Don’t call me free (when I’m still in chains)

Don’t call me free, when chains are all around me. Don’t call me independent, when on others I still rely. Don’t call me innocent, when my hands are stained with blood. Don’t call me free, when I’m still in chains. Don’t preach peace to me, when war is all around me. Don’t force me to be at peace when … Continue reading Don’t call me free (when I’m still in chains)

Treasure and the lucky digger (part 3)

SHARON “My roommates prepared it,” he said and sighed, “ and for now, I am single.” “Really?” My heart fluttered with joy, “Hmn. You must be joking. A guy like you. I doubt it.” “I must confess to you,” he said almost in a mournful tone, “ My girlfriend broke up with me long time … Continue reading Treasure and the lucky digger (part 3)

Fagunwa Day holds Next Week Thursday

Fagunwa Day holds Next Week Thursday

Fagunwa Day Holds Next Week Thursday On the 6th of March 2014, the Amphi-theatre (the former house of the Nobel Leaurete, Prof. Wole Soyinka) University of Ibadan will accommodate secondary school students selected from different schools in Oyo State who will be participating in the readings of the Late D.O. Fagunwa Five Books – Ogboju … Continue reading Fagunwa Day holds Next Week Thursday

The Last Curse (Chapter 3)

CHAPTER 3 The classroom block for senior secondary school students was a four storey building shaped as a rectangle. The sound of teachers droning on in the classrooms could be heard as we ran through the only entrance to the building. There was a small courtyard in the middle of the building and the harsh … Continue reading The Last Curse (Chapter 3)

Responsibility: Who is responsible?

The dishes piled up unwashed, Kitchen floor messy, Napkins stinky And cobwebs decorating the ceiling. Who is responsible? Taps left running, Water racing to the soakaway. Bath tub soapy and slippery. The mirrors displaying blur images. Not leaving out the stained sink with paste. Who is responsible? Beds have become boutiques. Pillows turned foot stools. … Continue reading Responsibility: Who is responsible?

You live for the game? I leave for the game!

Dear Sugar pie honey chocolaty, I chose you over all of those that came because I was convinced about the love we shared – indeed our love was love. Maybe I didn’t deserve someone as good as you, I don’t know. A perfect complement, you have been to me and I am not going to … Continue reading You live for the game? I leave for the game!