Why Marriage?

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 […]

5 reasons to include ‘love affairs’ in your stories

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 […]

Odd places to get writing ideas from

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!); […]

Artists appreciation

A thank you note to all artists, especially writers It’s the end of the year, most of us tend to reflect, back to see our works and achievement in the outgoing year. And yes along side achievements (if there were any) we acknowledge the pitfalls as well, the setbacks, the disappointments we face. Some of […]

If I had an HYMEN

Throwback Tuesday #boychildday #savetheboychild #boysarenotstones #Nov11th I found the phrase I jotted a month ago (and forgot) which will now become the title of this poem. I know it’s celebrated and past but… I couldn’t resist the urge to write something on it. I’m in love with this title so I still very much intend […]

Imperfection is bae

The idea that someone should be a certain way, behave a certain way doesn’t necessitate they have to be it in an extreme way. I, for one, thinks there shouldn’t be no such yard stick for measurement as good or bad.We’re humans, made of emotions, most times conflicting. It depends on situations, circumstances or the […]

The things people don’t say..

The words Cleave on to the roof tops of my mouth Out, from the fortress of my mind From the warmth of my hearts arse Naked, unashamed, into the spotlight Exposed to the eyes of scavengers Fangs of predators Devoured, devalued Food for prejudice, criticism This power that wields no force left in the hands […]

Feminism (April, 2016)

Today I’m going to share my first poem ever, yeah I know, it’s taken so much courage to do this, not that I ain’t proud of my first poem or I don’t feel it nice enough to post; something about it just made me feel I’m exposing a part of myself to the world. Sounds […]