Have you ever felt as if you were hanging from the moon yet still saw nothing but shadows? Well hopefully when you’re done reading this, Your eyes will be open to see the stars that have been there all along. Sometimes, the point of not having a sense of direction Is for you to sit … Continue reading PROMISES IN THE SHADOWS
Opinions were clashing; the union was crumbling Selfishness and greed reigned; Every man spoke for himself, alliances threatened None was ready to back down Amidst the chaos, one wise arose and brought about a motion: Mutually beneficial- to all parties involved, primary and secondary The factions were now united but divided to conquer A … Continue reading Thoughts on Colonialism from a Person who Read and Heard but never Saw
Going to see my uncle wasn’t something I did very often but this particular day, I had a reason to so I went. On getting there, I told the receptionist that I was here to see Mr. Biola (which is my uncle’s name). She called him and was saying “Yomi” and I started to get … Continue reading The HR (Human Resources) Man
Happy New Year lovelies! I know I've not been the most consistent but hey, it's a new year (dawn). Here's a little something for both Christmas and New Year. Enjoy!!! .... I am but a child yet I have often been said to know way more than is expected of someone of my age. I … Continue reading Our Last Christmas
If that’s what it takes to save the world, let the world die, you say That’s going to be quite an easy escape, wouldn’t it? Shirking responsibility and turning a blind eye-or glasses for some It would be so easy to give up and wait for doom Then again, we’ll all be gone someday What … Continue reading If That’s What It Takes To Save The World, Let the World Die
“I am Faith. I am neither man nor woman. I have no friend or foe but I dwell with those who simply believe. I am neither a thought nor a feeling. I am the evidence of things hoped for. Many of you see me as an abstract concept, a construct of your imagination. I give … Continue reading I AM FAITH
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Hi guys. It's been so long since I put up a post and I'd like to sincerely apologise for that. School work has not been smiling at a sister but it's all worth it (or it will be). Anyway, since the last time I posted, some things have been going on in my life and … Continue reading About Going AWOL
I entered the house with a smile on my face and walked towards my room, the room I shared with my husband of five years. Today was our wedding anniversary and I knew he was still at work right now. But he had had a card and dinner dress delivered to my workplace earlier in … Continue reading The Tears I Cried 1
Hey! It's me again. Aspire...Inspire. Why are these important to us today? Well, it's because we shall be learning to aspire to inspire. Now a lot of us aspire to be many things in life and we also have people and/or things that inspire us. But at the end of it all, one of the … Continue reading Aspire to Inspire
Ha! Two days to my birthday and I was still paranoid. I paced so much that I wore a trail into my living room carpet. My sister stared at me all day as if I had lost my mind but I couldn't care less. Maybe I had lost my mind. Being jinxed was absolutely and … Continue reading Jinxed(2)
Break a Leg, or don’t
People say ‘break a leg’ in theater, I think it means good luck
Well if good luck is all you have to depend on beyond the curtains
It seems quite fickle, doesn’t it?
A pirouette to perfect that performance
The absolute pitch to hold that defining note
And a bow to bring it all to an end
Spotlight and all eyes on you
Hinging on the constancy of a ‘broken leg’?
So no, do not ‘break a leg’, I’d rather you kept it intact
Not because I don’t wish you good luck but because I wish you way more
And telling you to ‘break a leg’
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