The battle rages on. My mind flips, from this page to that page. In my feeble strength I fight back the tears that remind me of our sour memories. Still I linger on the hope of promised sweet tomorrow’s. The battle rages on. Tonight I want to fight and win I must. My fate is … Continue reading I Will Wait
“In any moment of decision….the worst thing you can do is nothing” Theodore Roosevelt And so out in the cold moonlit night we sat, like odd men. Old friends, we are. I stared weakly into the night as the last laugh from old jokes died off. I can’t feel my legs. And there, I … Continue reading The Chair
Walking around in that familiar street, Where morality has always been the order of the day, Modesty for it’s heaven-like treat, Full of souls of an adorable jay, Where exists a bunch of holy fashion plate, Admirable and adorable with their round lovable face. What are all these? Am I at the wrong gate? These … Continue reading No place to hide
The first time he saw her cry was the only time she ever had since he knew her. They’d been under the flimsy cover of a near-denuded fir tree, somewhere in Chad. Both of their parents despised their union, so they both had ducked out on their families. Under the silver of an early moonlight, … Continue reading Ethereal Tears
Raped by life Denied justice by death Neglected by heaven Tormented by hell My conscience a fool My mind drunken with thoughts My heart and brain in quagmire In envy of the dead Only they understand me Humans think they know me I don’t even know me Life has denied me peace And death won’t … Continue reading My Reality
Jesus am down here right on my knees in your holy sanctuary To speeak to you through my prayers cos I don’t want to be stationary. I ain’t a mercenary who has the love for money, But Am here to pray for my foes and the devil’s obituary. Am like Hannah who went to Shiloh … Continue reading My Prayer
Frankly speaking ,very few people believe in life after death, even many of the religions don’t do and why should we.. What can be possible implication of having a lie after death. Recently i saw a very heart wrenching serial episode of the same.. life after death indication which was really very hard to bear. … Continue reading Life After Death?
Only if my heart goes blue Will my soul return to you How my heart is far from you Will my heart your love renew Day light’s spring is far from me Joy and all its friend now flee How you are so new to me Will my heart your love agree … Continue reading Only If My Heart Goes Blue
Tradition says a man can marry As many women as he can care for On the condition that he loves them equally Haaaaaaa ! How possible is it to love four different women the same way? When even the love a mother has for Her children are different ? How possible is it for me … Continue reading Polygamy
Inhibitions… It’s a fact that I’m scared of dying, but then I have huge amounts of morbidity filled inside me. I fear height, but then it’s always been a dream to fly, fly so high that I get lost amidst eternity. It is also true that I fear accidents, but then I cant escape top … Continue reading Inhibitions
When the night is clear and the star’s up Black skies, the wind violent enough I sometimes call her the devil Cos whenever I see her from afar She comes racing arms wide, shining; teeth grinning Black braided hair flowing Her oval face placed on her perfectly curated body Hips-thighed intimately inviting me for a … Continue reading Running from Love
THE DOCTRINE OF THE GOOD DESPICING THE BAD ALWAYS LEAVE HATRED WITH PLENTY TO FEED ON!(1) Now we know better, grudges breed hatred. Dr Wayne W. Dyer, author of Your Erroneous Zones observes: “To not forgive is to not understand how the universe works and how you fit into it.” Most of the times when … Continue reading The Doctrine Of The Good Despicing The Bad Always Leave Hatred With Plenty To Feed On! (1)
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The spittle and vomit became intense, I began emaciating; each medical report from the doctor after every anti-natal session became a poison to my soul. At only 24weeks pregnant, complications had forced me to undergo an emergency caesarean, as advised by the family doctor, in order to deliver our long awaited jewel. Still groggy from … Continue reading The Smell Of Joy – Final Part
“Aluka, how are you preparing for your trip”, Uncle Akajiaku asked. “Well, I’ve bought some cold jackets and cardigans” I answered excitedly. I am to leave for America in some few days because Uncle Akajiaku who seemed to be the only caring uncle I’ve got, has secured admission for me (Medicine) at University of Texas. … Continue reading Coming To America 1