When you rise to that dizzying height where everything below look like an army of ants, remember not too long ago – or at least in this lifetime you were once at the base stretching out to make a strong grip reaching out for whatever support that may be and hoping the bars stay still as you lift. As much as you enjoy the view … Continue reading Lest we forget
Underneath the hard shell we are delicate like snail Meek as a dove and sweet like honey from bee A mild stroke, a warm hug A generous smile is all it takes to see the surface melt like chocolate and that mask fly off like chaff. 5 years ago today, this blog was created. Image credit: here Continue reading Drilling to the core
There are two types of change At each of life’s junctions; The change in your personality – like from bad to good and the changes your personality make in the metamorphosis process – like from caterpillar to butterfly or from duckling to swan. The former being a move from the initial life path to a different one – like lane switching while the latter is … Continue reading Delta Y(ou)
I journeyed across lands and valleys Above seas and highlands Mixing with people in their core diversities Exhibiting their most basic naturality In languages they called mother-tongue; But in the depth of their variations I realised love was a common feat That propelled from the innermost of their circles. Continue reading The denominator
If someday my tear duct dry up and tears can’t spill no more to show the extent I bleed within or the excesses of joy that overwhelms me from the marrow, don’t let the shock grip you but know tomorrow wasn’t mine to see. For it is only greed that makes us claim what isn’t ours to be and in my lifetime I’ve striven to be … Continue reading Live Now
Chilling on the beach of Barceloneta, Catalunya, a beautiful sunny day with the temperature just right. A hawker walked past me, touting his product not too differently from the one I’m familiar with on the traffic lights of Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Of course, he wasn’t the only one. As a matter of fact, there were tons of them aggressively marketing their products and services to … Continue reading Mojito: A lesson from Barcelona.
The usual pre-Valentine’s day buzz had kicked-in in Port-Harcourt. I already knew it got to these people so I tried to downplay it in order not to feel it; not believing in it. Monday morning, 13th February 2012, I was still constructing a perfect antidote to successfully go through Tuesday without the depressive externalities from Valentine’s day celebrants, when my Dad shot me with the … Continue reading Valentine’s day medley.