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An Invitation

There’s a gate around my patio; it has a door. Made of wooden slats. When you think about it, you could argue that a door defeats the purpose, or at the very least complicates the concept of a gate. 267 more words

Poetic Prose

Connecting Lines...Connecting Minds

This past Thursday evening, I attended a social gathering at the Malden Access Television Studio. The purpose of this gathering was to bring into the light, the exhibit that is currently there until Tuesday of next week: Lines Connecting Lines. 1,300 more words

All I really want is some chocolate cake

When I was still living in Los Angeles and going through my freshman year of high school my dad took advantage of the bussing options that Magnet school allowed parents, enrolling me in a school that was far away from my neighborhood because he didn’t want me hanging out with the same bad crowd I was running with. 1,517 more words


Believing in myself

Once upon a time I was a shy girl who felt discouraged when anyone told me I wasn’t capable of achieving my goals. I was scared of failure. 231 more words


It has been many years since food was all that important to me. I used to eat more than I do. I can’t eat so much — of anything — these days. 338 more words

Daily Prompt

Musing from a Lonely Friday

Okay, so the Nigerian elections was coming up and for some reason unknown to me, a lot of people decided to convince themselves that the school premises was unsafe for the period. 777 more words


500 words/day for 500 days

This is the commitment I made ten days ago. It is working. It is making me write. Not everything is coherent but it is there, passages and anecdotes that can be transformed into stories or a novella. 100 more words