I loooove, love social media!
What is there not to love? For starters, don’t you laugh your heart out when people can
hear the way you said something you wrote?
Like seriously? How do they know someone is
sounding mean from written words? People keep projecting themselves unto written words, and it is funny.
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Continue reading “The Thing with Social Media”
Lately, I’ve been trying to keep up with my life. It’s like so many things are happening all at once.
To keep up, I’ve cut down on certain things.
Continue reading “Things That Stress Me Out”
If the idle mind is the devil’s workshop, and the curious mind is the devil’s playground, my mind has been the devil’s playground since I was a teenager.
Things beyond my grasp entice me. The serpent dangles the apple before my eyes, and I
never resist to take a bite. A little knowledge never hurt anyone. Or does it?
Cisi Eze, Conversing with Osun. Photo Credit: Stephen Eke.
Continue reading “Postcard from Osun (1)”
It seems as though everyone talks about what love is.
Lately, I got my friends to give me their take on love, but this time, I felt we could conceptualise and explain love from trying to define what it is not.
Continue reading “What Isn’t Love?”
“Boys Don’t Cry” is not just a movie title. People walk around believing this. Why shouldn’t boys cry? Boys are human beings. Human beings are meant to cry when sad.
Adventures of Shade. “Sexist Sister”.
Continue reading “Adventures of Shade #4. “Sexist Sister”.”
Well, well, well, well, well, see what my mind imagined!
Mishaps of Les and Dee
Someone at work said women are weak. He arrived at this conclusion based on the fact that “women are scared of rats and roaches”. Brilliant, huh?
A colleague of mine said she was going to bring a lizard to prank him to see if he would scream. Haha!
She said she was going to bring a fucking lizard to work! Continue reading “Mishaps of Les and Dee #1”
Living your truth is hard, I know; however, can you not throw lies at our faces? You’re mutating into a tacky joke.
Maybe what you need to do it comb out your feelings, untangle each end, work around them, and accept them the way they are. But you won’t. Instead, you spray sheen of lies and walk around as if lies don’t have a stench. You know, it takes courage for one to be honest. You lack that courage. You are not strong enough to be sincere.
Continue reading “Letter to a Gay Relative about to Get Married”
This is an opinion. Opinions are not facts.
Competing is like accepting your competition is better than you are and you feel a need to
meet up. You use the person as a yardstick to measure your success. What happens when you meet up?
Good enough, you compete based on things you can influence.
Comparison is more toxic. In this case, you compare yourself with/to another person based on factors you cannot influence.
Adventures of Shade #3
Continue reading “On Competition and Comparison”
In December, a friend told me how some guy on a bike yanked her purse while she was walking.
Last-last, the bike fell, she collected her purse and let it go. Eno is such a sweetheart, honestly.
Continue reading “Jungle Justice”