Poetry of the Alternative Nigerian Boy

I have had a very tumultuous life. Like a paper plane in the wind. Some people will never understand and I understand that. There has been so much pain and I didn’t know how to not notice it but no matter how hard it got I never got comfortable in it. I didn’t let it stop me from living life. Imagine a light at the … Continue reading Poetry of the Alternative Nigerian Boy

Seven things we learnt about love from movies that are wrong

  Love doesn’t happen at once –  It doesn’t happen in one take, it takes more than one shoot. Sometimes you don’t even know it’s happening. They could be your best friends and one day just a little wink of theirs would change it for you and you start seeing them differently. True love builds, as you learn and lose and you learn again. Most … Continue reading Seven things we learnt about love from movies that are wrong

Don’t you owe the person that saves you?

You told me you wanted to die and I couldn’t understand You hated yourself. You hated the world I was your breath of fresh air I loved you and you loved me back You tried to kill yourself when you lost everything. I rescued you   You are Beautiful-crazy and witty You are perfect and that’s really annoying You liked my hat and you didn’t … Continue reading Don’t you owe the person that saves you?

When I was 4 my mother tried to kill me

When I was 4 my mother tried to kill me. She tried to suffocate me with a pillow while I slept. I barely have memories up until the age 6 but that night I will never forget. My father got her off me and mercilessly beat her, for some reason the look in his eyes didn’t stem from love for me but pure dominance of … Continue reading When I was 4 my mother tried to kill me