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Short Fiction Series

It’s been five years since he left me for one lady because I was unable to conceive. He had forgotten I spent all my youthful age trying to conceal and take away pregnancies we both were not ready for. I forgot to tell you that I have always been buried with work. I own a […]

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It’s a Story.

It just hit me now before I picked up this post to write that I had lived a kind of life I really didn’t enjoy. On this day, I won a movie ticket to see Elevator Baby. Prior to seeing the movie at night, I had to talk to a group of young teenagers on […]

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Do we really have to suffer?

‘What if you marry someone that wants you to suffer?’ ‘What if there were no okadas and Keke before?’ ‘What if you have to struggle so bad to get what you want?’ I was coming back with my parents today, of course they have a very beautiful marriage but I constantly don’t get why they […]

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BECOMING MICHELLE

I’m so writing this blog post because I just finished reading ‘ Becoming ‘ by Michelle Obama, and would I say ‘ Je suis amoureux? ‘ (I’m back to French, and you know, guys). I’m just in sync with her attitude and the way she’s portrayed the things in the novel. I feel like I […]

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PEACE

This is how 15 days into the new year has been.  I know we are all tired of the ‘New year, new me’ stuff but it’s fine if a New year is a New you for you. I stopped getting angry at people that were planning on cutting people off last year, it’s a new […]

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CLARIFIED

‘Aunty mi, if it’s not tears of Joy, I’m not crying this year’ Those were are words on January 2nd after we just finished getting word-lashed by our father. In previous years, we would always cry after getting those hitting words from our parents but this time, we just came and laugh around it. Clara, or […]

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How To Hack Reading in the New Year.

It’s the new year again and a lot of resolutions are already being made by people. While I’ve seen people posting their goals for the year, the most common one stands out to be ‘Read more’ and that’s exciting. Because reading makes one more enlightened and knowledgeable. I could pass for a ‘Book Guide’ (that’s […]

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Religion and A Woman

I recently argued about how spirituality is actually forced on a woman and not the same on men. Before you proceed to ask if this is a feminist thinking, it is. Thank you. I read an article yesterday and it reminds me on how much I argued about how women are forced to be spiritual […]

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Everybody’s Favorite

Today, as I was walking down to church for Bible study, 1 hour 30 minutes after the service had started, I began to reminisce on life before I had my current life. I was this girl that loved activities a lot, I can basically function anywhere. So, when I was a little younger, I go […]

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Love Languages

In my entire life, the question ‘How do you want to be loved?’ came from only one person and I’ve never stopped to think of how much I felt when I was asked. I mean, someone asked me that question which nobody ever did and till date I still can’t get over the fact that […]