Sometime ago, I wore a dress that made me feel really pretty. Everyone told me I looked great but just one person said I looked weird. Of course being the kind of person I am, my remaining day went down the drain. I could see my day begin to deteriorate from that moment. Continue reading Serenity will return. I promise.
“Your skin is so dark” the woman at the supermarket commented touching Adaugo’s charcoal-coloured skin as though the obvious needed to be stated as Adaugo instinctly moved back. At home, Mama always said not to allow strangers touch you because they might use a fetish charm to make you unconscious so as to kidnap you. Continue reading Different
On the evening of Papa’s death the owls landed on the asbestos roof of the house hooting mysteriously as though they knew a secret no other mortal knew. Adaugo and her brothers watched as Mama paced the room binding, casting and throwing her enemies into the lake of burning sulfur. Continue reading An Open Door
I want to break through walls in the form of negative-energy, life-sucking friends and bad habits like procrastination and worrying like Wonder Woman with an afro. Continue reading Gonna Fight
Twenty long years and you wondered if you would have bothered coming at all if it hadn’t been your dying father’s wish to see you. Continue reading Estranged
We find ourselves doing what we ought not to do. Sometimes our plans fall through. Other times we just don’t know where we went wrong. We wish we could wipe the slate clean so we seize every opportunity to do so. Daily and Yearly. Continue reading Last Day, New Dawn
I love animations. The way drawings come to life fascinate me even now. Once, I used to think of cartoonists as magicians. That was of course before I learnt how the trick was done. The first time I got to use a praxinoscope with my own drawings is one of the most exciting moments of my life. Continue reading Superpowers