PROLOGUE 1996 It was dawn again. Maria stirred lazily on her bed as the alarm clock rang repeatedly… Annoyingly! She didn’t want to wake up now, she didn’t want to wake up tomorrow, she didn’t want to wake up forever. All she desired to do was stay in bed and bawl her eyes out. However, since her divorce, … Continue reading HAZE: The Prologue
Episode 10. Enjoy! The first thing Aisha felt when she woke up was the sharp pain coursing through her as she tried to rise from the bed. Her head felt heavy and she groaned when her legs felt like lead and the throbbing pain was coming from beneath her. The first … Continue reading Beautiful Wings – 10
If I never had a scar I wont be a star If I never felt pain I wont understand gain If I never felt sorry I wont fathom glory If I never had faith I won’t survive fate If I never worried I wouldn’t have tried If I never failed I won’t be able to … Continue reading If I Never
If there is one thing sought after by everyone– men and women, as well as young and old alike–, it is success. Right from conception, man has been programmed to gravitate towards success. The quest for success is ubiquitous and cuts across race, belief, gender or culture. Now, we all hold a different definition of … Continue reading Walking The Distance
II. On Advice Advice is the fuel of will That gives flame to zeal Advice is the sun of wisdom That gives light to freedom Advice is the moon of courage That eclipse fears out of the stage Advice is the stars of hope That glare as men grope Advice is the shield of success … Continue reading Sonnet on Advice
The noise began then, when the whistle blower was deeply buried in the sensation of a valley between two hills. The scrotum like a dam, due to excitation, released the next generation of noise makers. I am not very certain with the scientific arithmetic but I am quite sure, one out of millions noise makers … Continue reading A Good Noise
I want to write a lot But I don’t know where to start. I want to say a lot But I can’t find the right words. But maybe if I start with a word then i will get a sentence, And furthermore get a paragraph Till I write a page, I guess And probably a … Continue reading The right words
I am wiser today because I choose my foolishness over yours. I am stronger today because I choose my weakness over yours. I am braver today because I choose my fear over yours. I am better today because I choose my worst over yours. You are entitled to have a gospel, I am … Continue reading aka I am over it!
The song that wakes my heart today, Was song that blew my mind away. Long before now I must say, That’s song; I’ve long for days. But I’ve never been propitious To storm a solo so auspicious Like this very one source Which by thought, he’s success. This song is an inspiration of its own. … Continue reading Singing Song
I’m lying here and talking to myself… Lemme start this the primary school debating society way: before I proceed, let me first define the paramaters. Live, What does it mean to live? Most people are alive and don’t live, how is this? According to the Advanced English Dictionary on my Windows phone, live (verb) denotes … Continue reading Live The Moment
Who said there is no shortcut to success? The person lied or lets say the person did not tell you the complete truth. Life is not about the “Hustle”. Its about FOCUS.The path of life is not crooked. The road linking you to your goals (If you have any) is a straight path, what makes … Continue reading Be Rich And Successful In The Blink Of An Eye
The sound of silence surrounds me but the echo of my thoughts engulfs me My blinkers keep battering while iLie awake.. yet my emotions seem to be asleep with the rest of the world. Has my muse forsaken me? For all iFeel is the captivity of loss-for-words. So many thoughts and emotions to pen down … Continue reading Oh muse, where art thou?
It was a serene, quiet afternoon with the sun shining at its fullest, in all its glory. Little children were playing, and running back and forth in Inkalagu; a suburb in the city of Enugu, the eastern part of Nigeria. In a nearby birthing center, Chinwendu Mathews panted and labored to bring forth her fifth … Continue reading A Rough Diamond: Chapter One, Part One
I’m reminded of an old CeCe Winans song “Listen with your heart” and also the one liner piece in “Pocahontas” where grandma Willow sang “Listen with your heart, you will understand, let it guide your heart like a wave upon the sand.” In this note, my friend sums it up more. peruse, digest, learn and … Continue reading Listen with your Heart
Sometimes we unconsciously categorise and even judge people before knowing them. You may meet a stranger and immediately your mind places the Individual in a mental box. Based on your mood and the first impression you get; this mental box may be a black box (negative) or a white box (positive). Most times this mental … Continue reading A Book Unread