Focused and at peace with my inner me Confident, strong and determined Free to spread my wings Soaring above judgment Without a single care in the world Grateful at the bliss to be me Free to love , free to give and free to care The wisdom to understand The gift within That tears and … Continue reading Lessons In Being Me
When they say I am a Nigerian, It is not the borders that constrict me they mean: The mangrove swamp, rich as God; The hippo gliding through slow-running water; The sun-lit forest, life wriggling in its every Atom; A grassy plain, descended from wooded mountains, Antelopes loitering in its pastures, gazing at the fulsome hills … Continue reading Being Nigerian
She let him kiss her. But it was her body, not her mind that responded to the hand that pulled her closer and cupped one of her bottom cheeks. He tasted fruity. Her back was on the shutters, his slim body on her right. The pregnancy bump was like a rock between them -seeming bigger … Continue reading Blurred Contract Part 2 of 2
Each step Pero took towards Blackpool Pleasure Beach seemed to require four times the effort it usually did. Her legs felt weighed down as if shackles were ringed round them. Today, she didn’t appreciate the second glances she got from male tourists; the ones with swollen bellies and the beanpole lookalikes with rucksacks strapped to … Continue reading Blurred Contract: Part 1 of 2
i am the son of my mother the child of my father the creation of my creator an offspring of nature i am the voice of the silent i speak their intent
“You are doing absolutely great. We’ll be here in a month’s time waiting for you.” I smiled and looked at my husband. “Ready for the ride again honey?” I asked. He smiled his response and turned to engage the Doctor in a conversation. I watched as Timmy, our 3year old son played with my enlarged … Continue reading A Different World!