Love, Tales

The other woman (1)

The other woman finds time to manicure her nails,
The other woman is perfect where her rival fails,
And she’s never seen with pin curls in her hair anywhere.

The other woman will always cry herself to sleep,
The other woman will never have his love to keep,
And, as years go by…
The other woman will spend her real life alone.

– Nina Simone

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Tales by the moonlight with E & S

A new segment about real people using real stories. 


With the end of secondary school in sight, it was easy to see why many of us were so eager to leave. People were getting expelled,  lives were becoming victims of naked gist and rebels were on the verge of sending the vice principal to a psychiatric ward . Life was getting chaotic and for a moment, I had almost forgotten that we had WAEC to write.

It was a Thursday morning and we had just finished another biology revision class when I decided to join Moyo for a quick dose of shisha. This was life everyday for us. Prep for exams, followed by chill time and a quick smoke. The boys took the raw stuff but we stuck to shisha. I remember the first taste on my lips – strawberries, my favorite flavor.

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