Stories

Birthday Blues

This piece was written by my friend, the prolific 'Jibola Lawal. Its beauty is not in the story itself but in its telling; it reads like a peaceful flowing river with gentle waves. Enjoy. What's your earliest memory? I don't know how it's possible that anyone can remember that far back with such clarity. But… Continue reading Birthday Blues

Societal, Stories

Long Goodbye

"I love you." We are snuggled on the couch in my living room. My favourite love songs collection is playing on the stereo and he is whispering sweet nothings in my ear in between songs. These are my favorite moments: when we sit and just be. I smile. "That's kind." I feel his smile. I… Continue reading Long Goodbye