Much Ado About Us

Much Ado About Us

“My candle burns at both ends; It will not last the night; But ah, my foes, and oh my friends- It gives a lovely light”. EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY (“first fig” A few figs from thistles)   Change is hard but it happens. What is even harder to believe is that it has happened and […]

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Living is Dying

Living is Dying

Suicide is a brief affair for those who fancy it expedient, for others it’s gradual, tacit. “I pull out a cigarette from my jacket’s inner pocket and light it. Taking a hearty toke, a sinuous trail of smoke snakes out through my lips and progressively fades into nothing.” It was a cool Tuesday evening, and […]

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My Chubby Life

My Chubby Life

I always wondered what it felt like to be fat. At some point in my life, being fat was my ultimate goal. I still remember when I was five, I’d wear double clothing underneath my school uniform just to look like the other chubby kids in class, lol, but little did I know that my […]

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Debut Love #4

Debut Love #

Read Also: Debut Love #3 Chapter Four The issue of sex had come up in the third month of our relationship and I had made it clear I was not ready to go that far with him yet. He said he understood and that he’d not bother me. But this was not to be as he […]

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Sparks and Stones: A very Short Story

Sparks and Stones: A very Short Story

My father’s weathered rasp had dampened by roughly three octaves, and I knew I was due for another rum-soaked diatribe. Ten-odd bottles from the other night lay carelessly on the patio, an extra three from this evening. As usual, I was guilty of everything, not anything, and was about to be damned. Life wasn’t the […]

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Debut Love #3

Debut Love #

Read Also: Debut Love #2 Chapter Three I awoke to Beyoncé’s Love on Top playing on my phone and I just lay there, too lazy to get up and answer. “If it’s important, whoever it was will call again”, I said as the phone stopped ringing. The phone rang again as I sat up and stretched. […]

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Recession

Recession

Recession? I have never seen a time when a negative situation has been celebrated as much as the famous recession. At first, I thought it was cute with the way the society was so concerned about the economic downfall. Really, I thought this was a time for a revolution, a stop to this madness and […]

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