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Dear Mother

Dear Mother,   I hate cooking. I. HATE. COOKING. You know it never came naturally to me. I’ve always had to write down your recipes because I never really understood the entire concept of cooking. At first, I worried that maybe there was something wrong with me, I mean, every ‘normal’ girl should know how […]

Poets' Thursday

Poets’ Thursday: Sisi

**first in a short series. Stay tuned**   I have heard about you. I have been shown how to identify your type.   They say you will have your wares loaded and set. Like a beautifully crafted letter, punctuated in the right places.   They say I need to take heed ‘cos my head will […]



‘Apple! This one you remembered your mother today, what happened?’ his mother’s cheery voice rang in his ears. Genesis smiled the goofy smile that always emerged whenever his mother called him Apple. She’d called him nothing else for years. ‘You’re the Apple of my eyes,’ she said, when she began referring to him as Apple. […]

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Love Eventually – Chapter 2

See Chapter 1 HERE   March 2015 President Jonathan was not helping himself. Barely a month from the Presidential elections and the entire nation was in uproar; terrorists still slaying, prices shooting higher, and fuel was nowhere to be found. The opposition party was having a party, dancing on the crumbling face of the President’s […]



At first, it was all about the disease. They said I had breast cancer. I did not cry. I was too busy to cry, too busy not believing; the pains, the spongy lumps I ignored out of fear. Like that faulty tire you simply shun and drive on, telling yourself that it can’t be lethal, […]