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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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Who Are You?

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5 Challenges I Have Faced As A Writer.

This list includes Impostor Syndrome and poor internet connectivity. Continue reading

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Love Like Jollof Rice.Β 

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#ClassyWriting No. 2: Writing For Myself.

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How Can I Move?

How can I move How can I breathe When he takes my heart with him Every time he leaves?   I feel it in my lungs, My mind turns to mush, The feeling of dejection comes at me, In a … Continue reading

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Mediocrity.

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Nail Polish.

Do you paint her nails, Like you used to paint mine? Tell me, I want to know. Are you straightforward with her, As clear as a top coat? Or are you vague and opaque Like a deep hue from Sally … Continue reading

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It Was Just A Crush.

  In retrospect, The jokes weren’t even that funny, In fact, now that I think about them, They were really just so corny.   Every utterance, Every word that was spoken, Seemed filled with light, Able to heal what had … Continue reading

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Pouring Like A Fountain.

I feel like I am bursting with creativity; it pours out of me like a fountain, I feel like I can achieve anything, and climb any mountain, I feel like I am full of so much joy, much more than … Continue reading

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