“Nneoma!” Bad sign. That’s the name I get when I have disappointed you. People would usually choose this time to call one’s full name but not you. I get pet names especially ‘Nneoma’. ‘What have I done baby?” I ask quietly. “You know you have done something?” ‘Pet names baby,” It is simply that easy. […]
Dust settles. I don’t.
A letter to all the boys in the past, hoping they got exactly the things they left me for.
I like Nnamdi but he doesn’t see me. Nnamdi, dearest Nnamdi, won’t you like me too?
Discuss your current relationship; if single, discuss being single. I am single to stupor and I am in a love-hate relationship with it right now. Being single for the major part is fun. I know, so is being in love. But I am enjoying my single hood. It’s the time I have to mould a […]
I am usually your typical fraidy cat. I am spooked easily and I am scared of so many things. It’s all very strange because I was one of the boldest and most outspoken children ever. Like, UNAFRAID! I would say and do whatever without fear but I entered adulthood without that boldness. I was never […]
I’m so sorry I didn’t start by introducing myself last time. My name is Eniola, Kachiside Jegede. No, I’m not Igbo, both of my parents are Yorubas from Oyo and Osun state. I am from Osun state. However, I was born in Enugu state. My parents lived there at the time and I was supposed […]
I remember the first time I saw Dauda. It was at a friend’s traditional wedding. I was a bridesmaid and he was a groomsman. We didn’t know each other but at some point when we were all out dancing with the couple, our eyes met. I was not there to look for boyfriend. Let’s forget […]
I remember my first heart break. It was not as devastating as some others that I have witnessed but it was a heart breaking situation all the same. I didn’t go around telling his friends to help me beg and I didn’t call his phone a million times to inquire where I had gone wrong […]
I’m in a room filled with people. Everyone sees me and says hi. I reply sweetly with endearments. Gosh! There are so many people here! Some shake me, some hug me. Others playfully pull my hair. I look pretty with my smile. My make-up and clothes are perfect. I am confident, that’s what they see. […]