Guest, Stories, The Single Story

The Single Story: Tell Me.

This one is written by my soulsister, the beautiful (of looks and of pen) 'Pemi Aguda (@UberBetty). ******************************* You’ve probably lost someone before. By lost, I mean to death. You’ve probably lost someone to death before. Can you tell me how it works? Can you tell me what to say? Please tell me what to… Continue reading The Single Story: Tell Me.

Cryptic, Mushful, Verse Form


Another one for me. But then which one of me? I'm not sure; the lines have become blurred. Journey into integration and self discovery? Or gradual descent into abhorred normalcy? Enjoy. ******************* You need to find me. This mind is bursting at the seams with conversations unhad, fights unfought, and lies untold. Why do you… Continue reading Homecoming


Dear Mr. President

Dear Mr. President, You need to light up Nigeria already! When will you understand that Nigeria will NEVER be able to compete with other nations without power? That steady power supply drives everything? That Nigerian students will never be able to compete on a global scale when they’re stuck studying obsolete text books by candle… Continue reading Dear Mr. President

Societal, Stories, The Single Story

The Single Story: Friday, 29th July

Hey People. Good weekend I'm sure? The second installment in the Single Story series is finally here (took me long enough, I know!). If you don’t know about the series, read the intro hereThe Single Story (Intro) and the first installment here The Single Story: My Name Is Asad Also I’ve recently found myself dabbling… Continue reading The Single Story: Friday, 29th July

Cryptic, Verse Form

The Valse Of Death

Amidst the crowd, their eyes locked Amidst the chatter, their minds talked Dance with me, she invited. And even though his hands were full, There was no way in hell he could refuse The song was one they'd heard before The style was one they'd won prizes for But as their hands came together, Their… Continue reading The Valse Of Death