Monday , December 18 2017

STANDING AGAINST STEREOTYPES, LOVING WEIRDNESS.

As human beings, there are certain things that influence the way we talk, the way we dress, the way we walk, even the way we live our lives, but most especially, the way we view the world around us, and by the world I mean the people. Amongst such things we have the family upbringing, i.e. the background, we have peer pressure, just to mention a few. Now to me, the biggest influence of all is the society, the stereotypes that are passed down from …

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Table for JUST one;10 tips to be single and happy

Are you feeling like you cannot do it? Like you cannot be single and happy? Like you need a relationship to confirm your happiness? WELL YOU CAN DO IT! You can be Single ND Happy. I know we all want to always be on the phone with that special someone. We want hear that person say ‘I Love you all the time. There is always a high probability that most of us, especially those who have just ended an important relationship, would start feeling like …

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Life Gives You Back What You Give!

A father and his son were walking on the mountains. Suddenly, the son falls, hurts himself and screams, ‘Uuuuuuuuuuh!!!” To his surprise, he hears the voice repeating, somewhere in the mountain: “Uuuuuuuuuuuh!!!” Curious, he yells, “Who are you?” He receives the answer back, “Who are you?” Angered and confused at the response, he screams, “Idiot!” He receives back the answer, “Idiot!” He then looks to his father and asks, ” father,What’s going on?” The father smiles and says, “My son, keep quiet and listen.” And …

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What Women Want In A Relationship.

Some men are frustrated when dating, courting or  even in a marriage. They believe that some women are very insatiable and keeping nagging in any relationship. Men keep asking, What do women really want? Here are some of the ways to hook her for life and silence most of her complaints…. … AFFECTION: She wants your 100% love. She wants you to always tell her how you love her, even three times a day will not be an overdose to her. ATTENTION: She wants you …

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Why you should never give up…

The queue to the ATM machine was something else because we all wanted to withdraw money. Although there was another machine beside it, nobody moved towards the second machine. We had about 25 people on one single queue. When my sister and I got there, I also went to queue but she asked one of the customers what was wrong with the other machine. ‘I don’t know’, he said, ‘… but somebody said there is no money in it’. After listening to that ‘somebody’ tale, …

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Discover And Value Your Potential!

  There was once a seed and because it was only a seed, nobody cared to notice it. Thus, gripped by a sense of inferiority, the seed gave no importance to his existence.  One day, a wind picked him up – randomly, he didn’t know – and threw him mercilessly on an open field under the sweltering sun. He was confused.  But  , he was provided with rain in addition to sunlight; sometimes in drizzles and sometimes in torrents. Meanwhile time flew and after many …

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The Importance Of Teamwork.

    A tortoise and a hare once had an argument about who was faster. They decided to settle the argument with a race. They agreed on a route and started off the race. The hare shot ahead and ran briskly for some time. Then seeing that he was far ahead of the tortoise, he thought he’d sit under a tree for some time and relax before continuing the race. He sat under the tree and soon fell asleep. The tortoise, plodding on, overtook him …

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If You Must Succeed, Get A Blacklist!

What helps someone to succeed and what causes another to fail? Obviously there are many reasons that create success. And in the process of working really hard , you may have forgotten about your environment…that’s…the company you keep. What’s the company you keep got to do with your success? Everything! A black list consists of all those negative people that you’d rather not meet. people who bring you down and  sap your energy. These people need to be quickly put on a black list and …

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A dying man in Somalia (A poem)

A Dying Man In Somalia The stick-like drying bones of my little children Haunt the tom-tom pulse of my heart. Their electric bulb-like eyes drawn out by starvation’s brethren Mock our nation badly torn apartBy hunger endorsed by pitiless drought As hope melts in lightning speed, death record boards increase. Why are we let to perish in this hell sprout As rain’s fury accelerate in degrees? These silently emitting screams of my dying kids Slowly kill me before my awaiting death. Can I hold on …

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…But it was Just a dream (Flash fiction)

I was angry, very angry because Paschal was daring me.  Wasn’t he scared of me anymore? . Perhaps he has forgotten how I threw my water bottle on him and he cried the whole day in school. ‘Paschal give me my pencil right now’ I shrilled. I had nt wanted the teacher to hear us but my anger got the best of me ‘No, its mine’ He said. I was angry because this Paschal was trying to take my position.  Just last week, I had …

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