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Marriage: A Eulogy

I am married to the best man ever. Dating was tedious, marriage was different. You know how they say men change after you marry them? Mine changed, for the better. Six years down the line he wakes me up with a glass of water, freshly pressed juice, or coffee, if we drank too much last…

Let Love Be Love

This thing about Love is just something else. Someone that was or used to be your everything, one day becomes what you don’t want to see anymore. Someone that was or used to be your daily delight, becomes the darkness your morning doesn’t want to see. Someone you can’t go a day without talking to…

What’s In A Word?

I love words. Watching a combination of words come together to form the perfect picture exhilarates me. With words, I can climb the highest mountains, swim in the deepest oceans with sharks, travel to countries or places I’d otherwise never visit, bungee jump, sky-dive from a moving plane, fall in love, experience heartbreak, salsa ……

The Call

“Ok. I’m ready for you. You can come over now.” Those words felt like I’d been told that I’d just won the lottery. I put on my jeans, sprayed some cologne and headed out. While locking my door, I did a quick mental run through. Wallet, check. Phones, check. Bottle of wine, check. Condoms, definitely.…

I Wish You Love

Goodbye, no use leading with our chins, this is where our story ends, Never lovers ever friends Goodbye, let our hearts call it a day, but before you walk away I sincerely want to say: Thanks for the rain drops you sent on my skin And for the sunlight you shone my way If ever…

We Are Not All Scum

This is not a defensive piece. It’s not an attempt at milking the “not ALL men are scum” card. It’s definitely not a response to S’ article. What it is, however, is a chance to speak, alongside the voices of all the ‘unscummy’ men out there who cannot declare that they are immune to the…

Tribute to My Dad

Faint memories Wish I could say I love you but that’ll be hypocritical of me Childhood spent wishing you were around Adulthood spent resenting and ignoring you The news came and it didn’t really dawn on me Set out for the journey just like every other one Stood before your motionless body and I didn’t…