As he turned around the corner of a block he came face to face with his neighbour Ngoya. The shabby clothes, dirty kinky hair, reddened eyes, nearly colourless lips and the unsteady gait portrayed the typical alcoholic. He would wake up very early to get a dose of his ‘medicine’ at his favorite den. He … Continue reading THUG THUG (PART TWO)
Yesterday I decided to visit a popular recreation spot to disrupt the boring daily routine we're all forced to adhere to. You see, nowadays we're like robots. Robots with brains. You're born, get carried around till you're able to crawl and walk then your parents expect you to toe the line. Meet societies expectations; go … Continue reading Our Inability to Appreciate Talent is Sickening
The beauty with history is that you get to compare past generations and future generations. Many of us believe that our generation is better than the previous generation. Their sentiments are acceptable. I mean who would rather have lived in 1916??It’s okay to claim that your generation is way better than the past generation. It … Continue reading KNOWLEDGE-PHOBIA?
The obvious belief has been that no one can achieve perfection. I completely agree with this age old truth. What intrigues me, however, is the tendency of man to endeavor to achieve perfection. Everyone always wants to be perfect. Many people would have succeeded at this quest had there been no flaws in humans. This … Continue reading CHASING PERFECTION
I have always been shocked by how humans tend to be awed by their own reflection. It’s something that’s really unfathomable. Why would you be excited by your own image, your own self-having been so familiar with your-SELF? In the Greek mythology, a story is told of hunter Narcissus, who was known for his beauty. … Continue reading THE REFLECTION AND THE SELFIE
It has taken a while for me to craft this piece of writing. I have genuinely been appalled by some of the acts done by most of our university students. I am talking about undergraduates...leave alone those doing their Masters and don't even think about the one's doing their PhDs. It is perfectly normal for … Continue reading THE ILLUSION OF CROWD MENTALITY
One of the most important things a writer strives to have is the inspiration to write. That mainly goes for creative writers. Being a creative writer is a bit challenging as you have to explain yourself in such a way that the reader will remain captivated till the end. On the other hand,creative writing is … Continue reading INSPIRATION
It is at 10.30pm.Little activity is going on as most of the folks have retired to bed. The monotonous sounds of the crickets can be heard. I can hear the booming of speakers and try to picture people having fun (drinking and dancing).I am in a contemplative mood and and the absence of noise leaves … Continue reading WILD AND FREE??
For some weeks I have been pondering on how to put these thoughts in writing. Today I had to. One day I was just seated in solitude, deeply engrossed in my thoughts then this question popped in my head: Where does art and beauty stem from? The dictionary defines art as: the conscious production or … Continue reading NATURE,THE ROOT OF ART AND BEAUTY
The awkward moment when you and your pals are walking and everyone is deeply engrossed in his/her smartphone.Some are chatting,others viewing funny clips or pics and others googling all sorts of weird stuff.Ironically they'll claim they were 'hanging out'.So many people have been enslaved by these gadgets of the digital era,so much that some say … Continue reading WHY HUMANS ARE BECOMING ANTI-SOCIAL BEINGS