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Broken mirror Gaping alone, upon my broken mirror Of jagged rude edges clad in dust Twain people stare back at me There’s one sombre as stone, And one sassy as snake One pure like a dove, One shrewd and scold One sins and grins The other bears a saintly chin One has eyes that’s toxic […]Read More Broken Mirror
Day 1: Sure and surreal, felt this longing A clash, a connect? It was.. An opaque crystal chaos Day 2: Too good to be true, cried the crier Dizzied as flights of fantasies Turned slight then subtle candied moments Moments, they thought would last forever.. Day 3: Tick Tock Forever was ticking tocking, then ticked […]Read More 3 Days
Warning: lengthy post, but read till the end. It will be worth it. I love ‘love’ (romantic relationships), it’s the best thing since sliced bread and avocados. Everyone who knows me well can attest to this. When I’m in love with someone, every one close to me knows cos I want to do everything and […]Read More Why Marriage?
Like blood is to vampire Like sex is to succuba So is ‘love’ to a writer.. ©Grace OkolikoRead More Love & writing
5 Reasons why love scenes are important in storytelling Humans are emotional beings and are constantly looking for love; this, they do consciously or subconsciously. People are driven by love and this dictates how we perceive, feel and respond to anything. The need to love and feel love is inherent in everyone everywhere so much […]Read More 5 reasons to include ‘love affairs’ in your stories
Mindset Mother always tells me “look at the mirror, that is potential, you have all it takes Grace, all it takes to be great”. I never understood, I thought it was another of those things she likes to exaggerate about. My reflection, potential? how? I was dark skinned, skinny, straight and freckled. How can any […]Read More The Mindset
Odd places to get writing ideas from this year Hello writers! It’s a new year, therefore I’m sure (and is completely expected that) you have your writing projects and goals all lined up for you. However, sometimes you’ll find you have a subject matter to write but have not the wherewithal to(aye, sounds like me!); […]Read More Odd places to get writing ideas from