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Sex: A Tool or Gift?

I’d have sworn that it was all love if it hadn’t ruined us. It was how we found ourselves, yet how we lost each other. It was the word we never said and the one we always expressed. It was how we reconnected after thundering at each other, there was no greater apology. It was what we always did and ... Read More »

To the girl that slid into my DM

Sweet girl, I am sorry for giving you the impression that I desired you as much as you needed me. In a world where men make technical but intentional slide into DMs, having you slide into mine swept me off my feet. You ignited the next few days with so much love, energy and attention; it was difficult to stand ... Read More »

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 »

There will be no helper without the helped

When your dream eventually comes through, I want you to remember that you owe yourself the best life. Every other person comes after. Why? One of the cankerworm that feeds on success is the pressure that comes with wanting to attribute it to everyone you came across on that journey. Hence trying to conform to a lifestyle that pleases people ... Read More »

Maybe men are scum

Honestly, I am pissed this morning. This has been happening for a very long time now and though I couldn’t fathom it, I thought it was a matter of choice. I was having a conversation with my friend last night on our way home from his office. It was all fun until he heaved a heavy breath, shook his head, ... Read More »

Face your fears, aggresively

I used to think that the greatest enemy anyone can have is self. Recent insights, however, has revealed that a man’s biggest enemy is fear; mental limitation. When people ask me what my greatest fear is, I am swift to say: failure or ill health. It now very glaring that living a life of phobia is a dangerous way to ... Read More »

Friendship: Standards and Sacrifices

Last night my brother told me, Constant communication will strengthen a relationship (friendship) but worthy sacrifices will take it farther. The first thought that popped into my mind was, it doesn’t matter how strong a bond appears, if it doesn’t last then it is merely a facade of loyalty built on deceit. Yesterday I shared a question with my Whatsapp ... 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 »

Journey to the future: My Chapters (3)

Patience tells you that when you fall isn’t time to stop, keep going. It reminds you of the end result, inspires you to improve your means, and fixes your gaze on the final destination. Patience is strategic; don’t consider it as a routine built for an inferiority complex. Happy birthday in advance to my handsome self, my basic means of ... Read More »