I couldn’t hide the excitement on my face as I walked into the hall
Chimamanda has been on the news. She has come to stay people! And every feature of her; from Vogue to the Dutch magazine has been a hit – “Back to Back”
Written by Otosirieze Obi-Young and first published on http://www.brittlepaper.com.
This post is everything I discussed with my friends but couldn’t bring myself to write it down. I’m glad someone else did. Why I couldn’t wrap my head around those who attacked Adichie for her comments in the Dutch Magazine, I remember asking ; “If I write a novel about a ground-breaking discovery in physics, physiology or chemistry, does that make me eligible for the Nobel Win in same field?”
Poetry does it for me. I spend half of my internet subscription downloading spoken word poetry. They are investments of some sort. For the future. A minute later. A day later. A year later. A safe house for when I’m depressed. Poetry for me is the way one word, sentence jumps out and crawls into my soul. It is the way I open my heart and entire being to that word/sentence and never let go.
Continue reading “Comfort the Disturbed. Disturb the Comfortable”
There are things you read and get sad. There are things you read and get ANGRY. MAD. There are things you read that get you ANGRY and make you SAD at the same time and that is Disaster. It saddens me to see people open their mouth and spit out venom. Bile. Trash. Dirt.
Mrs. Folanke Solanke remains a great influence in my life. She is part of the Nigerian story and a woman of many firsts. A dear friend tagged me to this post on Facebook. And once again I was reminded of the reason I hold the first female SAN in high esteem. She cleared the path for women like me. Women like you. This may be the best thing you’ll read today. After all, there’s really nothing to celebrate about Nigeria. Read and Enjoy. Continue reading “THE LEGAL DRAMA : FOLANKE SOLANKE”
Hey beautiful people! This is me taking a break from the poetry series to post this.
Quick question, have you ever been so broke that you start looking for ways to make money ASAP?!?
Continue reading “WHAT DOES CHARACTER HAVE TO DO WITH LEADERSHIP?”