The Housewives I

Isn’t today our anniversary? I remember when we first met. It was magical! Your face shone like the morning sun. Mine was like an ignition. Everything was perfect. It’s been fifteen years! All I’ve done is be with you. Tayo is 13, Timi is 10. Iyanu is 8. We have one happy family. Happy? Well, […]

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Marriage Palava

It was a Sunday, around that time when dinner was usually overdue. The weather was frigid and the neighborhood seemed extremely quiet, oddly. It was usually noisy, irrespective of whether it was day or night. But today was different, graveyard-like quiet. Adaobi lay on her 6 by 4 inch bed and sobbed softly. Somehow, that […]

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ife and the six-year-old

The following conversation ensued between Ife and a six-year old boy(syob). Syob: aunty ife welcome! Ife: Thank you darling. Syob: wah did you bring for me? Ife: Ehmm. . .(frantically rummages through bag for anything edible. Luckily finds two wraps of tomtom) take! Syob: thank you aunty.(immediately throws one into his mouth) Syob: aunty! Ife: […]

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Talk to me

It’s all over the placeyour predicament,that is.It’s filling every space,in every ear,it dances. Very heavy on your heart,like a yam-filled bag!Fiercly tearing you apart,but all you do is nag. It has weighed you down,now it aches your spine,forming a puzzled frownon your face so fine. For how long, My darling? For how long,I ask,will you […]

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Why do they chatter?

It’s funny what happened to me today.Ok. The truth is it has been happening for sometime now and I’ve stomached it all the while. But today? My stomach has become full, it’s not taking it in anymore. My people, it’s the issue of AC o. No now, I don’t mean Action Congress. I mean air-conditioner. […]

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21 ways to enjoy life

Expect a few more lists from me, friends. And be sure most of them will have the same number as this, for example, ’21 ways to snore’, ’21 ways to fall in love’, ’21 books to read’, ’21 bed bugs you must kill’ etc. That number has suddenly caught my fancy, maybe ‘coz on March […]

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My diary – DAY 1

010312   Today is the first day the in the month of  March- my month. In just 21 days, I’d be older. It feels good,especially when you think of all the respect and freedom that comes with age,. But there are two sides to the coin! I’m gradually saying goodbye to the years of care-freedom, of […]

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