Category: Love

Year 26, I Know Who I’m Not

I’ve been thinking about writing this post for a while, trying to figure out some sassy wise-assed way of starting and frankly, I’ve got nothing. So here goes my year in review, about 30 minutes before midnight. First things first! The good thing about the above is that people tell me that I don’t look…

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My Perfect Mistake

​Headiness was catching Talking, laughing Mind alighting Yearning… Touching? Forced to face You weren’t surface but buried flesh-deep A thorn, you are My perfect mistake. Ravaged by a few Perfect-imperfect moments Lolled into a false sense of security. Awakened with the knowledge Nothing is as it seems. I was the surface Just goosebumps, I am…

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A Forgiveness That Healed

One of the persons, in the Bible, who I have a deep admiration for, is David. We all know the story of how David went from being a shepherd boy to king but many of us missed some of the small details that he went through to get there and even what he did, once…

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I will wait for you

For the past few weeks, much to my chagrin, I’ve found myself in a couple conversations that run along the lines of: Person: Hi! Me: Hey what’s up long time don’t seen! Person: Girl, you nuh married yet? When you planning to tie the knot? Me: *speechlessness* OR  Random Person: Girl you so busy chasing…

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First Crushes and Loves

Today, at lunch, a conversation about giving the bird and the bees talk turned into our outrageous actions done in the name of primary school crushes. I found myself fondly remembering my first crush. I was a nine-year old who had just moved to a new area. Moving meant leaving all my friends behind and…

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Shame! Shame! Shame!

Have you ever felt rejection? Have you ever been metaphorically slapped in the face by shame over the way someone made you feel? Have you ever been made to squirm in your chair as you listened to someone talk about you in such a condescending manner that grated? Does anyone come to mind as you…

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