I DON’T REMEMBER WHAT I LOOK LIKE

By Okunloye Moyinoluwa Before I get out of the house every morning, I stare at myself in the mirror trying to put make up on. I try to check if what I wore looks good on me and generally just check myself out to be sure I look ok before heading out for the day….

My Village People

BY Moyinoluwa Okunloye As hard as life may be As tough as situations may present itself As cold as it may be outside As meaningless/pointless as everything about this world may be As discouraged as I may be about many pursuits As lonely as it may appear at times As sad as a lot of…

ACRIMONY: MY PERSPECTIVES

Moyinoluwa Okunloye So, I got to watch Acrimony yesterday and I hated every minute of it. I could not sleep and I still cannot stop thinking about it. Therefore, I am going to talk about how horrible what has been going on in my mind since I saw it. The major reason I am so…

Please don’t kill us!

Moyinoluwa Okunloye Someone said that no one ever dies alone; you die taking some people along with you. I find that to be very true. I have a front row seat to witnessing the death of a dearly beloved one and I can say for a fact, that his death killed so many people. While…

Unusual Peace

By Moyinoluwa Okunloye As I open my laptop to write this, I check my heart to confirm if the reason for this piece is still there. I try to check if I can tie this feeling of Joy to a thing or an occurrence that would warrant me to feel this glow that I have…

Woman, do you even know you? 

By Oke Oluwatosin (Bamitale) I’ve heard to ask myself today who a woman is. I searched my heart all day for the entire search engines in this world cannot search out who truelly a woman is. But then I asked myself, do women really know who they are and what they are worth?  This question…

Hey Happy…….. Will you be my Valentine forever? 

Photo credit: shutterstock.com Yes, you. I have sought after you all of my life. I have left comfort in pursuit of you. In a bid to find you, I have neglected “valuables” and people. Why are you proving to be so hard to get? How much more do I have to loose to find you? …

Just a minute………

Photo credit: Flickr.com AUTHOR: OKUNLOYE MOYINOLUWA  Everywhere is just so congested. I mean, I can’t breathe. If only I could have thirty minutes to myself, I could do a lot with that. I mean, I need some space to myself. Nobody gets it in my house. I can’t wait to leave for the office, be…

I want to be sick

Photo credit: christigee.com I wish to have a special ailment –probably epilepsy, something that draws the attention of people to me. An ailment that would make people –not necessary pity me-understand me and identify with me. An ailment that would serve as an excuse for all the times that I have failed, something to hold…

glow….baby, glow

By Okunloye Moyinoluwa Why this happens, I still don’t know. You wake up early in the morning and you are already out of energy! I don’t get it. Aren’t one supposed to be agile and hearty in the morning? Baby, why are you so tired? Why are you so passive to life and everything in…