If you feel you have shattered hopes, you aren’t alone.If you feel life is unfair, you aren’t alone.If you want to give up and run away from everything and start all over again,You aren’t alone. If you can’t help but wonder what the end to all of this is,And why we have to exist and […]Read more "2015"
I hope the season brings peaceI hope you find solace knowing Someone truly caresAnd that with Him, every problem you can shareAnd know at His feet, your burdens will be eased I hope you learn to forget the joys and sorrows of your yesterdaysOnly holding on to what God saysAbout what tomorrow will bring your […]Read more "Merry Christmas"
I met him on a Tuesday and within some hours…butterflies kept dancing in my tummy! He’s cute, nice and very funny. A bit witty, I’d add. He looks at me with a kind of sparkle in his eyes. But it was just two weeks to behold this lovely view. He once asked how Nigeria was, […]Read more "My Oyibo Boyfriend"
You know how we only remember to buy generic stuff at the last minute? Anyway I was doing my chocolate and perfume shopping in one of the duty free shops when I saw her smiling and walking towards my direction I had to turn back to be sure she wasn’t smiling at someone else. Hey […]Read more "You used to be dark."
After working hard through the year, I always reserve december as my month of other worldly pleasures. At least, that what I’ve done for the past 4 years with my returning friends looking for a december to remember.1pm, Saturday 22nd of december, a call from my friend Loola, “Roman!!! I finally found your number, I […]Read more "A taste of Paris"
It’s December again, and as you have seen on Instagram, the “Phune” boys will be here (in naija) soon. They speak with an intonation that leaves you wondering what particular country you would trace their accent to. With the “init”s and “aii”s and all that brouhaha they seek to confuse us with. There’s nothing supernormal […]Read more "Phune People"
Our lives are defined by opportunities; even the ones we miss. Benjamin Button: [Voice over; letter to his daughter] For what it’s worth: it’s never too late or, In my case, too early to be whoever you want to be. There’s no time limit, stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same, […]Read more "It Wasn’t Part of The Plan"
“Hi Remi, bawo ni? Its been long o. What are you doing here? What happened to your face?” I asked, half pretending not to know that her bobo worked in the same company as I. “Nothing happened to my face. I fell down. Has Timi come to work this morning?” she asked as she held […]Read more "It’s None of My Business II"
Part I Things had changed between Remi and me. We used to be great friends until recently. ——— You see, I’m one to always mind my business. As a guy, Mama taught me early enough to always speak less and observe more. It was this advice I was following when I landed in trouble. What […]Read more "It’s None of My Business I"
That night, the trip was from Obalende to Yaba. The bus had no conductor, only an angry driver. I had boarded the bus after leaving the endless queue awaiting the arrival of the BRT bus. The rickety bus moved with so much noise, I feared it would pack up unexpectedly. With tongue in cheek, I […]Read more "Danfo Drama"