WOMAN

Crafted delicately by the creator himself. Every nerve, curve,  joint,  perfectly made to fit the creator’s purpose. Taken out of the “man” he formed her breathing life into her. “Woman” he called her. Help meet, companion, friend. He made her for himself to radiate his glory. He breathed his love in her heart. Her tenderness…

Non Posso lasao andare.

Time after time day after day I wait. Hoping that I can let go. I have thought long and hard about this. The paths we are both meant to take are in opposite directions. There are questions with no answers. Promises that cannot be made. Paths that will never be taken. There is the “betrothal”…

Musings 2

Kechi got home at 11.30pm.She opened the door and walked right into the sitting room her friend and flatmate Bidemi was sitting in the living room a novel on her belly. When she saw Kechi she stood up “welcome she said” Kechi walked towards her and said “thanks why are you still awake? ”  Bidemi…

Musings

I was added to a female group on Facebook by a classmate from Secondary School. While I don’t and I haven’t made any comment in the group. I have found it interesting.  Women facing real life issues. The kind you read and assume will not happen to you. I am a very private person and…

Memories

Isi today makes it one year since you left me that fateful day. It has been hard Isi living without you has been hard. There have been days I felt I could not make it without you. I longed so much to see you talk to you. And when I did see you in my…

Death is just a passage. (For Isi)

It’s almost a year since you left this world.  I can vividly remember that day I was with you in the hospital looking at you and you asked me to sing. Tears flowed freely down my face as I sang the words love most divine. Not a day has gone by that I haven’t wished…

Letting Go

Isioma rolled the bedsheet off her body. Her alarm had gone off. She got out of bed and went to her bathroom she turned on the shower and let the water run over her body, once she had her bath she put her clothes on and went out. Once she was in her car the…

Perceived Notions

What if you found yourself doing something repeatedly?  Something you have hidden for years?   how do you handle the truth of what you know you are but others Feyi was like that. She was seen as the perfect person by friends, family , everyone.  She had a large heart people said she radiated love and…

Life’s purpose

A popular song from Hercules has the following lines ”  I am on the road to embrace my fears it may take a lifetime but somehow I will see it through. “ We are all on a journey some people have figured out their place others don’t even know what road they ought to take. …

Of Bridget Jones Ugly Betty and Other tales.

I love television.  Series, reality Tv,  Movies etc. I was introduced to movies by my Poppa D(My Dad) he bought our first video player as well as movies. He used to close from work and go and get us movies from one video shop along Sakponba Road. We had a huge movie collection and my…

Dealing with mental illness

What is mental illness? I am not a medical Doctor or expert so I am not going to be giving expert advice. The most popular case of mental illness in a person was perhaps in the case of the famous Professor Nash. The movie a beautiful mind was based on his life story. I watched…

A stranger yet so familiar. I could swear that we have met somewhere. It’s funny how you think I am hilarious. I don’t see myself as funny. Crazy maybe funny no. It’s strange how it all plays out. Some days I just practically shut you out Slowly you come back into my thoughts Even if…