If you say that you love a person then you must be willing to give them a research chance. That is, allocate a lot of time and attention to the pursuit of the knowledge of them. How they live? what do they want from living? that is most important toRead More →

It’s hard to exit toxic relationships. For example the family unit, some people just learn to endure a certain kind of pain that they get used to it. Like every form of training, physical and verbal abuse, over time, becomes hard to decolonize. Achebe once said, “Being Nigerian is abysmallyRead More →

I lay on the ground reading a book when my daughter, Elsa, walked passed me and sat on the couch I plopped my legs crossed at the ankle. Elsa sighed loudly as if a heft had just been thrown down on her slender shoulders; remitting subtle signals of distress wasRead More →

I always wondered Up until this moment Why the first one Whom I first told I truly loved was The first one To call my love pretence And it makes sense Because most people I have told I love you Have never believed it  Read More →

Love is embarrassing To watch. Honest actions show themselves thoughtlessly Shamelessly That onlookers feel uninvited. Even when lovers invite you Statements and questions Are thrown at you An outsider can tell It’s never for you to answer Because you are not in their love.Read More →

Her body is like a form, I try to make It into a shape but Each part begs for attention. Her throat looks like it was clamped under her throat like a choker, Her clavicles look like they hang on her shoulders, Like on displays at museums The slopes andRead More →

Look at you out here, Flexing long legs and going the distance. You used to cry Nights Blubbering of how you weren’t strong Not woman enough But you surprised yourself, You surprised everyone. I remember you mostly as the shy girl Clumsy and recluse With the round medicated glasses HowRead More →

You go on endless woman tantrums I will never understand Because I am a man But I listen, I listen to everything you say What you don’t say Most things you won’t say I listen, I wait, Patiently, For you to laugh and flash diastema Wider than Manchester United’s defenceRead More →