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The Dark Gathering

I walked into the sitting room and stumbled on several swollen faces who suddenly had their gaze on me. Transfixed, I couldn’t fathom the reason for the despair, anger and sorrow they expressed. Was it me? I couldn’t help but wonder if I’d done something wrong. I sought out familiar faces, but even theirs were expressionless. Fear gripped my heart, ... Read More »

Journey to the Future

Journey to the Future will get you wondering if I am writing my own story. Truth is, it started out as my journey to redemption. If I have to live again, I need to die. To die requires letting out every pain that holding me back, embracing healing and starting afresh. This book is my new beginning, another journey on its ... Read More »

Journey to the future: My Chapters (5)

Journey to the future broaches the theme of God’s existence; it’s denial in the face of multiple misfortunes and tribulations. I remember the review of an author whom I handed some part of the manuscript to read. She said, How can one man go through these things and not lose his life except God designed his journey. Olufemi, this book ... Read More »

Green Hostel 2 – 3

Last week on Green Hostel Tola’s departure was what she called it. Leaving the shores of the country and never looking back except chance allows it. The type of chance that boils down to the next set of choices I make. The choice to nurture my good heart and grow into a better man or just live it all up; ... Read More »

Green Hostel 2 – 2

“Baba God? Kill your babe?” Prof muttered distortedly as he walked away, stopped abruptly then approached me again. This time making a mockery of the misunderstanding he created with his damning choice of words and infuriating me to the point of uncontrollable anger. “It is sad to see you express so much unbelievable naivety at such simple expression of grammar. ... Read More »

Break the Silence

I woke up to a very motivating message from a friend and it inspired this post. She talked about ‘breaking the silence’ and related it to quite a number of phases in life. While I digested the message, it stuck on my conscience that I have been silent in some aspects of my life. Take for instance blogging, my last ... Read More »

THE QUIET STORM

“What’s the deadliest thing/situation you have survived?” She asked. “If you can survive that, then you can survive about anything. I mean you’re invincible, and you are strong enough to make it on your own.” Those where her words to me. I wondered how a thirteen year old could muster such strength with her tiny voice. I was later told ... Read More »

The Other Side of Femi Fragile 3

The Other Side of Femi Fragile 1 The Other Side of Femi Fragile 2 Have you met my dad? Just in case you are wondering why I missed him so much, permit me to tell you little about him. I still miss him though. Father unlike every other was special in unique ways. He couldn’t give us everything we demanded ... Read More »

The Other Side of Femi Fragile 2

The Other Side of Femi Fragile 1 It is important for you to know that these revelations about myself isn’t a call for pity. It is a fulfillment of purpose for me to expose you to life as it is. I don’t want you to read in other to be thrilled, you’d be grateful for these lessons if you open ... Read More »