Lest we forget

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 stillContinue reading “Lest we forget”

Drilling to the core

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.  ImageContinue reading “Drilling to the core”

Delta Y(ou)

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 aContinue reading “Delta Y(ou)”

The denominator

  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.

Live Now

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 oursContinue reading “Live Now”

Mojito: A lesson from Barcelona.

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 wereContinue reading “Mojito: A lesson from Barcelona.”

Valentine’s day medley.

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 fromContinue reading “Valentine’s day medley.”