Religion – Is It A Fallacy?

Earlier this week someone asked me what my take was on religion. I told him that I’d get back to him. I posed this query to some few people and got interesting answers. Before we answer the question, “What is your take on religion?” We need to know the definition of religion or rather what…

When His Father Went Away For Cigarettes.

The hour hand of the clock had struck nine, giving the impression of a perfect right angle. It is in mind the sports bar we are in, is packed full to the brim. One would be scared to think that its contents might spill out like an overflowing mug full of beer. It is a…

Gee

This is a true story. The person wished to remain anonymous. As she narrated various emotions surged through. Hope she finds the peace she truly seeks. “If you knew the story of my son, his dad, and I, perhaps you would judge me. Maybe you would view me differently.” She says.  She removes a handkerchief…

Uprising

Long time ago, I was born in a country. A country which was full of scandals since its independent days. Our fore fathers thought that all their hard work and effort would finally bare fruits once they were free from bondage and the heavy yoke of colonialism. Our first chosen leader, fed them with promises….

Hope, Skip, Step and Jump.

To the unknown, One day when you are twenty three, it will get hot during summer nights. It will be humid in nature and the air would have a saline tinge in it. There would be no breeze blowing across. The overhead bankers would be useless as they would try to cool the simmering heat….

Earth Weeps At Her State.

Some nights I sleep soundly, other nights it’s usually a struggle. I have to make 700 turns, chant incantations, make sacrifices to the old gods before sleep finally comes. Waking up early has never been an issue despite me having weird sleeping patterns. The heat in this wretched city is unbearable. It is close to…

Just For A Moment

Previously On 88,000 Acres Of Bad Shit,……Ifuen-The-Fugitive The sky had reduced to a dark grey color and clouds had enveloped the entire sky from horizon to horizon. The so called soft wind had turned into something more strong and agile. Yet here was Akala, so peaceful and calm as his face rested on the warm,…

Ghosts

Often I get lost in my mind. I’m always lost in my mind. I always go back to the time when I was quite naive. Where I would sit by the beach, sea shore, or whichever name one would want to call it. Thing is, class had never been my thing. I always felt that…