Two-faced.

She was right. Not like I did not know that she was. I pretend I am so cool with everything; with every cancellation; with every outburst; with every blame, rudeness and accusation. I am not. I get angry, frustrated, annoyed and upset. But it does not matter, does it? Because priorities. I place myself in […]

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Desires

Is it wrong to want to meet you and kiss you? Why would you laugh with them like you laugh with me? Tell me you love me; make me feel special. Am I there just so you can feel me up? It is dying, is it not? All that we had between us. “Too much […]

I failed.

I see you standing there. I see you standing there being so familiar with her. With gestures which show closeness. I thought I was the only one who you showed that side to. I have been trying to not let my thoughts be riled up with jealousy. But when I see you with her It […]

Swords in thy heart.

I am in so much pain right now. I do not understand the reason. I cannot pinpoint the source. A person I used to hold so close to my heart suddenly feels so far away. Like I had lost him at some point on the way to this day. I have so many unanswered questions […]

Alone.

Waking up and having a silent brush without having to greet the girl brushing her teeth over the next washbasin. Walking all the way to class alone with an umbrella propped over my head to keep the sun from tanning me. There is no obligation to greet anyone upon entering class — just find an […]

Exploring new authors: Purple Hibiscus

“I often wondered why Sister Veronica needed to understand it, when it was simply the way things were done.” I think one of the most satisfying feelings is discovering a new author and discovering further that her works are good. Presenting to you Purple Hibiscus by a Nigerian author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, popularly known as […]