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20 things a 20 year old can do now.

Even when my soul was saturated with circumstances, chaos, love, menace, culture.

My whimsical journal still brought me to its edges. Flipped the pages at my curiosity and made me read my history.

So as I promised myself

I’m listening to what my heart wants me doing as a 20 year old,

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Coffee Stains- Musings of a Writer

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I place my one liter water bottle to my left, Bible to my right, phone to my thigh or table and laptop to my fingers.

Then I think, how do I enter this whirlwind?

The wind might be rusty or calm, but still I’m inside. Almost blinded by the rush of winds…

On winning Poet Laureate Adesola Oladoja

On Winning Poet Laureate – Adesola Oladoja

So, I took a step towards entering the competition. The theme of the competition appeared quite cultural and I was one with a flair for my culture. I love the Yoruba culture. I feel a certain kind of joy to represent with the Yoruba people. Trust me, they amuse you more than they abuse you.

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My Ake Festival experience (1)

Lace dresses are for inaugurations or formal events (says the voice inside my head), but mama’s going to wear it anyway! So, in other to get myself fully prepared for any form of atmosphere, I put on a short sleeve lace dress made by Tash Apparel, simple ballerina flats and a matching headband to vibe with all the positive energy I was already giving off. Nothing prepared me for what was going to come after…

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There’s a difference between correction and criticism

Velvet was given a task 7:45 am in the morning by one of her parents to make pap ( an hot liquid made majorly with grinded maize and warm water), so she waltzed her way to the kitchen, eyes still tired, body very lethargic. she proceeds to make this delightful meal *rolls eyes*,