in the beginning everything was aflame. there was never a time when we were in love and at peace and just a normal couple. it has always been chaos, and fights, and broken bottles, and make-up over bruises.

it is a miracle that we have come this far at all…

It’s called the matthew effect in some circles, this idea that possessing an advantage predisposes you to get more advantages, or to put it as simply as possible, the rich get richer and the poor get poorer. It’s a very simple statement that plays out evidently in everyday life, being…

On Thinking Out Loud, I document my thoughts as they pop up in my head. These are not the most rigorously thought through positions and I will most likely have to clarify some positions every now and then. Please treat discrepancies with grace.

When it comes to compelling humans to…

On Thinking Out Loud, I document my thoughts as they pop up in my head. These are not the most rigorously thought through positions and I will most likely have to clarify some positions every now and then. Please treat discrepancies with grace.

A few days ago, the world woke…

Jeanette Winterson’s book is about a young girl being raised by a Pentecostal single mother. The girl begins having feelings for another girl and of course, chaos ensues in her largely Christian community.

The plot is pretty straightforward, and because I live in Nigeria, the story itself is all too…

Chukwuka Osakwe

creative || storyteller || freelance writer.

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