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Just Say Thank You

I laugh when people say their lives are nothing to write home about. Because as depressing as they make that out to sound, I wish that were my case. I have no home to write nothing to. Oh, and did I mention that I can’t write as well? —- She told me she was feeling very blue because her boyfriend wouldn’t pick up her calls. ‘It must be nice to

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Dance To The Noise In My Home

Three homes away there’s a noise; the type that death brings. Father just died , mother is going insane. While the aunties and uncles hang around like vultures, The children, like little chicks, cluster around in circles – confused and scared. A wail breaks out from the lungs of the mother; it’s the 142nd time today A gasp escapes from her daughter; it’s her 2nd birthday today.   Two homes

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I’m Not Feeling Fine

‘I’m not feeling fine’ I looked in the mirror and cringed. I read somewhere that we are about ten times less beautiful than we think. I shake my head at my reflection in the mirror and think of how much of a beast I must really look like. I used to be really pretty, I guess. But now I have worry creases, thinking creases, some laughter creases, and a lot

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Ebola Scare

Hello!! So, this is the last article in my writer’s prompt project. The last 13 write-ups have been great for me. And even though at some point I started writing off-point, every single article I wrote taught me a lot about myself as a writer. But that’s story for another day. Tomorrow is Ola-Gamaliel’s birthday!!!!! I just want to use this medium to say a little about Ola/Gama. Gama is

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