fire.

i made a vow when i turned thirteen that i’d die when i choked on gasoline i would burn all the ashes of this nightmare and pretend that nobody would care maybe that last bit still rings true when matches strike and light up the issue showing the truth of life’s true fixture everyone loves […]

What We’ve Lost (Part 1)

It was barely 8 o’clock in the morning and there I was on the streets of Lagos, stuck in traffic at the wheel of my black Toyota Corolla. The car was a gift from my late Aunt and I called it the black wolf, it had been through a lot, almost as much as me. […]

The Worst Person I’ll Never Forget

I was fifteen, almost sixteen, and I was lost. I was under the influence of a vulnerability I think most women experience at that age. It was just a few years after my parents had lost their relationship with each other, and eventually me. I didn’t have much of a relationship with anyone to be […]