Even Angels Want Revenge

Gasoline Plastic bags Starter fluid Acetone hydrogen Gunpowder and guncotton   *                    *                      * This place is dry and dusty; and I don’t like it one bit. It’s six pm in the evening but the temperatures are getting out of hand. 30 degrees, is what. Do you know how crazy that is? A…

When Tomorrow Comes

  September 4th, 2011   “His examination revealed that he had no fever, no pain anywhere, and that his only concrete feeling was an urgent desire to die. All that was needed was shrewd questioning…to conclude once again that the symptoms of love were the same as those of cholera.” —Gabriel García Márquez, Love in…

Torn and Frayed

The tension between them was palpable. So much so that in fact, you could feel it through your fingers. Chris uncrossed his legs and crossed them again almost immediately. He watched the woman he loved, the woman he could easily exchange his own life for working furiously. He had never seen her this angry before.…

The Rejected Woman…

The truth hit her so hard it felt like a physical blow. She tried to steady herself, tried to stay focused and not let the pain show on her face. It was an attempt in futility. Her breathing came in short labored gasps and her head felt dizzy. She was sure she would faint in…

The Late Bloomer

She was a late bloomer. The sudden revelation was the only thing going through his mind as he sat there in the kitchen counter and watched her chop vegetables. He was fighting with a number of emotions he couldn’t exactly place. In the midst of all the confusion that reigned supreme in his head right…

Why Cecil’s Death Is A complex African Issue

“Now that you’ve calmed down about the dead lion in Africa…. ‪#‎realissues ‪#‎starvingchildren ‪#‎realtalk ‪#‎africa It’s funny how the masses will FREAK OUT over an animal but when you have real babies dying daily people be like “meh…whatever”… ‪#‎priorities Thanks Garrett Robins for the image.”   Said one Rachel Jackson on facebook I am tired and completely repulsed…

Someone Tell #KOT

#someonetellsouthafrica #someonetellnigeria #someonetelluganda #someonetelltanzania #someonetellCNN #someonetell…. Well, someone tell anyone who cares to listen. Because it seems that’s all we are doing of late; telling someone something. Looking at all those hash tags leaves you shaking your head in amusement. Could this be a pointer to bigger underlying issues that we know nothing about or…

If Tomorrow Never Comes

You know how when a good person passes on and almost everyone has got something to say about an experience or two they had together? A few days ago, that person happened to be Pascal Kilei; a young, bubbly, ever happy, sunshine inducer and promising actor. Actually, using the term promising would mean he hadn’t…

Let’s Swap Wives..

He found her lying on her back, legs parted and bent on the knees. Her mouth was slightly ajar, her eyes half closed and her hands rested on her belly. She was a ravishing beauty this woman. She wasn’t slender – far from it. She leaned more on the plump side, with full lips, rising…

7 Great Workouts for your Butt

The first thing that comes to people’s minds when they think about butt shaping is squats. Still, most people find squats tedious and boring after a while. Squats are highly rated – rightly so – when it comes to butt exercises over other workouts because they have a lot of not-butt-related benefits to the body.…

Why Prostitution is Here To Stay

Estimates place the annual revenue generated by prostitution worldwide to be over $100 billion. Did you know that calling it prostitution is downright outrageous, disrespectful and unacceptable? I’m a little confused here. Why would using a term that has been there since time immemorial be disrespectful? Did you also know that the term prostitute comes…