Letter X

For the sake of this letter, My Name Is Elle. Dear…You, I took you out of my life because I was tired. I got tired of us not being able to “move…

Something Extra

One day men and women will have sex with their minds. Mind. Blown. Imagine getting the same pleasure you got from the best sex you’ve ever had without worrying about body fluids,…

On Death and Other Matters

I never had anyone close to me die before. When I was much younger and my mum used to travel to a market in another state, a journey that took the whole…

Walking Walking Walking

I had gone to pick up a package from a courier company at Jibowu. After getting down from a bus, I had to walk past men who were loading buses and looking…

The Weight Question

In the midst of the Happy New Years when I returned to work in January, I noticed one of our admin assistants had added weight. She is quite tall and used to…

This Is How A Woman Dies

This is how a woman dies. She is born to a father who rejoices in hospital corridors because he has become a man, a child has been born of his loins. Her…

Here we go again

I have often wondered why I didn’t walk away from Seun earlier, why I stayed back and let love (or whatever it was at the time) turn into hate. I have wondered…

Dusk: Miss Anon 

My Heart Cries, My Soul Sings There shall be showers of blessings This is the promise of love There shall be seasons refreshing Sent from the father above. This was my confession…