You should have been there, between the clumps of misery, and contrasting reality. You should have been there, at that threshold that restrained everything. We were certain We’d run Mad. Clothes peeling,Lungs blaring mad. At those Moments when You should have been there. Ever heard Cricket Croo-Crooing in an Uptown town? Mingled with sweat sounds. … Continue reading Old Houses. Peeling Walls.
I love memoirs, I enjoy those sad and sometimes humorous mind trips down memory lane, remembering or telling these stories isn’t the hard part, putting them into words is, but every time I am able to piece these stories into words, Its always a delightful pleasure sharing them with you. On a late winters eve … Continue reading Adanma – Dances With Wind
Yesterday under the blazing Lagos sun at Ilashe beach, I remembered the first time I functionally went to a nude beach… It was several years ago. A time when aging youth gave one a certain feeling of invincibility and a continuously sprouting mind enabled unfledged curiosity. Before then I had been to nude beaches, but … Continue reading The Mysteries Of Nudity
Dear Segun, Thinking of losing you is like living without water. Fix me because I am in pieces and my heart bleeds. The songs you sing to me lingers in my memory like a lullaby. Oh, ayanfẹ mi, how can I leave when we are meant to build our world together. If I go, I … Continue reading Biafra, I Must Go
*APC 1 : 1 – 24* Our Reading For Today Is Taken From The Book Of APC Chapter 1 Verse 1 To 22…. 1. And it came to pass, when the Lord would punish Nigerians for the sins of their fathers, that he gave them a president under whose hand they will be mightily oppressed. … Continue reading The Political Bible
Marriages in Nigeria and most parts of Africa are sustained by women. You can argue this with your village deity. Women in general, put up with a lot of bullshit just to make their marriages work. From childhood they have been taught that a wise woman keeps her home. In order to keep their homes, … Continue reading The Realities Of Marriage
I’m like a broken Nokia 1100 phone – they no longer make parts to fix me. I am a badly, broken person, – at once a child lost in the labyrinthine landscapes of my head, and also a malformed adult cast away as an infant, and fated to wander the wilderness of loneliness until the twelfth of … Continue reading Places I will never be to
Testing the MIC..1-2, 1-2…Hello can you hear me? Over and out! Good afternoon passengers. This is your captain speaking. First I’d like to welcome everyone on Flight 11-1-17. We are currently cruising at an altitude of 24hrs per day at an airspeed one step at a time. The time is 8:00am. … Continue reading The Journey So Far…
I happened to be a very funny shy person tho people don’t believe I’m shy cos I talk too much and also play in a way. That was how the play I played turns out to be what embarrassed me that day. Ever since I was in that school from JS 1, I’ve always been … Continue reading Embarrassing Moments In SS3
every one is happy for me except me my friends are rejoicing while my heart is heavy i have finally cheated my way through the poor education system and you tell me examination is a true test of knowledge everyone is happy for me except me my supervisor rejected my request to write my project … Continue reading Lamentation of first class graduate
Hello peeps, my name is Anthony Eigbe and I am a recovering twenty-sixteener. My teen years was filled with actively browsing through a catalogue of pornography. In one of my daily forays I saw a scene from a homemade film that haunts me till today. More often than I want, this scene pops up in … Continue reading Twenty Sixthings
When we were young, up and coming, in a dusty village deep within the hearts of Anambra state Nigeria, everything seemed so small. The village was small, Hope was small, we were small and dreams were small too. Escape had been spelled out to us by our parents “Gain enough grades and go to university … Continue reading Paintings From Earth To Sky
Life, they say is a tale but oftentimes people forget it’s distorted. Smoking thwarted his destiny, it misled my brother, Segun.Jeffa was Segun’s best friend. They knew each other since secondary school. He was studying petroleum engineering but everything ended suddenly. Their first year in uni. was great. They were zealous and ambitious. They … Continue reading Smoke Until You Are Six Feet Under!
2016: Dear 2017, you are the angel of the world and you hold a lot of hope for all. In all honesty, tell me what the people say about me. 2017: Many said that you are wicked, cruel and crooked. They opined that of all the years in the 21st century you have recorded the … Continue reading Dialogue Between 2016 And 2017
Lagos: A Beautiful City Lagos is beautiful. This depends on who you ask. The people of Lagos are simple yet so intricately complex. Lagosians are a rare class of citizens that their incomparable lifestyle needs to be studied. There is no place like Lagos and there are no citizens like the Lagosians. This is a … Continue reading Lagos: A Beautiful City