Another Statistic

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“Take it out, it hurts too much!”, she exclaimed before getting halfway into the torture footage of her husband shortly before he died. Theresa was a young mother of two who had a bright future ahead of her. She and Matthew had been married for three years and had a happy home. They both enjoyed their ...

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Frog-Like Face

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"Take it out, it hurts too much!" I said to my roommate as she held a Tiger's Razor to my head. "God, this thing has been on my head for a month and 2 weeks, yes I have been counting" God, weaves are awful, I hate them so much, like how dare it, after I took ...

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THE ART OF FLIGHT by TAMILORE ADESHIYAN

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THE ART OF FLIGHT “Look! Up in the sky!” “It’s a bird!" “It’s a plane!” “It’s... ”     Ever wonder quietly to yourself, “What does it really mean to fly?” The English dictionary has defined it as being able to move through the air while being in control. The concept of being in control of a natural element such as air that ...

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WHAT YOU SEE IS NOT WHAT YOU ALWAYS GET

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This article is strictly an antonym to the famous saying " What You See Is What You Get". There has often been stories about a countless number of individuals who have missed out on tremendous opportunities that would have otherwise been worth greater yieldings. This may have been as a result of the wrong preconceptions formed about ...

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I THINK THE OLD FOLKS’ GOVERNMENT IS GETTING OLD

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An average young Nigerian visionary that is concerned about his nation will be passionate about the well-being of his nation. This average (but impressive) visionary is me, Fortune Ohuizu. I have been a Nigerian for 18 years now and I have seen my country go through many tribulations and errors that could have been avoided. ...

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What are you doing now?

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‘Take it! out it hurts!’ ‘Why the hell would you put the music up that loud and not tell me!’ She only smiles and runs away before I can say anymore. I murmur some unsavoury words under my breath that I know I’m not allowed to use around the house, pulling the earbuds out of my ears. ...

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MY PHOBIA CAUSED MY PAIN

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"Take it out it hurts too much", I shouted. I have had a phobia of the dentist for as long as I can remember. 6 years ago one of my tooth started to decay, and because I did not want to go to the dentist all because I was too scared, I did not tell ...

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BEAUTIFUL LIE

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“Take it out! It hurts too much.” She cried out, tears running down her cheeks. “I can’t take it anymore.” Daliah sat at the edge of her bed as her best friend tried to comfort her. “Can my heart just be taken out already? I hate this feeling so much. I wish I had never met ...

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UNDERSTAND ME

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Isabelle: Take it out. It hurts too much. Ah! Emeka: Just a little more (he whispers) Isabelle: I can’t take it anymore. Please! (She burst into tears as she continues to beg) Emeka: How long will this last? Doctor: We cannot say. I told you that it won’t be easy for her. Emeka: But is it sure to heal her? Doctor: ...

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TEA IN ISTANBUL

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I see pretty headers and I write about them. Today, I decided to scroll through the latest edition of Vouge – Italia. The cover model was exquisite. Isabelle Fing, I believe. Round puffy sleeves, so huge, they could pass for Kurt Angle’s bounce house. The dress reminds me of the highlighter, Black Onyx by JS. On ...

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I GIVE UP

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Take it out, take it out, it hurts too much. These words escaped from my mouth as the nurse put in another needle in my body for the umpteenth time. My mum pacified and begged me to take it easy. I was tired of wearing hospital gowns, eating the hospital food; I did not want ...

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Are you lost in the world like me

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Today in class, while my lecturer was teaching us Media convergence, he played a video for us that really held us in a state of shock. I, in particular, had to process the video and to be honest, it really made me realize what this world is turning into. Not to go into long grammar, ...

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