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Nigerian scammers, love, a girl, relocation problems.

Nigerian scammers, love, a girl, relocation problems.

The last thing she imagined for herself was a relationship with a scammer, even though the past year had been so rough and unpredictable that she disliked living her life. She felt like she was living someone else’s life, not hers. Although she had considered herself straight for most of her life, she’d suddenly fallen … Continue reading Nigerian scammers, love, a girl, relocation problems.

On Infatuation and heart break

On Infatuation and heart break

All my life I’d guarded my heart selfishly

I built fortified walls around it to preserve it from hurt

I meticulously wrapped up my emotions and deliberately hid it in the secured fortress of my heart

I swarm through life indifferent

All my life I’d guarded my heart selfishly

I built fortified walls around it to preserve it from hurt

I meticulously wrapped up my emotions and deliberately hid it in the secured fortress of my heart

I swarm through life indifferent

To Virginia and Back (part 2)

To Virginia and Back (part 2)

“International or domestic?” The cab driver interrupted Deborah’s thoughts again, but this time she wasn’t nearly as irritated by his interruption because it was necessary. “Domestic. Stop at the Jetblue terminal.” She looked at her Blackberry. She had a new message from Eva, which read: I will miss u, girl. Safe flight to NY. I … Continue reading To Virginia and Back (part 2)

To Virginia and Back (Part 1)

To Virginia and Back (Part 1)

The moderately overweight Indian cab driver with thick bushy black hair horned again. Tears trickled down her perfectly chiseled face as she hit the send button on her phone. She looked around the room to make sure she wasn’t forgetting anything. Her shadow cast a beautiful silhouette against the sky blue walls of her room. … Continue reading To Virginia and Back (Part 1)