingContinue reading “60th”

Teenage Fantasy

He whispered into my ears poetic lines, reminding me how much he claimed to love me, filling my heart with affection, his hand across my waist pressing slightly, he claimed I was the one and we were going to be together forever. And he had never felt love as strong as this. I wondered ifContinue reading “Teenage Fantasy”

A Rather Grand Welcome

The bus came to a stop, the driver ordering everyone out in his baritone voice , I immediately got down with the others. I took a quick look at my phone, It was exactly 09:27am. I was on time. I hurriedly tucked it into my bag. Opposite to me I could see a sign postContinue reading “A Rather Grand Welcome”

Lift Up The Rug And Address The Issue

Have you ever found yourself in a situation wherein your friend/family says/ does something extremely insensitive to you but you ignore and sweep it under the rug because you don’t want to lose such relationship. So much we swallow for the sake of a relationship. I’m someone who tends to sweep things under the rugContinue reading “Lift Up The Rug And Address The Issue”

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