Diary of a Crazy Edo Girl. Episode Six; Saggy Social Strata

Social Strata in Saggy was a big deal. In between our own four walls we had different classes of people and our own weird social tags. Spiree’s; like the name suggests were the spirituals, the ones whose conversations always revolved around God and were never found wanting at the prayer band or any religious gatherings…

Diary of a crazy Edo Girl. Episode Five; Saggy Series

So I haven’t posted in a while, and this is because I couldn’t come up with content dimmed worthy by me to put out here. So I’ve decided to rebrand, skip a few years and talk about exciting things, which are more recent of course. Federal Government Girls’ College, Sagamu. My Alma Mater, or as…

CHRONICLES OF A BROKEN HEART ♥

Hey lover; I know I shouldn’t be doing this, I know I’m the last person you want to hear from at the moment, But I just had to know. Trust me when I say I fight as hard as my strength wills every morning when I wake Not come knocking on your door, Begging at…

How I slayed My Demon

It was certain; I expected him to come in that night like he had the night before And then the night before and the nights before, For as long as I could remember. It was going to be like every other night; I would lay awake curled into a ball Pretending to be asleep, And…

DIARY OF A CRAZY EDO GIRL. EPISODE FOUR ; MY ADDICTION

So it just hit me that all I’ve talked about in the past episodes is my family. Let’s talk about me! Who am I, what goes on inside my head and what makes my life worth writing about? here I am with a plate of party jollof from my mum’s 54th birthday party and I…

DIARY OF A CRAZY EDO GIRL EPISODE TWO. FEMINISM; MY FIRST LOVE.

After reading Episode One, you understand that the ways of Edo people are peculiar to this world. A typical Edo family experiences more drama than you can ever imagine in a day (just look at TYWSE and MARAJI), each in their own different ways. But one thing that cuts across them all is the unspoken…

DIARY OF A CRAZY EDO GIRL. EPISODE ONE: GROWING UP-

Growing up, a typical Edo child is exposed to one thing. Family, family and more family. You never truly understand why but your family just seems like one really big tree that makes up tons of forests. Goes against the general belief that a single tree can’t make up a forest right, well mine does….

Good; Goodbye.

Goodbye, good riddance We take a sigh of relief; Our hearts don’t feel so heavy anymore Someone finally lifted the burden, or not. So we say goodbye to our Demons Goodbye to everything that haunted us. Just yesterday it didn’t feel like it was ever going to end And now it’s all gone, or not…

WINTER DARKNESS

“Are you Suicidal?” I’ve been asked this question a couple of times I shrug it off most times I never really stopped to ask myself they misunderstood my poems I concluded. But then on this windy evening with my emotions dancing to the rhythm of the weather, I do ask myself. Are you suicidal? Well…

THE TRIBUNAL

They placed my hand on a bible and made me swear Judge, jury, and court they were The clerk read out the rules to which I was to adhere “Court in session” I heard the judge declare. Ten thousand eyeballs fixated on me Five thousand whisperers and screamers to convince Court in session, a session…

LET ME TELL YOU 

Let me tell you something about love It is the overrated word in the ENGLISH vocabulary A word so emphasized that it lives Breathes, deceives, encourages and defeat. We all, through our actions and inactions are victims of love Like a zombie, our hearts as brains. What is it they say? Feelings are bitches, Fly…