RAGE | THE JOLA DIARIES

Memories flood and for a moment I’m out of breath, remembering how he’d hold me down and force himself on me. Remembering how sometimes I’d stare at the ceiling and pretend I was dead just so I couldn’t feel anything. The most painful memory, one that plagued me everyday, one which has become a nightmare … Continue reading RAGE | THE JOLA DIARIES

Two Years.

By Anjola 2 years. That’s how long it’s been since we’d been apart. Over the course of that time, we’d drifted apart and attempted to get closer again, but never once reaching the closeness we used to have. For days, I’d wished for this moment- a time when we could finally get what we used … Continue reading Two Years.

Bonded

By Taffie's Space She had always resented the possibility of becoming a cliché but had no qualms with admitting she had found her soulmate. The concept of a soulmate and all that came with it, was something she had always thought would be foreign to her. She remembered reaching out, craving the feeling but her … Continue reading Bonded

ADRIAN’S LANE: The Conclusion

‘…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

WHO YOU ARE | GUEST POST

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

MY FAVOURITE ‘SOCIAL ISSUES’ NOVELS

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

CONSENT | TAFFIE’S SPACE

Taffie’s Space She appeared to curl into herself, holding her knees to her chest and her head just as close. Every so often, she’d lift her chin to peer at him – sprawled across the mattress – and admire him for a moment. She always told him that he wore his confidence in his smile, … Continue reading CONSENT | TAFFIE’S SPACE

DEAR DEATH | JOLA’S WORLD

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

THE GAME | 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