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Life…and our reasons

Life…and our reasons

So I am musing about the reason for existence….and why we go all out to do the things we do. Is it for fame, fortune, friends, family? So, after you’ve accomplished all your goals and scaled all your mountains, what was the meaning of it all? I look at the little girls laughing, squealing as they chase each other around the compound. I follow the steps of a loving couple hand in hand, going for a stroll…I look into the sky, and let the wind fan my face, as I hear a swallow tweet swiftly… Continue reading →

Rest in peace

Rest in peace

As a freelance writer and editor, I mostly work from home. However, one of my clients requires me to be in their offices for a few hours every day. Their office is situated near a funeral home, which makes it really hard to work on Thursdays. Some time last week, I was walking by the funeral home when I saw this guy. He was cuddling a little girl who looked 4 or 5 years old. I noticed her because she wore a bright orange jacket and had beads in her hair. I had my earpones… Continue reading →

Call me Lisa

Call me Lisa

Lisa wasn’t the kind of girl that you would call approachable not by any means. She frowned a lot at nothing actually that was her relaxed facial expression she just didn’t know how to smile or maintain a cheerful expression. She hadn’t always been like this she was once a gay young woman with an amazing zest for life, a desire to live her life to the fullest with no regrets. Until the accident. On that ill fated day, Lisa woke up early and happy with her usual bounce. After grabbing a quick breakfast she… Continue reading →

Death

Death

Death is quite funny. Funny weird not hilarious! It can creep up on you when you least expect it to, or make it so it’s obvious that it’s coming soon when someone has been sick for a while. But the funniest thing about it I have found is how we live after someone close to you has moved on to their next life. It’s perplexing how life just goes on despite your pain. You can’t leave the house without making sure you’re dressed to the tee as always. People you walk past in the street… Continue reading →

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