Absence they say makes the heart grow fonder… as much as I LOVE writing, there are periods of time when it doesn’t love me back. I fuss about it and try too hard to write and nothing. Then I relax and forget it and keep living and out of the blues, like an old friend … Continue reading Surviving Winter Single.
Some days I’m jaded, Exhausted and utterly faded. Other days I’m happy and bright and shiny, Ready to take on the world. Some days are for long walks and loud music, Others for laying on the floor with Ed Sheeran In my ears and in my heart.. Some days I fear it’ll run out, That … Continue reading Some Days..
It started off like any other day, I had no idea that I was going to encounter magic that day but I did. A couple of weeks before , I had found out that she had recently moved to my neck of the woods and I thought to myself that it’ll be nice to maybe … Continue reading Chidiogo..
So I had a cut on my thigh. I don’t know how it got there but it did. My body has been working hard to heal the cut, but I won’t let it be. Each time the scar tries to dry up, I pick at it till it bleeds again (sorry for the TMI &don’t … Continue reading A Random Post On Letting Go.
The women in my family are strong, hardworking, affectionate and powerful in their own rights. Truly, in my eyes they are all heroines and their stories deserve to be told. Follow me on this journey as I try to bring to life these women both dead and alive who have made me who I am … Continue reading For My Father’s Mother: Mama Ekaette.
My birthday is always the one day of the year where I have no worries, the one day where there isn’t any cloud in the sky. It usually kicks off with the generic message that my bank sends me to tell me how much I mean to them blah blah blah, then the calls and … Continue reading 29 going on 60…
So I mentioned a while ago that my tooth mysteriously broke right? Right. So this tooth broke and I was living in terrible pain for months. My nerves were exposed so I could neither eat nor drink nor chew nor even smile. I was in deep torment but I did not want to deal with … Continue reading On Broken Teeth and Broken Roofs..
And just like that, 2016 has become last year; it finally ended. *sigh of relief* Happy new year guys! I hope you had a good Christmas celebration? So Facebook sent me a video last year, something about 2016 in review and I was shocked to see that I liked five thousand posts in 2016! Five … Continue reading 2016 Review; The good, the bad, and how did that happen?
So my brothers and I have this inside joke, whenever I start to tell a story that they have heard a hundred times before, they start to sing “story of my life, searching for the right”…(I know, it’s only funny if you hear them sing it) 6:10 am; standing in front of my bathroom mirror, … Continue reading Why I Won’t Give Up…
Dear Diary, It was a really long day. Emotionally tasking and physically draining. Walking to the bus station seemed like a herculean task and as I struggled to put one foot in front of the other, I found myself doing that which came naturally to me; crying. So I stood there, in the middle … Continue reading A Stranger’s Kindness