So you know you have a Valentine!

Tips for actual couples. It’s really soothing when you know where you stand in a relationship. It’s safe, comforting, and one less emotional hassle to worry about, until, of course, valentine day comes knocking around the corner and you have to spend your time conceiving unique ways to make you significant other happy; especially if…

So you think you have a Valentine?

Tips for casual couples

Confessions of a Deranged Romantic

Dear Jamjam, Did you read the weather report? They say there’s an 80 percent chance it will snow today. This is awesome news; it never snows in Houston so you know how important this is to me…us. We can finally be together. I couldn’t go to bed last night. I’ve been up since 1am planning,…

Confessions

It’s 5:25am, the morning after Christmas; Fayetteville is still drowned in effortless sleep. There is pitch blackness and utter silence, Even the crickets seem to have gone to rest. My heart is racing, so I toss and turn, partly because my mild asthma, as the doctor called it, doesn’t seem so mild this winter, partly…

Atinuke #1 (Fiction Series)

Atinuke was only sixteen when she first realized she had fallen in love. It was Nnanna, her madam’s nephew that lived right across the street. He had walked into the driveway that sunny afternoon, his cap hanging loosely across his face. Atinuke didn’t notice his presence until he came close enough to give her a…

We’re just friends

She says I should resist the devil and not call him tonight. I look at her misguidedly, like a little child who has been denied an extra ball of akara. I don’t need to hear it from her, I already told myself that I wasn’t going to call him anyways, that it was the smart,…