Over the years, the month of February has been tagged “The month of love” for obvious reasons, but then, what is love? Love is one of the most complicated words in history. Different people ascribe different meanings to that singular four-letter word - L. O. V. E. To some, LOVE means pain, hurt, regret, and … Continue reading What is Love?
Dear youngster, Valentine's Day is around the corner. In order not to be swayed by 'every wind of love' and get caught up in the heartbreaks, pain, depression and heartaches that follow, LOVE YOURSELF! In order not to feel you're worthless, ugly, unworthy, not sexy enough when that guy doesn't slip a love note inside … Continue reading Love yourself!
They say that love is like a circle; endless! Like a circle, they say love has no beginning and no end. They also say you can't tell where love starts and where it stops. But in order draw a circle, you must first begin at a point. To fall in love, you must also begin … Continue reading Love me, Love you.
I used to be that girl loafing around in loafers I used to be that girl low, in the lowest heels I used to be that girl that others passed by Men and women alike in their high heels It takes courage to walk in high heels Watch your fears take to flight as your … Continue reading High heels (a poem)
“Mummy you always cook delicious meals.” my daughter said as we ate dinner. Everytime she says those words, my head swells out of proportion. It was the same way I felt when I read a mail from an agency I write for. “Ezinne, you are one of our best writers.” It is also the same … Continue reading An energy booster.
"Mummy, do we have to go to church?" my six-year old asked as we got ready on Sunday morning. "Yes." I responded. Late last year, we moved to a new place. We were going to attend a new church and meet new people. For my daughter, it spelt disaster! She is very skeptical about new … Continue reading Dare, not dread!
My first attempt at riding a bicycle was either at eight or nine. It wasn't an easy feat. I pedaled and pushed, yet I could not balance myself on top of the bicycle. I nearly bumped into a car, I fell down and injured myself, but it didn't stop me. I'm telling you, there were … Continue reading Permit yourself.
When I was a child I dreamed with wide open eyes I saw things not as they did. I saw myself flying around the world When I told them They would shush me and say “only witches fly”. I saw myself talking to a crowd I stood in front of the mirror to rehearse “Are … Continue reading To kill or to believe?
I visited a school to make enquires and the reception was topnotch. “Have you been taken on a tour around the school?” The proprietress asked. “Yes, I have.” “Did you see the place for the high school?” “High school?” I wondered. “I don't remember seeing that. Besides, I only came to make inquiries for the … Continue reading What do you see?
Since yesterday was New Year day and also my first daughter's birthday, I thought to myself "what better way for the family to spend today than to go to a park." At the park, there were many fun activities to engage in, especially for the children. However, the boat ride caught my attention. I couldn't … Continue reading Where’s this boat heading to?