Picks of the month: 1

Hey lovelies! So I decided to start a segment on the blog about my favourite creative picks of the month and also tell you guys why I love them so much, so without much ado, here are my top three. 23rd Economic Summit Dike Chukwumerije  stood on the podium at the 23rd economic Summit of Nigeria [...]

Peace. 

I lay, as the moon almost quickly regrets its existence and fades into oblivion and soon enough the sun takes it's place I still lay there and for the first time in a long time i was at peace with my own solitude I still ~ lay there and in the days to come I [...]

1:11

At the dead of the night I struggle with quotidian thoughts of you, as my Nigeria and me, Cameroon The trivial thought of you existing in the same space as me triggers hormones in my ocular area The prospect of waiting six weeks till we can feel, till we are one molests me at night eerie [...]

soul train

Train rides make my heart ache As the train accelerates my heart succeeds, beating the train as if running a marathon Train rides make me remember that I'm lonely That it's just me, moving, accelerating Train rides remind me that the train moves in its own lane with no one chasing after it Train rides [...]

Misconception

As the words " the terror from the Muslims" divulged from my teacher's mouth; the girl at the other table stared at me I sat there impotent as her eyes attempted to transfix me I  felt arrested and violated I adjusted my hijab and tried to sink into it. She loathed me, I could tell [...]