Tag: Hope

The Hairy Truth

  Like everything else about her, Kiitan’s hair was difficult. All her life, only one hair dresser had not complained. Aunty Toyin, from Jakande Beach Estate. Only that sweet rotund woman [ … ]

Maybe Tomorrow

  Simileoluwa couldn’t place exactly when she knew it wasn’t forever. The more she thought about it the more it eluded her. The one thing she was however sure of [ … ]


  I have been away too long. Blame my ‘Ajala’ ways. I am in love with Asia and can’t wait to go back. It was a trip that exceeded my [ … ]


  Holla! April was a such a good month. I went to a new country and made so many friends. It was all so exciting. So much to talk about [ … ]


Happy New Year! Day 5 already and it is looking so good. So many good changes and I can’t help but be excited. This is life; change. We hope for [ … ]

Perfect Days

                Happy New Year!!! Oh my gosh! You guys! If I wasn’t semi-anonymous, I would tell you of all the amazing things God [ … ]


I wrote this one for this girl I used to know. We weren’t close but when I think of her, I miss what we didn’t have. It was also one [ … ]

Laugh Lines

200 and counting girls are missing in Northern Nigeria. They miss home. They miss school. They miss their families.  Our people say ‘better a child dead than a child missing.’ [ … ]