Last calls before home

The last seven years of my dear life I’ve spent moving, from home to an old city then to a reformed city and now waiting to run back to where it all began, home. I’ve moved from gain to gain, from love to pain to more love in all. It all seems like there is…

We are home-made

  Picture gotten from-¬†Pinterest When we were born, we weren’t told of sisters. We had cracked lips that were dried by the christmas’ harmattans. If asked about fear we pointed at masquerades, sometimes, at our parents but never ourselves. We were used to being indoors, settling our inner fights with communion. You’d barely hear us…

Outgrowing the wild

I was about cooking Jollof rice when I looked out the kitchen window to see the spectrum of bloom the weather left the sky. It reminded me of evenings in Aba (my home town in Nigeria). It reminded me of the way the weather back home tells us how much it would pour rain down….

Blogging series 2: The broken man

by Tom junior Picture gotten from-Brokenabstract The broken man laid in his room He starred at the ceiling and created his own stars He engulfed himself in the warmth of his hand He ignored the pains and survived, but never forgot what caused him pain. The broken man wiped the unending tears from his eyes…

Supreme imitation

The only authentic idea there is, is ‘nothing‘ as nothing sprouts from nothing. Every new idea is a replica of one that hasn’t been made to exist (still in thoughts and minds of roaming people) ¬†and also that which has already been made. Picture gotten from-Pinterest We talk about change. Ideas, perceptions, goals, theories, beliefs…

The Lie I told

The lie we all told. ” I just can’t wait to be independent, do whatever I want, whenever I want and have no one telling me how to do my own thing!”- some teenager How many of us said this when we were still teenagers? How many teenagers do you hear mutter this to themselves…

CHIDINMA

See translation below.   Abu m ihe  mbu, Abum ihe Chi’m si na mbu. Ogologo uzo ka’m jiri bia eba, ma anom, kwudosike na enye ekele. M na-agozi nwanyi nyere m aha mu, nne m, na-agozi kwa nwoke sochata obi’m, nna m. Mbge ufodu, ndi mmadu agwunaghi m ma ana m ahu nka na mgbu,…