I am a serial book reader. I find it hard to finish a novel before picking up another. I read one book in the morning or afternoon and then another before going to sleep. I recently discovered that there are several serial book readers just like me, so I have explained the main reasons IContinue reading “Why I am a serial book reader”
Ayo, is always daring me to do things. I like seeing the proud look on his face when I successfully complete a daring task. Last week, he dared me to jump from the first floor of our estate. I had a mattress to land on and everything. It did not end well. I thought IContinue reading “He made me do it”
There isn’t much to like about Seun. He has a face that only a mother could love and a wily character to match. Yet, he successfully breaks many hearts: luring one young girl after another into his old car. Right now, he is leaning over the said battered box car, chatting up the doe-eyed girlContinue reading “Judgemental Much?”
I stopped eating the day Dele rejected me. After months of making eyes at him, he had announced in front of all his friends that I was not his type and should leave him alone. I could still hear their resounding laughs as I fled from their presence, running all the way home. In theContinue reading “Dele”
Oluwabunmi is the name my parents gave me. It’s a Yoruba name that means, God’s gift. At school, my teachers shortened my name to Bunmi even though I preferred the name Olu. That is when the teasing started. The kids called me bum licker. They taunted me as I sat at the lunch table, allContinue reading “Why I Changed My name”
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