YE ARE GODS! (Part I)

You are god. Broken and beautiful, Heart out, reaching for praise Seeking worship and asking to be adored, But you are forgotten, ignored by the life that you feed all ages. You are god. Creature and creating, The hopeless and the rejected are your clay, Life and invention is in chaos, wrecks and shard, But…

LOVE AND WELCOME BACKS!

I promised myself I’d write. Everyday. Sueddie Agema almost got me writing and then the wedding and all plannings happened. I allowed myself be overwhelmed and I was dragged along. I forgot so many things but I always remembered I ought to write. I wrote in my head but I had papers to turn in…

Living Life

I’m a natural/artificial collector but I don’t have all the money I want yet so I stick with some devotion to Pinterest. This space allows anyone have anything without being tagged a thief. You have any idea about something and you need a picture? Search it out on Pinterest. It’s not there? Create it and…

AN ODE TO A CHAMP 

The Thing Around Your Neck was our connecting point. I wanted to read it, he had read it and he owned a copy. So, we fixed a meeting for Ibadan. No date was attached. Just a casual “when I come to Ibadan” and that was okay. He was a friend who was living while he…

FOREVER AND AN HOUR

One of the many reasons I chose to walk with God was the offer of eternity. I’ve always wanted to keep on living. This love drove a nagging fear into me, that I’d die and not be able to achieve this great desire. When I listened to God, I let the fear go. Even if…

TO THE BEAUTIFUL YOU!

Okay, I love movies and my love is with a capital ‘L’ but like everything else, too much of anything is bad. So, I change style and I avoid seeing anything for as long as a month, nothing at all. However, before I go on these self inflicted fasts, I get my mind ready. I…

HOW I ALMOST FOUGHT IN CHURCH

Many Sundays ago, my church celebrated Mother’s Day in grand style, as they do every year. Actually, everyone gets to have a day once every year. Mothers, fathers, youths, teenagers and the children all have days to do something special and to also be in charge all through. You could say everyone is mouthed, everyone…

FOR EVERY CHILD 

I still remember when children’s day meant holiday and parade at a stadium. I remember how we looked forward to and celebrated May in Oyo because it meant plenty free days we wouldn’t have to show up officially in class. I remember how many times I tried to lick my elbow and suck my big…

THE RIVER ASKED HIM FOR A KISS

    The funeral procession moved quietly and unhurriedly through the yard with each one hoping secretly that what just happened was a huge joke and wishing anyone would suddenly scream ‘gotcha’ to relieve the mounting pressure. It had happened suddenly, too sudden that it had had a surreal effect. No one could figure out how…

FOR AULD LANG SYNE

   I must confess that this year went by too quickly as I still remember when it all started. It began on a very high and promising note and things moved smoothly with oiled alloy wheels. There were bumps, yes but they were just bumps. To cause the ride to slow a little bit for…