This is the story of Ariyo, the richest man ever lived. Many centuries ago, Ariyo was born into a family of 11, he was the only boy, the last child. True to the meaning of his name, he was a source of joy. His father was a blacksmith while his mother cared for the family, … Continue reading The Big Things of Life; A Mere Farce
Like I always say, the internet is full of all things good and bad, literally. It is full of all kinds of people, especially the faceless - the anonymous, otherwise the internet trolls. These set of people are mostly very toxic, they never have something good to say about anyone or anything. They are a … Continue reading Sour Grapes; The Toxic E-Fruit.
Sometime ago, I was downcast, well sort of, reason being that I had being waiting expectantly for something I had so longed for. Then, the only thing that would make me happy was "having it", or so I thought. I did eventually get what I had hoped for, yes I was happy but only momentarily. … Continue reading The Pursuit Of Happiness; A Journey That Never Ends.
Like a shining little star You arrive in our midst And lighten our spirit You bring joy to our heart And smile to our lips You are so meek and humble Soft in the body and soul Your heart so pure Like the morning dew You know no evil Though you will still master it. … Continue reading Evil
Have you ever waited and hoped so much for something? I have, countless times. At first, it looks like it's a stretch and a clasp away, then slowly it starts to retract. The closer you think you are getting, the further it moves away from you, though probably not in reality, but in your head … Continue reading In Between The Endless Wait
I see a beautiful woman A woman full of hope, Beaming with a smile, Radiant and elegant. I see a beautiful lady, Even when I look beyond, I see her inner most beauty, She's subtle and independent. I see a beautiful lady, One who is scarce and unique, One who is second to … Continue reading Reflection
It was 02/05/2020. Finally, the day I had hoped for. At cockcrow, my wife gave me a tap, I quickly got out of bed, scoured for the matchbox. In the process, I hit my left leg on the wooden box where we had the dirty laundry from many months piled up. Maybe this day, I'd … Continue reading The Superstition
One Sunday, three years ago, after having what remains till date, the longest and most tensed Friday of my life, ever, I boarded the train, off to my abode. It was a 15 hour trip, traveling from up North all the way down South. Well, I was going to transit after 10 hours, what a … Continue reading The Old Lady and A Game, of Love.
If you know where I come from, you will understand how big of a deal weddings are and how much they are celebrated - briefly, the type of celebration where the uninvited outnumber the invited and you only know about a handful of the invited! Basically, in every sane setting, weddings are a union between … Continue reading The Invisible Zip
Once, I met a woman whom I loved from the get-go. She was very polite, all smiley, very courteous. She was very interested in my person and all, something rare in a society where minding one's own business is the only business. I was wowed. But soon enough, I came to understand that in the … Continue reading Miss Mary Sue.