My heart was beating frantically and worst of all; I couldn’t quite control the twitch in my left eye. “Hi, can I join you?” He asked, and I looked around to see to my dismay that all other tables were occupied saved for the lone seat at our table. It got awkward for a moment as we stared at him, surprised by the sound of his voice. It was like pure honey. I felt the core of his manliness rain in my head.
“The wedding is the third most important event a woman’s life, after the actual marriage and having kids, of course”, her mother had said to her, as she tucked straying strands of hair underneath the professionally tied gele on her daughter’s head.
We’ve all been there; you guys start kissing and boom there’s power outage. And since the temperature is humid, the room gets hot and everyone becomes uncomfortable. Make sure there’s light when she finally come. If your village witches don’t want you to lie with a girl they first make you lose access to power. They will get in sync with NEPA officials to take away power and successfully put a knock to your generator carburetor
An innocent child is asked to say sorry because the learning manner and to understand the difference between right and wrong but a teenager is forced to also size despite not understanding or meaning the sorry just for the satisfaction of the adult. I thought an apology was a sign of acceptance of a wrongful action and willing regret for the action
Women have had a tumultuous relationship with the world for almost the beginning of time, I cannot imagine what it was like centuries, but today, it’s still a bloody mess. One major breakthrough for women was the inception of contraceptives. It turned things around for women. Although it still sucks that the sole responsibility of avoiding pregnancy is placed on women who are only fertile a few days a month as opposed to men who are fertile as loamy soil every single day is a patriarchal agenda that needs to be amputated.
Monogamy is a farce. Who says you were meant to love one person alone? I mean, out of seven billion, nine hundred ninety-nine million, nine hundred ninety-nine thousand, nine hundred ninety-nine people in the world, is it possible to have just the one soul mate? Think about it for a minute- or longer if you wish.
14 Days of Valentine
This is a series of fiction and opinion pieces themed around Valentine's Day. The stories will cover various genres ranging from action and horror to comedy and tragedy. This special promises to be funny, warm, steamy and even scary so don’t miss it. We’re pretty excited too. P.S. All resemblance to actual Yoruba demons, however uncanny, are purely coincidental and unintentional. Do not forget to share your thoughts
The thought of spending Valentine’s Day alone makes me feel really old and alone. My older friends will tell me…
I wish someone, anybody, had told me and guided me on living with intent but the persons in the position…