For Love, Poetry

heartstrings

my mind is a hollow mess of a thousand echoes bouncing off the walls of my heart they whisper to me in loud voices preying on labile feelings and desires my gaze rests upon glitters and sparkles with eyes like lust, I stare coveting the things I cannot have and the days long gone this… Continue reading heartstrings

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Guest Posts, Short Story

Life!

Hi guys! this is a short story written by my lovely sister and upcoming writer, Gbenga Oti. Enjoy! She would appreciate your kind thoughts too, there just might be a sequel. ...... I had waited so long for the day when I would walk down the aisle, with my arms locked into my fathers' and… Continue reading Life!

For Country, Poetry

BLACK FRIDAY

Yesterday, the sun forgot to shine on Paris The clouds held rain from Ethiopia Japan was shaken to its roots Nigeria remains in denial And Lebanon cannot sleep It seems the nights are no longer lit by the stars Even the moon seems to have fallen asleep The days are filled with screams of disbelief… Continue reading BLACK FRIDAY

For Love, Poetry

HIs Heartbeat, Her Pulse.

Dear Abba, One too many compromises later, my life is unattractive. I'm constantly walking in defeat, and living below Your standards. How can you love me still? Dear Child, I love you unconditionally, My trip to Calvary covered it all. I wish you could see yourself through my eyes, then you would know that I… Continue reading HIs Heartbeat, Her Pulse.

Short Story

Heart Over Head in Love

Disclaimer This is a fictional story. The characters and plot are works of art. Any resemblance to real people is purely coincidental. I remember the first time i saw you, it was our first year of our journey as med students, and the first day of Physics practical. You were bald, clumsy and had an… Continue reading Heart Over Head in Love

Family, Memoirs

Daddy’s Little Girl

My earliest memory as a human was the day that I was born. I vividly recall my last night behind the walls that protected me and held me captive; smooth, firm, unyielding yet safe. The stranger whose uterus had imprisoned me had been restless all day. I had been tossed and turned in a million… Continue reading Daddy’s Little Girl