The magic in ‘first times’

I had an Asian friend who I had known for over a year leave me a goodbye note. On it, part of what she had written said “..it’s been a really great pleasure to have met you, my very first Negro friend”. To be totally honest with you, I had a rush of mixed feelings…

5 Courtesies I learnt from the Brits

This is my third year in the United Kingdom but I still do not know the names of the cereals Brits consume on a daily basis. Not like it’s important but it once was when not knowing them embarrassed me at work. I literally left a lady with a pack of cereal unopened and without…

Spare

Picture from-Mystery We were once reminded of what it felt like to live with more. To free all manner of ill-thoughts and live free, even when things that matter don’t feel like it does. Many voices wrote for the truth and many others against it. Characters exhibited their ignorance even when knowledge was crystal clear,…

The ‘what if’s’ of an idiot

Laughter brings pain where sore wounds are salted. The earth is arguably not round or spherical amidst all extinct constellations. Flowers never wither, they never die, they grow from pollen. We weed out the humanity in us and leave free-floated spirits to wander I know all this, I know everything but nothing I know I’m…