Simple World: Body of Work Edition

Simple World: Body of Work Edition

It starts unexpectedly. The sleepless nights formed without no singular reason. Then they come out. At times without names, other times, named as they make a full appearance; funny faces, silly antics. They amaze you with their humor, their taste for sorrow; taking you with them on a thrilling ride. They become a friend or I dare say you.

Most of the time, they come out after destroying the inner parts of who you stand for; gradually tearing the binds you have had for so long. The fear, the longing for acceptance; everything you held back, they drag out forcing you out into the sun. To project balance, the log you stand on must understand the sole of your feet.

First came the end; the daily, weekly progression of their story. Did their stories fit? Who knew? But after the eyes are cleared or when the mind recedes to a night of proper sanity, you begin to see their life struggles. And then you smile knowing you have brought a part of you.

To you, they gave their life; a piece to admire or sulk in. To you the baton was handed. You either run the lap while the shouting rings out loud, or you wait till the race ends then you run along amongst the quiet ones.

The next stage you fall into after surviving the progressive era is: the build-up stage. A place where the lights are more (maybe less) focused. Like a good MC, you hype the progressive era, building it up hoping to catch an eye from the stares you get.

The substance (progression stage) is there, now fill it up with details. Story wise, that is.

17 thoughts on “Simple World: Body of Work Edition” by Uyiosa (@wordsfromuyi)

  1. ummm, u build the progression progressingly and then…..

    good suspense

    1. @newnaija thanks brother.

  2. This has to be the most abstract ‘writing tip’ I’ve ever read if I’ve read any.

    1. @Seun-Odukoya lol I write abstract and surreal stuffs. Thanks for poking by.

  3. Lol. Seun, Uyi is abstract as they come. Matter of fact, I have made up an adjective for him.

    Uyistic; named after the writer, Uyiosa (2013). Usage; This writing tip is Uyistic in nature. I read an uyistic story last night.

    Had fun knowing that this was about the creating of a story, I think.
    Well done, Uyi. $ß.

    1. @sibbylwhyte lol I no go lie, i enjoy the uyistic vibe I create from my works. But sometimes I leave it simple and clear. I dare you to break the code on my next piece, its super saiyan-uyistic, lol, but its message is clear. Thanks dear. Your space is appreciated. Stay blessed

  4. This is great.

    1. @khadijahmuhammad Thanks. Glad you liked it.

  5. hmmmm. brilliant.learnt a dozen here
    tank uu

    1. @EMEKAUMESI thanks brother..We are all here to learn and grow.

  6. Yes, very abstract

    1. @josephoguche thanks for reading.

    1. @elovepoetry you’re awesome for reading. thanks

  7. @wordsfromuyi. I was worried since I hadn’t seen or read from you, glad to know you are okay. Stay well. Cheers!

    1. @sibbylwhyte. one more reason to why you’re awesome. i’m doing good, just been caught up. I’m sure you doing good and killing it like always. thanks.

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