The Yawa of Leonidas

Featured Image: Leonidas from Meet the Spartans, 2008 Image courtesy Google Images   “Leonidas” I froze. “Leonidas” the voice spoke again. I gulped. I swiveled away from my friends in the direction of the voice. I looked up into her eyes. For a moment, she looked into mine and then she blinked and looked away. […]

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Kelewele By The Ocean & Love Distins

What if we cooked in the kitchen today and I made a mess of the recipe Or mess up the fufu because I can’t pound for shit Or palm-nut soup isn’t really your forte because you spent your time roaming the pages of a book Instead of staying with mom and learning to cook So […]

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Twenty-Five to Life

I He woke up to the rumbling of his phone. He pinched it out from under the covers. It was jammed from the flurry of missed calls and generic well-wishes. Oh yeah, He remembered. It was his birthday. II He dressed up and hurried for work. It always took him 30 minutes to get to […]

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The Day The World Stood Still

This is a fictious story inspired by true events. Ladies and gentlemen, I present THE DAY THE WORLD STOOD STILL ‘’ Dear Diary, Today has to be possibly the worst day of my life.’’ I shook my head once more. The day’s events had thrown me into utter disbelief. As I sat in the massive […]

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  Last night was topsy-turvy. I spoke to the love of my life. Beneath all the excitement I sensed the fear. The uncertainty. It was not helped in any way by the distance between us physically. On the surface not much had changed since we discovered we were romantically inclined towards each other (I did […]



 Image courtesy Google Images  Charle, as I dey this trosky inside ebe ma last 2 Ghana dey ma pocket inside o. So-so thinking dey ma mind top. The way I no chop too eh. But Fofo too she mess up o. I de take car from Odorkor all the way to East Legon sake of […]