Tag "Unrequited Love"

Our Stories 25 Comments

GOOD ENOUGH. JUST NOT FOR ME

He has told me to stop communicating with him, especially via text messages and phone calls. This I respect and have kept to, without any grudge. I met Nonso on

Poetry 3 Comments

BOY MEETS BOY

When you warmed up to the spotlighted attention, I paid your way welcomed in my gestures for friendship. To my chagrin You stayed longer than expected For many took a

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HE LOVES ME. HE LOVES ME NOT

I call him Papi because he is super light-skinned, and he has a birthmark on the side of his face that looks like a collection of teardrop tattoos. In addition

Fiction 17 Comments

When the Spirit Leads You

1. The first time I saw her, I had to bite my upper lip to keep myself from staring. She was singing in a church that I only decided to

Poetry 2 Comments

Sleeping Next To Beauty

Beauty is beautiful Blessed with the true richness of an African Glistening melanin Thick, curly, woolly hair in a fashionable haircut Features carved in smallness; small eyes, lips and ears

Our Stories 17 Comments

Beautifully Unfinished

… I go shoot my shot ti o, Joro / So Joro baby take my number (take my number) / Baby you can call me later (call me later) /

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IN THE ZONE

To be on Grindr means to get acquainted with all sorts of douchebags, weirdoes, sex maniacs, criminals and then a few guys with any semblance of propriety. It is usually

Dear KD 23 Comments

Dear KD: How Do I Get My Crush To Notice Me?

Back in secondary school eight years ago, there was this guy who shamelessly crushed on me. He was this cute little boy who I didn’t bother getting into anything with,

Series (Non-Fiction) 14 Comments

UP AND DOWN MEMORY LANE (Episode 12)

Have I ever been heartbroken? I use to think that I’m way too emotionally stable to get heartbroken. But after two events that left me in a total mess emotionally,

Our Stories 25 Comments

FOR MY FIRST

Where do I start from? How do I explain that I want you daily? That I crave your presence? Yes yes, I’m over you. That has been established. This is