In the dead of the night, Lights out, Minds reposed. Awaken I remain, Agitated and disturbed, Totally devoid. Long lost I was in thought, When slowly I heard a sound, A lacking sound bereft of hope. I scrambled to put the mild torch on, The one that always burnt low, Trailing my fear, I was … Continue reading Never Alone
Love thy neighbor as thine self; this is one of the several unanimous messages relayed by most Faiths. And honestly, the world would be a better place if this was earnestly put into practice, just as much as religion itself is being practiced? What changed now? Where has the love gone? Why has humanity become … Continue reading What Became Of Humanity?
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
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.
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
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
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
"You may kiss the bride". This affirms the beginning of the rest of your new life, well, depending... You never forget how it all started. From the first time you laid eyes on each other, to the start of the elementary symptoms of falling - butterflies, sweaty palms, unexplained excitements, date nights, late nights. Pretty awesome … Continue reading Journey to Ever After.
I sat, Woebegone. Lost in thought, confused and exasperated. Carried away by how unfair you could be, Life. Thereupon, from within, I heard this voice. I felt as though I was on the threshold of a new life. It mutters to me, That someday I shall sit, Never to recall that I ever sat. "While … Continue reading A Spike of Hope.
It's OK to have bad days. Even when it's rough and tough, do not despair. It can only get better, lie! Sometimes it gets even worse but remember to live for another day. At first, you don't appreciate the bad days but when the situation goes further south, you want to jump back into the … Continue reading Into the fire