Welcome to the Being Black Series Season 2! #BYJOLAABBS2020
‘…We had a deal! We had a freaking deal, Adi you dimwit, and you dying on me is not a part of that deal! So, you better wake up before I smack the life out of you…’. Bernice was clearly distraught; this was the love of her life lying in front of her on life … Continue reading ADRIAN’S LANE: The Conclusion
IS our current reality the truth? or our own distorted depiction of it? Anjola paints a picture of a realistic illusion in this short story, 'Mirror Image'.
There is panic and there is panic. January 2020, I was in panic. I had started reading articles about the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China. I live in a flat with a few people and two of them had been to China for Christmas. I didn’t know what part of China they lived or visited. … Continue reading The Thing About… Panic
by Kehinde Babatunde Nothing truly matters, but when did it ever?Every single utter, did it bring change, never?Searching for something that isn’t lost,Looking for someone that isn’t gone,A simple question, you can’t answer Who are you? Your own master?Because if you recall every decision and choiceWill you own up to them with your own voiceOr … Continue reading WHO YOU ARE | GUEST POST
Listen to my silence. It speaks words.
Here’s my top 10 social issues novel (of course with some bits of romance, because this girl is a hopeless romantic). 1. Patch Up & Fix Up- Stephanie Witter - Key Theme: Relationship/Domestic Violence and Abuse; Dealing with Grief; I read both patch up & fix up within 24 hours (and yes, I stayed up … Continue reading MY FAVOURITE ‘SOCIAL ISSUES’ NOVELS
Dear Death, Today was my birthday. Have I really added another year to this life I desperately want you to take? Or are you taking me closer to the end slowly? I hate each waking thought. It's another reminder that I'm still bound to this world, a world I no longer want to be in. … Continue reading DEAR DEATH | JOLA’S WORLD
10-05-2017. 18:26 I hate how he makes me feel. I hate how he's able to bring out my vulnerability. It's a side I've worked hard to hide and a skill I've perfected with time, but with just one word, one look, one smile, he's able to completely unravel me, and make me forget the hardness … Continue reading THE GAME | JOLA’S WORLD
This is...the end. It's goodbye forever.