Tagged "Society"

Finding Beauty

Finding Beauty
"Eis fine girl, how now?" or its more bourgeois cousin "Excuse me. You're a very pretty girl, can we be friends?" are two phrases most Nigerian females have heard by the time they're 16. And not necessarily from teenagers or people around their age grade. It's something we're expected to…

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My labor, my parts, hands off.

" How is a woman expected to lead a man?" Jauntily snickering between each word. An existential question sprung on me, first thing in the morning, by a friend whom it would be impossible to escape due to our assignment. We stood at a water pump, on a dirt road pressed…

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We can be heroes

We can be heroes
From watching the blockbusters that Marvel  churns out it is nigh orgasmic seeing all these overpowered heroes and villains take to the streets or the skies or beyond the plane of our existence to battle it out for order or chaos, power or control. Some of us wish we…

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Young Black Boy

Young Black Boy
Young black boy, I heard they were talking about you again.I know you know they were talking about you again. It was the same way you had heard them talk about your father.Absent, drunk, good-for-nothing. Trash.Young black boy, I hear you struggling to whisper "not all". I…

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