Through Chimamanda Adichie I saw a side of the rising sun

I shivered, cried, stared into blank space, laughed out loud, closed my eyes in embarrassment, thought hard about life, wrote interesting pieces just because of Chimamanda Adichie’s Half Of A Yellow Sun. I had read another book by her, The Thing Around Your Neck which my lovely sister, Kemi reviewed here but I did not expect what … More Through Chimamanda Adichie I saw a side of the rising sun

SHE WILL PICK MEMORIES

She will pick memories with pluck Like a hand reaches for ripe mangoes From a laden tree   She will pluck memories From the pillows where they Held promises in clasped hands   She will swallow memories whole Sweet ones Memories from borrowed times   She will seek for scented memories Buried in forgotten articles … More SHE WILL PICK MEMORIES