I got married last year June to Adigun Olufisayo Raymond, my supposed dream man. I have been married for just 10 months, and I already want a divorce. I miss HOME. I have tried to condone everything he and his family have been putting me through, but for the sake of my health and condition, … Continue reading “For better, for stay; for worse, le walk away” (1)
“I’m sorry Al., b…but this madness has got to stop. We have–” “What do you by ‘this madness has got to stop’?” he demanded, cutting her off in mid-sentence. They were in another hotel room in one of the obscure parts of Lagos. “All these…” Mary Jane swept her hands in a helpless gesture. “I … Continue reading To Love a Liar (2)
Do you remember how some 10 years ago in your life, you- young, healthy, boisterous, full of hope, love and belief- saw yourself today as a chartered accountant, or a practicing lawyer, or a pilot, an engineer? How sweet! I remember! I particularly remember how during one of my primary school classes, my teacher asked … Continue reading Musings of a once innocent child
I wish to spend the noon hours of my days, safely tucked away in the embrace of my beloved- where neither strife nor folly may follow, Where the strings of the master’s harp chime the tunes of a passion so strong and beautiful, That neither young or old can escape the ringing echoes of its … Continue reading My Beloved
“If all your life, from the cradle to the grave
You toil for it
If all your time, you devote to it
If all your self, you give to it
Then I believe, you can get it”
Stuttering words, they fade away dying like a flame gone cold; Nothing much is left to say but this need that’s born of old, old as the skies up above. Now! Now! the fervent plea sung by lips seeking a bond; This must be… it must be… frantic pants of souls love-burned, dazed by desire’s … Continue reading Kemistry!
It’s been a long time I frolick’d with you.
A long time since I went on the quest,
Seeking out the missing pieces of my self-expression.
Did I miss you?
Like a man would a favorite mistress,
Promises made and broken,