Rejoinder to Letter To My Ex

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Dear Ex,
I trust that you are doing well. I read your letter, the one you sent me via the #30Letters series. I must say I was a bit hurt by your words and how you decided to tell our story and I respect that this is your view – how you saw it, how you felt. I’m not one to step into the fray but I’ll do this at least for my own sanity and for my fiancé – You remember Oseme, yes, that Oseme – over the weekend, she the one word I’ve always wanted to hear – Yes!
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Letter To My Ex

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Dear Ex,

As I write to you, I can’t help but feel nostalgic. A sinking pain of what could have been comes to mind. I guess I should be grateful. They call it dodging a bullet but why does it feel like I get shot every single time. Why do you still feel like home.

It’s been years now but you see, the heart is a funny thing. It has its reason of which reason knows nothing, didn’t Leigh Bardugo say ‘the heart is like an arrow, which demands aim to land true’. Well, you found me and sharp were those edges. Continue reading

Letter To Men For Their Sons

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Dear Men,
To your sons – the ones who would look to you for guidance and after you when you’re grey.
The ones trying to fit their 12s into your size 45 shoes. The ones who would stand in front of the mirror and attempt knotting a tie.
Who pick a briefcase and pretend to go to work because daddy did it.
The ones who’d try almost anything
Because daddy did it. Continue reading

Dear Future Husband

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Hey Big Head,

How are you doing?

I hope you’ve had a good day and I hope that when you open this letter, you smile, thank God and think of me.

So, down to business.

I’m trying to figure out the right word that can describe my feelings when I think about you. When I find the word, I’ll tell you. Continue reading

Letter To You, The Balling Baller

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Dear Balling Baller,

Osheeeee
Balling baller
Cross with the money.

How does it feel now? What you deeply desired has now become a reality. What was once a dream is now a routine. You can now buy everything you’ve ever wanted. You can travel and stay anywhere for as long as you like. Price tags have nothing on you. Continue reading

Letter To My Future Daughter

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Dear future daughter,

I’m sorry that you are not here with me just yet. I had thought that by now you would be in my arms crying and smiling day and night.

Every day of my life as I wait for you to come to daddy I keep seeing you everywhere I go. Just yesterday I saw Continue reading