To Love a Sad Boy

To Love a Sad Boy

Suddenly, he turned back into a boy! back to being afraid, afraid of everything he had outgrown, ...
Leaves

Leaves

There was a gigantic tree, Where I once lived, We called it the “Big tree”, beautiful ...
With Life Comes Death

With Life Comes Death

With life comes death, a beginning and an end, to all things humans may perceive, all we see, is ...
Shoes in Church

Shoes in Church

I showered and shaved……………. I adjusted my tie. I got there and ...
Epistle Of A Playa: Love is Complicated

Epistle Of A Playa: Love is Complicated

I dedicate this to big S. The one woman that has ever broken my heart and big S broke it numerous ...
Lousy

Lousy

I called someone lousy today. But what I really wanted to say was     “you’re ...
I Love Her

I Love Her

I have known her forever even when others didn’t and did not care, to get acquainted with a ...
Cheers Book Club …..The Science Of Getting Rich by Wallace D. Wattles

Cheers Book Club …..The Science Of Getting Rich by Wallace D. Wattles

Title : The Science Of Getting Rich Author : Wallace D. Wattles Year of Publication : 1910 Genre: ...
Cheers Book Club …..Mastery by Robert Greene

Cheers Book Club …..Mastery by Robert Greene

 Title : Mastery : How to become the Master of any Skill Author : Robert Greene Year of ...
“The 3am Eclipse”

“The 3am Eclipse”

Looking at us now I’m convinced nothing was ever real; not your words nor the kisses, not the ...
Calenture Abreactions

Calenture Abreactions

While four hauled on ropes with all their might to heave the vessel the rest of us pushed as hard ...
Moral Licensing : Why otherwise good people do bad things

Moral Licensing : Why otherwise good people do bad things

Moral Licensing is a fairly new phrase coined in the field of social psychology. It explains how ...
Affair with a Married Man

Affair with a Married Man

I met him at work. I was new at work, and he took a special interest in teaching me everything. He ...
Drowning Hours

Drowning Hours

Enticing transparency of glass, crafted sand shaping figure, wide cavity craving to be filled ...
Magun (ThunderBolt)

Magun (ThunderBolt)

“Baba, my girlfriend they cheat on me, I never catch am, oh, but I know it” ...
Eve to Eden {for girls like me}

Eve to Eden {for girls like me}

There are girls like me, who know how to love and love deeply, girls, who cling too tightly, chase ...
No Brakes: Part 2

No Brakes: Part 2

(cont from Intro) Jason stood before me with a look of hurt on his face, mixed with resentment and ...
If I Ask You?

If I Ask You?

What scene would you want to be enveloped in more than this one, an ordinary night at ...
Montessori Schools

Montessori Schools

I met a lady recently. She teaches in a Montessori school for kids in the DC area. For the brief ...
Loving Lufu

Loving Lufu

As Earth spun to unfold a kind creating sounds it calls upon to express a thought a feeling a ...
Adventure on Skullbone Island ( finale)

Adventure on Skullbone Island ( finale)

(….. Cont from part 3) We hoped and prayed! Our prayers were answered for as we ploughed ...
Love Decision – Wrong Decision (finale)

Love Decision – Wrong Decision (finale)

(cont from part 2) I did not ask rather I tried to remain hard-hearted and contributed only ...
It’s been too Long

It’s been too Long

It’s been three months since I last, And I thought I wouldn’t mind, I sufficed My hands ...
No Brakes: Intro

No Brakes: Intro

Good morning, L.A. Good morning to life. I breathed a sigh of fresh air as I batted my eyes open, ...
Bathed in Ignorantia

Bathed in Ignorantia

They run down corridors, penetrate Eardrums, tympanic membranes vibrating Sounds of whispered ...
Cheers Book Club ….. The Tipping Point

Cheers Book Club ….. The Tipping Point

Title : The Tipping Point Author : Malcolm Gladwell Year of Publication : 2000 Genre: Non-fiction ...
Dēmokratia Democracia

Dēmokratia Democracia

When demos loses kratia our Greek fathers shake, their heads in disapproval unbelieving two ...
Adventure on Skullbone Island   (pt 3)

Adventure on Skullbone Island (pt 3)

(….Cont from part 2) One of the men had a long bushy beard and was obviously the leader of ...
Love Decision – Wrong Decision (pt 2)

Love Decision – Wrong Decision (pt 2)

(cont from part 1) I saw them together in his house a few weeks before that first experience but I ...
Raining Olives

Raining Olives

November first, all saints Celebrated canonised or not. Recognition left as beauty In the eye of ...
Negligence of a Child Bearer

Negligence of a Child Bearer

“Hey baby see how many likes your photo got today! you’re so beautiful”. Yeah? ...
Adventure on Skullbone Island (pt 2)

Adventure on Skullbone Island (pt 2)

(cont from part 1) What seemed like minutes but was really hours according to my watch, I awoke ...
Cheers Book Club ….. Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood

Cheers Book Club ….. Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood

Title : Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood Author : Trevor Noah Year of ...
Zemblanity (Pt 1)

Zemblanity (Pt 1)

“Whatever fuck you Anthony, see yo ass when I get back don’t do nothing dumb or ...
Not a Spectator

Not a Spectator

Responsibilities nothing more Than what we want them to be. Not imposed only taken they reflect, ...
Love Decision – Wrong Decision (pt 1)

Love Decision – Wrong Decision (pt 1)

I was lying face up on the bed in Oscar’s bedroom. My hands were folded on my abdomen. ...
Adventure on Skullbone Island (pt 1)

Adventure on Skullbone Island (pt 1)

“We were in a fine mess now! All that was left to do was pray!” We had been planning ...
Ordinary Afternoon

Ordinary Afternoon

it felt like an enchantment from a good witch that day we sat across from one another in the ...
Equal Measure

Equal Measure

As humankind evolves in time What used to be primitive tribes Guarding territory, people, progeny ...
Cheers Book Club ….. The Millionaire Booklet

Cheers Book Club ….. The Millionaire Booklet

Title : The Millionaire Booklet Author : Grant Cardone Year of Publication: 2016 Genre: Non ...
Ten Seconds Still

Ten Seconds Still

Hold me while I pretend I am above it all and do not need intimacy a caress, the warmth of a body ...
Question of Honor (Finale)

Question of Honor (Finale)

(cont from part 4) “I want you to know,” Olise began shakily licking his lips and ...
LASGIDI

LASGIDI

“Bro” his voice stopped me dead on my track. My legs were glued to the ground, I ...
Cheers Book Club …..THE ART OF WAR

Cheers Book Club …..THE ART OF WAR

Title : THE ART OF WAR  Author : Sun Tzu Year of Publication: 5th century BC ...
Colouring Flags Red

Colouring Flags Red

A concept, a word, poison injected in worn-out veins, tired of fighting seeking peace, with weapons ...
Question of Honor (pt 4)

Question of Honor (pt 4)

(cont from part 3) The room was silent. Olise stared at the floor and stuffed his hands into his ...
Snorkeling (Poem)

Snorkeling (Poem)

The sea welcomes me under, with her colorful reefs and I marvel at the way the light looks so soft ...
Lost Walls

Lost Walls

Lumbago awakened me in tears of pain and fear of intensifying acuteness, worsening condition ...
Letters to Our Virgin Moms (Dear Failed Mum)

Letters to Our Virgin Moms (Dear Failed Mum)

(prev) Dear failed Mum, I have been schooled on how you feel The “had I known” you ...
Letters to Our Virgin Moms (Dear Wife)

Letters to Our Virgin Moms (Dear Wife)

(prev) Dear wife, I have been schooled on how you feel The thoughts you conceal Not even fertility ...
Letters to Our Virgin Moms (Dear Spinster)

Letters to Our Virgin Moms (Dear Spinster)

Dear Spinster, I have been schooled on how you feel The tokophobia you conceal Not even Mary Kay, ...
Jigsaw Silence (poem)

Jigsaw Silence (poem)

Keep quite. Listen to the sounds of unquietable silence, restless air around you, a million frantic ...
Question of Honor (pt 3)

Question of Honor (pt 3)

(cont from part 2) His father shock his head ruefully. It’s more than just a boring movie, ...
Sobriety Revels (poem)

Sobriety Revels (poem)

Reverberating peals resonating thunders in mind, unsilenceable relentless acute chimes struck, by ...
Question of Honor (pt 2)

Question of Honor (pt 2)

(cont from part 1) Olise slammed his fist hard into the mattress. If he had not just listened to ...
Cheers Book Club ….. David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants

Cheers Book Club ….. David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants

Title : David and Goliath : Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants.  Author : ...
Question of Honor (pt 1)

Question of Honor (pt 1)

Olise turned the volume up on the radio as he turned down 1st Avenue and drove for home. Now that ...
Silly Letter (poem)

Silly Letter (poem)

This is to the boy that cries whenever I get hurt This is to the boy that cries because he loves me ...
Deadly Betrayal (Pt 1)

Deadly Betrayal (Pt 1)

Remember me, your girl Denise? Well I’m back. After that little situation with Kyle happened, ...
Cheers Book Club ….. On The Shortness Of Life

Cheers Book Club ….. On The Shortness Of Life

Title : On The Shortness Of Life  Author : Seneca the Younger Date written: 49 AD Genre: ...
For the Grandmother who did not Dance

For the Grandmother who did not Dance

From the moment I heard my phone ring,  jarring me awake from the hands of sleep, the ...
Permission to Reminisce (poem)

Permission to Reminisce (poem)

Whenever I allow myself to think of love, my mind runs to the chambers where secret memories are ...
Cheers Book Club ….. Astrophysics for People in A Hurry

Cheers Book Club ….. Astrophysics for People in A Hurry

Title : Astrophysics for People in a  Hurry Author : Neil DeGrasse Tyson Year of Publication : ...
Dig it Up

Dig it Up

The sun was setting and all you could see was a brim of light peering out of the horizon. We ...
The Signs

The Signs

  He decided, at the age of thirty-three, that he had failed. Everyday felt identical. ...
Taking off Tonie Tones’ Clothes

Taking off Tonie Tones’ Clothes

We tasted each others lips And got entangled on the sofa. I think it was on a Thursday’s ...
*AND HE NEVER RETURNED*

*AND HE NEVER RETURNED*

Her trembling hands reached for the telephone on the table. Putting the handset to her ear, her ...
Cheers Book Club ….. Americanah

Cheers Book Club ….. Americanah

Title : Americanah Author : Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Year of Publication : 2013 Genre: Fiction ...
High as a Kite (poem)

High as a Kite (poem)

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Mistaken Identity (finale)

Mistaken Identity (finale)

(Cont from pt 3) Quickly untying his belt I bound his hands behind his back and taking off his ...
Mistaken Identity (pt 3)

Mistaken Identity (pt 3)

(Cont from pt 2) After walking for what seemed like forever in different directions, I saw a dim ...
Red

Red

Ruby red converse. The girl wore them that day, perfectly coordinating with the orange jacket she ...
Piper

Piper

Piper, that’s what I call her. Her calmness, like the cool breeze from the river saturates my ...
Mistaken Identity (pt 2)

Mistaken Identity (pt 2)

(Cont from pt 1) He came over to me, I closed my eyes and cowered away uttering a silent prayer in ...
Mood of the Night (pt 2)

Mood of the Night (pt 2)

(cont from pt 1) FROM THE OFFICE OF PAULINE NDJOKA MOOD OF THE NIGHT Pauline Ndjoka 4A Company 2 ...
Dear Little Girl (pt 2)

Dear Little Girl (pt 2)

FROM THE OFFICE OF PAULINE NDJOKA   Friday 11th of August 2017, Pauline Ndjoka 7, Happiness ...
Jason

Jason

Dear Jason, I sometimes question myself on why I waste time out of my day thinking about you, or ...
Nightfall

Nightfall

The news of father’s death came to us one cool Sunday evening. We were at the back veranda ...
Can we be Equal ? (poem)

Can we be Equal ? (poem)

Can she spill sparky sperm in billions? Or make semen march in millions? Can his zest zap zygote ...
All Night Stand (poem)

All Night Stand (poem)

Note the night you brought her thrill, the might of your arm broke the seal You ravaged her flower ...
Mistaken Identity

Mistaken Identity

One hot day in mid September, myself ( shannon) and sister Cheyenne were walking back from a ...
Mood of the Night

Mood of the Night

FROM THE OFFICE OF PAULINE NDJOKA Pauline Ndjoka 4A Company 1 Dreaming Street 72 111 Bwejuu ...
Dear Little Girl

Dear Little Girl

FROM THE OFFICE OF PAULINE NDJOKA Monday 20th of August 2017, Pauline Ndjoka 7, Happiness Street ...
I See Dead Bodies

I See Dead Bodies

Dad, I see Dead People. I grew up in a town called Sagamu in south-west Nigeria. The original  ...
Low Maintenance Friends

Low Maintenance Friends

Raymond Vine? Hi, I am Danny Roxton, wana be friends? This is how their  friendship started. ...
Cheers Book Club…..Wonder

Cheers Book Club…..Wonder

Title : Wonder Author : R.J. Palacio Year of Publication : 2012 Genre: Fiction Publisher: Penguin ...
Cheers Book Club….. Outliers

Cheers Book Club….. Outliers

Title : Outliers, The Story of Success Author : Malcolm Gladwell Year of Publication : 2008 Genre: ...
SPOCKVILLE HOUSE (Finale)

SPOCKVILLE HOUSE (Finale)

(Cont from part 1 and 2) I pulled at my blouse and try to rip it off, but somehow it mysteriously ...
THE REUNION

THE REUNION

The first time I ever saw my mother was on a Saturday morning, the 6th day in the month of May, ...
DEFENSE (Pt 1)

DEFENSE (Pt 1)

“All rise!”, The bailiff called as everyone stood to their feet. “Court is now in ...
ONE SESSION

ONE SESSION

The height reached but never gained By the mind of many, not yet attained Soaring, soaring into ...
“as the morning arrives” (poem)

“as the morning arrives” (poem)

A rooster awakens, stretches, ruffles its wings it’s almost time to sing today the tune will ...
SPOCKVILLE HOUSE (pt 3)

SPOCKVILLE HOUSE (pt 3)

(cont from pt 2) We are the girls that live in Spockville House with our dad and brother, Shannon, ...
DEAR AUGUSTA

DEAR AUGUSTA

Dear Augusta, I will see you again tomorrow in church. The thought of it makes me feel like fifty ...
THE ME INSIDE…. (poetry)

THE ME INSIDE…. (poetry)

You looked at me but never really saw me, For you have never found the ME inside of me, You ...
SPOCKVILLE HOUSE (pt 2)

SPOCKVILLE HOUSE (pt 2)

(cont from  pt 1 ) We first went into the basement which was very moldy smelling and extremely ...
BEWARE (finale)

BEWARE (finale)

(cont from  part 3 ,pt 2, pt 1) Tears were streaming from my eyes as I watched Liberty sitting ...
BEWARE (pt 3)

BEWARE (pt 3)

(cont from part 2 ) I hadn’t seen Liberty since he left the other day, and I was starting to ...
“spirit of the one” (poem)

“spirit of the one” (poem)

sitting at the checkerboard wood table near the black microwave with the dial timer its front ...
SPOCKVILLE HOUSE (pt 1)

SPOCKVILLE HOUSE (pt 1)

This is when we were flung bodily across the room!!!!!!! From the moment that we moved into ...
THE CHAINSAW GHOST (pt 2)

THE CHAINSAW GHOST (pt 2)

(Cont from part 1) As I bolted through the gates into the path of the oncoming truck I skidded to ...
BEWARE (pt 2)

BEWARE (pt 2)

(Cont from pt 1) I woke up the next morning, hung-over as hell and still dazed by my encounter last ...
Tribute to Malala Yousafzai

Tribute to Malala Yousafzai

The day you were born, no one smiled except the sun, because you were born between the dusk and ...
Boston to Ghana

Boston to Ghana

It took me about thirty years to finally embrace my childhood. I got to the breaking point where ...
BEWARE (Pt 1)

BEWARE (Pt 1)

“So after all we’ve been through, this is what it’s come down to? I trusted you, ...
THE CHAINSAW GHOST  (pt 1)

THE CHAINSAW GHOST (pt 1)

One dark, gloomy and rainy afternoon I returned from work to find the burial ground on which we ...
The New Mentors

The New Mentors

You read about every successful person and one essential factor to their success is the role ...
My Fear of a Mediocre Life

My Fear of a Mediocre Life

I am afraid of a number of things. I am afraid of losing my freedom, the unknown, misery, ...