Author Archives: Gold jade

Pillow Talk

It was a sleepover, it started like any other normal one we’d had in the past. I was the only single person there so when they started loving up, I had to turn my music up.  Music goes everywhere with … Continue reading

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There Is Beautiful Then There Is You

He played with my shiny black hair and then moved down to my earlobe and my rhinestone studded ear cuff, stroked my plum cheeks and held my chin pulling me close to his face, I could see myself in his … Continue reading

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The Earth Is Sick And It’s Your Fault!

The HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) attacks your immune cells. Hepatitis invades your liver. Helicobacter pylori disrupt the epithelial lining of your gastric mucosa (stomach) causing ulcer. All these infectious agents somehow change or disrupt the balance within your body. Ideally … Continue reading

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Birthdays Are For Mourning (A Widow’s Lament)

Have you ever had a day that means two things to you? Like the day you finally got a bicycle is the day you broke your leg or the day you were born is the day your dad died. Or the day … Continue reading

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The Proposal

1st of August 1993,  Dear Busolami,  Fiyin came over today. We went out on a date at this fancy restaurant on the island. Of course you know it’s not the first time, oh and I forgot to add he made … Continue reading

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Letter Of A Depressed Man To Life

Dear life, You’re a bitch and I’m sick and tired of you, and at this point I’ll like you to know that I give up. I ain’t struggling with your bitch ass self anymore cos you always win. Just when … Continue reading

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Life As A Medical Student in Idi-Araba: Prosy Days

Yeah the days are prosy. 24 days to my first professional examination in this school, one of the most important life defining exams I’ll ever write. Funny enough I think I’m not really feeling it or should I say my … Continue reading

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Much Ado About Valentine

It’s February 14th again and love is in the air. I should be expecting gifts, a long phone call or at least a text; I’m getting none of that. I have no VAL. Last year’s Val’s day was quite different for me. … Continue reading

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February 8th

It was just a regular Sunday in February, this was in the year 1998. The young beautiful woman had just come back from church and she was trying to get a nap. Her baby bump was feeling really uncomfortable today … Continue reading

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Life As A Medical Student In Idi Araba – FISOLA FAROUN

At a certain age, we’re all bound to have pimples growing on our faces. One of the signs of puberty. The tiny little inflammations on our skin plead with us to pop them especially when they’re yellow at the top and … Continue reading

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