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Tales from a coward

I met her on my way home on that fateful day, she walked up to me and introduced herself, we had a mutual friend and that was her in. It is not as if I hadn’t seen her before, I had been a silent admirer as we all lived in the same neighborhood, but she… Continue reading Tales from a coward

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The power of failure- Why a bit of failure can be a good thing. — Whispering Hope

If you have been sailing through life and never failed at anything, it is difficult to appreciate the gift that failure can bring to your soul. I feel so sad. Failing again and again has bashed my self esteem. it has made me question myself. Am I really good enough? Perhaps I have been very… via… Continue reading The power of failure- Why a bit of failure can be a good thing. — Whispering Hope

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The Letter Series [1]

John: It kills me to write this to you but I must be in touch with reality. The truth is, affections are mostly never enough for a healthy relationship. We must constantly work to build what people may perceive as a perfect relationship. Ours is one that is drifting at the moment like a floater… Continue reading The Letter Series [1]

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Dealing with a lost friendship or relationship

People leave!!! People come and go as they please, this is a fact and the earlier we accept this the better. Nothing lasts forever, not even happiness. I always advise that you live in the moment, enjoy, and cherish times spent with loved ones but most importantly to recognize when it’s all over and know… Continue reading Dealing with a lost friendship or relationship

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Life Requires Patience

A good friend of mine sat across me with so much excitement in his eyes as he narrated how he landed his dream job with little or no effort on his part. He saw it as nothing short of the miracle he had been praying for. I was so happy for him that I couldn’t… Continue reading Life Requires Patience

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“Periods”

Devoid of inspiration? Full of conflicting emotions? Lacking clarity and almost giving into dejection? Sound like you? I am here to tell you to allow yourself to go through all these emotions because denying them will be counterproductive but most especially not to dwell in this ‘period’. You see I call it a ‘period’ because… Continue reading “Periods”

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Best Man / Worst Mate [2]

Tunde was now back in his apartment as he had cut the night short despite Emeka’s pleas for them to go out clubbing that night. He had declined, citing tiredness after a long week as his reason but promised to host him Saturday night at one of the most popular night clubs in town. Emeka… Continue reading Best Man / Worst Mate [2]

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Spongebob

Lying on my bed, drifting in and out of sleep barely conscious yet somewhat awake. I could hear ringing, I couldn’t tell if I was hearing it for real or it was all in a dream due to my state. A loud bang on my door jolted me out of my uncertainty. It was my… Continue reading Spongebob

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Best Man / Worst Mate

Tunde was riding on a crowded train on a windy Monday morning trying to get to work on time. Train stops … people get off and it continues again on a seemingly endless journey. He sighed with every stop wishing that the train would not stop until he had reached his destination which was only… Continue reading Best Man / Worst Mate

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Fine art

A seemingly easy word prompt for the day – ‘delivery’, but I find myself staring into space thinking of what to write, how to write it and how the reader will perceive it. In other words, I am worried and concerned my content and delivery. As writers, we have a lot to say but how… Continue reading Fine art