BOKO HARAM Birthed in the 21st century, A name to be reckoned with forcefully, Even babies in the womb knows that you exist, And when they step into this part of the world, They are been prayed for “May you not be a victim of Boko-haram And everyone says “Amen”. Both young and old never … Continue reading THERE IS GOD Oooooooo!
The words they wrote to each other bound them together more tightly than ever before. These letters bridged the physical distance between these two people and without realizing it, each fell deeper and deeper in love with the other. Remi woke up with Olisa on her mind every morning and Olisa’s mind was filled with … Continue reading Stay in Berlin: Part 7 (FINAL)
She was so taken aback by surprise at her discovery that she sat down suddenly on Kayode’s bed. The grogginess she had felt moments before was gone and in its stead, was an all-consuming desire to know what was written in this book which bore her name. Then began the internal battle between principle … Continue reading Stay in Berlin: Part 6
As is common in stories of this nature, little secrets never remain little for long. So it was with Remi and Olisa. From the very first day they met, each felt an indisputable and inexplicable attraction to the other, and neither fought off that attraction. Olisa told Remi on that first day at Café Isabella, that … Continue reading Stay in Berlin: Part 5
That day was a Wednesday. Class finished earlier than usual, as the teacher had to travel out of town that afternoon. So, at 11:15 a.m., the class was dismissed. Minutes later, Remi walked to the station to catch the next train. The train she usually took, which was a later train usually took about fifteen minutes … Continue reading Stay in Berlin: Part 4
They drove home in silence for about twenty minutes, and when they finally reached Kayode’s apartment, he opened the front door for her and let her in. He lived on the second floor of an apartment very close to the eastern part of Berlin’s center. The apartment itself was furnished like a typical bachelor’s pad, … Continue reading Stay in Berlin: Part 3
Both Remi and Kayode had been in the same circles since they were children. Both of their fathers were contractors and they were family friends. But, Remi had been in several relationships, which turned out to be unsuccessful, before 2007. 2007 was the year she ended her last relationship, and decided to take a break … Continue reading Stay in Berlin: Part 2
Remi looked at the clock on the wall for the umpteenth time that day. It was 4:41 p.m., and Kayode had still not arrived. She would have gone to a pay phone to call him for the tenth time, but there was a problem: she had no money. After arriving at Berlin-Tegel Airport two hours … Continue reading Stay in Berlin: Part 1
Send Syria no weapons That they may weep on Send her milk and corns So Heal her mind with fun And if peace’d costs much Let the world send in coins To crunch the ills that poach Would we wallow like wisteria On our own that we know bliss Hysteria would streak from Syria In … Continue reading HYSTERIA in SYRIA!