Tag Archives: love

The madness and charm of crushes

Post Views = 6719 We met while I was working. It was in a class room setting. A conference. She was two seats in front of me. What captivated me the most was her voice. Melodious, loud enough, cheeky but sweet. I had laid eyes on her that morning as each one of us walked into the conference room to …

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Rotten wood, old books

Post Views = 3621 A tall, black man came to my workplace yesterday.  A very tall man. He was black, not like coal, but the black that can’t leave your mind for a while. A ‘rememberable’ blackness. Blackness with colour, taste, and smell. I stared at him for a while, not sure why but he smelled of something similar. I …

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One for the Heart

Post Views = 6153 I think he is the only person I ever tell my shit genuinely. He is the first person I ever told odd things about me, dark things, without ever thinking twice. I open to him like you would extend your arm to a girl for a dance, without caring if you’ll trip on the floor during …

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Is love really that complicated?

Post Views = 3878 Have you ever wondered why love has to be so full of conflict and strife? Love has always been described as a headache and a heart-breaking adventure. Most of the people involved will come from it with deep scars that they can never completely make disappear. And yet, we are always eager to go back and …

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The burden of love

Post Views = 3336 A year ago, I went to town to meet this girl I had admired for years. In my profession, I happen to meet a number of people, mostly women. I don’t exactly recall how I met her (not physically though) but it was way back in 2012 or 2013. Immediately I saw her photos, I knew …

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Wailing Soul

Post Views = 6364 Before that new year post last week, I had been away for quite a while. It will suffice to say that I was battling with demons. November turned out to be quite a rough month for me. A month in which I cursed and lamented and cried on the floor of my bedsit wondering why on …

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