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The Motorcycles Downside

Post Views = 442You can call me a law abiding citizen. I check the road left, right then left again before crossing the road. Pedestrian crossing or otherwise. I read the red, green and orange lights wherever present. I am the type to wait for a thousand cars to pass before looking out for a decent personal car that will …

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The Affair: Part Three

Post Views = 2823Minutes turned into hours, hours into days, days into weeks and weeks into an unexplained void of nothingness inside me; trying to reach out to the healing power of catharsis but nothing to show for it. I attributed the lack of healing to my moral corruption as Immanuel Kant would have it. I remembered his book; the …

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Please Please Marry Me!

Post Views = 577Marriage is hard. Those who have managed to stay together a few years can affirm that. It requires strength, commitment, love and great sex. The latter can break you apart all other qualities notwithstanding. It is a process. You do not wake up one day and decide you want to walk the journey of holy matrimony. You …

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Zero Hour

Post Views = 424Timing is something that I can never get quite right especially when it comes to relationships. I have met the girl of my dreams the month before she left to go study abroad; formed an incredibly close friendship with an attractive lady who happened to be taken; met another one but she was too outgoing; fell in …

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The Life She Lives

Post Views = 614“Fridah has finally found someone who is all about her. They are going to get married soon.” She squeals. “Wow! I’m happy for her.” I respond uninterestedly.   In my mind, I’m thinking what plans she has for herself. At 27, with child, an absentee father to her now 4 year old daughter. Isn’t the ultimate role …

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The Affair: Part Two

Post Views = 545The premonition had not been for her but for me. I was a man on the run, on the run from myself, my selfish proclivities and my past which was fast catching up with me. I wanted so badly to detach myself from these but I didn’t know how. I was a prisoner of selves, a captive …

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