I don’t know about you, but I was blinded by your beautiful brown skin lost in the dark, as you sat right on top my shaky thighs. Caught in our birthday suit and moment…as we watched time pause and in this brief moment we found solace in our dwindling strength and our tireless … More JUST A PLACE I’VE BEEN…
I stood by the door of our apartment, my hand tucked deep into my tight chinos trousers as I made a fist. I could feel the strain push the threads to their limit as she pushed mine. One, two, three, four! I inhaled and exhaled deeply in bid to maintain composure, but as always … More US: HOW IT ALL STARTED
I had a best friend, at age five, named Mishu (I hope I spelt that correctly), then we were still living in cote d’ivoire. He was older than me, boyish charm, skinny, much like I am now. I can’t quite remember his facial features, but I do remember he had this striking innocent smile. Often … More MEMOIR: SUMMER FRIENDS DON’T STAY
I spent most of my late teenage years reading a lot of motivational books. I worked in a bookstore, so it was easy access for me. The world of possibilities was fascinating, I absorbed it all into my being . I learnt a lot during my time there. One of many such lessons I learnt was having a positive attitude. Irrespective of my … More WHAT IF IT NEVER GETS BETTER?
My type, you would find, in the remote corners of a classroom, transfixed on pages of wonder and splendour. She knows just about everything about anything.From the boyfriend she doesn’t have to the dress she would wear on their 20th wedding anniversary, with such detail. She is a walking encyclopedia; a book of arguments; the … More MY TYPE
You see how things change really quick?How you moved from Zero to…maybe not 100,but I guess you’re on your way there.You’ve noticed the fake smiles and the crowd that didn’t exist some months back;those who could barely remember your name,but now,want to live lavish with you;those who never bothered to call,but now,have your number on … More NOTE TO SELF
Lately, I’ve been on edge for many reasons. I might want to attribute this to the fact that I’m graduating soon, and the thought of what awaits me, in terms of opportunities, which are relatively scarce, coupled with the fact that I don’t have one godfather/mother somewhere who is going to call the shots for … More ANXIETY: THE DEVIL’S WHISPER
“We are all in some mess .”At some point this year I decided I was going to stop writing articles. One of the reasons being that I haven’t figured everything out myself, and will never, but here I am telling(you) what to do or not do. There is this pressure, or should I say expectation … More WE ARE ALL IN SOME MESS