LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT


All I saw was a glimpse of you, One my eyes caught in the night A night when the moon would not reflect the sun And the stars wouldn’t shine […]

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BLACK, BOLD & BEAUTIFUL…


Young African woman, You are strong, You are beautiful, And you are smart. Young  African woman, Don’t let the walls of any college scare you. The fierce monsters you see […]

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MEMOIRS OF A BROKEN HEART 8


Akin had great pleasure breaking the news to me as we sat in the car headed back to central Abuja city. It felt like an ice-box had replaced my heart. […]

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MEMOIRS OF A BROKEN HEART 7


Akin was stunned. It was hard to believe the gravity of his mistake. Never had he been that careless, not in many years of scheming. “It’s Fred’s fault,” he said […]

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MEMOIRS OF A BROKEN HEART 6


Ndidi looked exceptional this afternoon. She was dressed in a black Tom Ford sleeveless jumpsuit. A cream shawl hung around her shoulders, flowing down towards her sides. Her braids were […]

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MEMOIRS OF A BROKEN HEART 5


“Daddy, its past 6 am. Wake up. Wake up.” Turning slowly away from the edge of the bed, I pulled the duvet over my head. “Do you have to go […]

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MEMOIRS OF A BROKEN HEART 4


“Would you say a prayer before we eat?” Chyoma urged Akin, who was sitting opposite her. The time was 6:00 pm, their meeting was later than they had scheduled because […]

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MEMOIRS OF A BROKEN HEART 3


Sunday mornings were always exciting for me. I liked church a lot, and as was my custom, I tried to always be in the building at least 10 minutes before […]

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MEMOIRS OF A BROKEN HEART 2


It was time to leave Grand square, we all got into Chioma’s Bentley (flying Spur, 2014 model). It had tinted glasses, and the interior was custom-made in Italy. It was […]

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MEMOIRS OF A BROKEN HEART 1


It had been 4 years since they had been separated as little kids, but on reuniting, they were up to their usual shenanigans. In comparison to their mother, I was […]

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OSCAR


“Dad, I know you mean well. But, I’m almost full grown and I need to make my decisions now.” Oscar said with all seriousness and almost desperation. “Son, I walked […]

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FRANCES


FRANCES “Sweetheart, you will find a man who is worthy of you. I didn’t invest this much in you, to give you off to some riffraff. You deserve more”. I […]

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THE DANCE


All you wanted was a rose So I scampered all over the earth I wouldn’t let Kilimanjaro’s height scare me Neither the length of Thames   My feet hurts from […]

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AURORA


If we held hands Would there be chemistry? Would I understand why Oxygen needs two molecules of Hydrogen to become water? Or why Sodium reacts with Chloride to liven up […]

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DORIS


Love used to live on hope street, But she moved away. Now the days are long And the nights even longer. So, I moved into her house on hope street, […]

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TIME


Days Hours Minutes Seconds I’ve loved you since it was a quarter past 6,  That would be five years ago on July, the 6th.  Like time, which cannot be seen,  […]

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CITY OF LIGHTS


city of lights Come with me to the city of lights It’s inhabitants would love to meet you If they see me coming with you. Let’s dance by the river […]

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