So many times in our lives, we hold on tight to the most mundane thing we ought to let go. The only reason we find ourselves holding on to this is because we lack the strength to let go. A bad habit you wish to stop but feel you cannot, a friend that keeps bringing you down, that toxic relationship that keeps tearing you apart piece by pieces, that terrible…

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I am back again with another post from my archives. This was written in 2011. After reading this, I really wonder what was going through my mind as I penned this down…I really wish… Souls moan in anguish of our cruelty Hens return to roost The goats stop bleating Birds cease to fly Men retire to their bosom And lovers cling to each other Vehicles seek their parking lot I…

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After reading Josephyna post on My Favorite Teacher, it evolved nostalgic memories about growing up and my mind raced back to the teachers I have met in my life and the one I have tagged my favorite teacher is Rotimi Ilesanmi. Dear Mr Ilesanmi, It has been how many years now??? Should be 8 years since I last saw you. I was home for the holidays in my first year at the…

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  …hehehehehe…this picture caught my attention and I decided to choose it as a welcome intro…   …probably because of the comments I received challenging why “I have to neglect the baby I am nurturing”, “why I feel staying away is the best option”, “what could be so demanding that would make me abandon my blog for a month”, the personal messages encouraging me never to stop writing as I…

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“There is nothing more rare, nor more beautiful, than a woman being unapologetically herself; comfortable in her perfect imperfection. To me, that is the true essence of beauty.” ― Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience It is my body I love it  I am comfortable in it  It is not too heavy for me  Neither does it occupy too much space than necessary  I love…

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There’s no better joy than when your writings are appreciated or when someone can actually refer to a line of your midnight musings and say, ‘Oh that part made me feel so special.’   The beauty of art is in appreciation.   I was having this thought about the beauty of a  writer dating a writer the other night, and I tried searching for pictures that fit this. I was…

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Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life–think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.” –Swami Vivekananda Often times, we look down on ourselves and feel others are much better and way ahead of us We see ourselves as…

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There’s nothing more disrespectful to you trying to be someone else Growing up, I never loved who I became I wish to be another An actress I saw on TV yesterday A magazine model  A friend who has it all The new girl next door 

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