Category Archives: Relationships

Words.

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Free.

I have dreamt of you: That I clawed at your face, Whilst you begged for mercy. I delighted in it, The thought that I could hurt you, Just as you hurt me. I licked my lips, The vengeance I would … Continue reading

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Puppy Love.

    We used to talk on the phone for hours.   About every random dream of ours.   He knew the depths of my ambitions.   I knew the heights of his passions.   I used to dream of … Continue reading

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What Love Did To Me.Β 

I melted. I giggled. I floated. I gave thanks. Look at what love did to me. I cowered. I cringed. I folded. I crumpled. Look at what love did to me. I stretched myself.  I contorted myself. I flattened myself. … Continue reading

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Let’s Not Do This Anymore.Β 

I can’t see it: The light in your eyes when you look at me. I can’t smell it: The scent of your perfume and your desire for me. I can’t taste it: The taste of longing after being away from … Continue reading

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Love Like Jollof Rice.Β 

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You Are My Dream.

  You are a dream, Loitering in my subconscious, Floating, Waiting, For me to awaken, When I would be filled with fleeting contentment.   I want to admire you from afar, To dwell in your mystery, To ponder on the … Continue reading

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A Field of Flowers.

    I am in a big field of flowers, Illuminated brightly by the sunshine, I walk through it, barefoot, As I am joyful that he is now mine.   The stones on the ground pinch my feet, But I … Continue reading

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Truth? What Truth?

  His words were intended to cut her down, To make her miserable, and to make her frown.   His words were intended to kill her soul, To make her shrivel, and be far from whole.   His words were … Continue reading

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The first date (part 4): Finally.

It was Saturday morning, the day of the date, or ‘D-Day’ as Ade called it in his head. With the focus and determination of a Military General, Ade was up early that morning. He did his weekend routine of exercise, … Continue reading

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