Category: Lobby of thoughts

The room is full but the silence is deafening; the room is full but the silence deafens me. I am in your arms but the warmth freezes me I feel your touch yet loneliness is a friend of me. The room is full but the silence deafens me; the room is full but the silence […]

Onwu emeh onwu za Abazi As a little boy, my paternal grandmother gave me a pet name. Being given a pet name or an alias or even called after an older family member is quite common where I come from. The name was in my tribal dialect and just did not sound nice or cool […]

Days fly by like flying cars you’d almost forget there was an era when time was a little slower and a month felt like two quarters. We were more natural back then more like humans the pain sometimes looked insurmountable but the tears were cathartic. Then, I could look into your eyes and feel your […]

At 65, Pa knew everything; how the universe works, the dynamics of humanity and the propeller of greed of corporations. His wisdom was clear as summer morning his words crisp; couldn’t be mistaken. He narrated the ordeals of the people their plight – in a chronological timeline. Emotions were evoked, listening ears froze, the mind […]

I pause to wonder about the others Like the cow without a tail With nothing to drive away the flies That persistently hover and perch Leaving frustration and irritation that eventually has to be gotten used to Because unlike the rest of them There is no tail to swipe and swat the irritants. What compensates […]

In being rejected I looked to understand what stood me out for immediate condemnation; I observed the populace their ways and formation I sized up the judge well enough to see he could budge for even as he sat in his chambers I was convinced he wasn’t without blunders I studied the dynamics; rites that […]