We all know that being ‘en couple’ is the desired end of most human beings. Society has programmed us to want romance as much as food and shelter. Some people even take the pains to call out/shame their single relatives or friends or ask them to provide justifications for why they are still single.
I read ‘One Day’ by David Nicholls a few years ago and loved it, not just because the author happens to be a fellow alumnus of my university. It was fresh, witty and heart warming in addition to being very well written. It, like his first novel- ‘Starter for 10’ was made into a film… Continue reading ‘US’ by DAVID NICHOLLS
If I had a pair of Louboutins for every time a I’ve heard a man refer to a babe/chick/girl/lady/woman (sometimes a current but mostly a prior love interest) as crazy I would look like a Cheshire cat whose milk was laced with scotch and ecstasy. I would be freaking rapturous. One of the conversations that… Continue reading ARTICLE| Women are crazy? This is why
I intended this to be a standalone short story when I wrote it, however based on some preliminary feedback I have decided to continue it so watch this space for part 2. Do let me know what you think! Enjoy. ……………. Guilty Leisure Simisola Coker has become a wife. This morning, she wore a dazzling… Continue reading FICTION| Guilty Leisure (part 1)
I can tell- pungent wafts of disparity like stones from seeds, like grains from grapes This is more than I’ve felt before I’ve held wispy flailing sheets of parchment in the past They do not compare This is a weighty stack, priceless first edition volume leather bound And I am scared and excited… Continue reading POETRY| This is more