For Wale Taylor My First Love Archive

For Wale Taylor My First Love

For Wale Taylor, My First Love – Part 7

“Hello,” said the male voice at the other end. “Yemi Martins speaking. How can I help you?” “My name is Tunde Mann. I have...
For Wale Taylor My First Love

For Wale Taylor, My First Love – Part 6

Years passed and before I knew it, I was in the University of Minnesota studying English. My mother was not happy with my chosen...
For Wale Taylor My First Love

For Wale Taylor, My First Love – Part 5

In America, life was far different from what I had experienced in Nigeria. The first few years were rough: There was a new culture...
For Wale Taylor My First Love

For Wale Taylor, My First Love – Part 4

“Bayo, tell this silly boy that if I see him with that Yemi girl again, it won’t be funny o.” I stopped dead in...
For Wale Taylor My First Love

For Wale Taylor, My First Love – Part 3

The next few months went by quickly, yet slowly. Sometime during all that depressing chaos, Wale had turned seventeen and I had quietly clocked...
For Wale Taylor My First Love

For Wale Taylor, My First Love – Part 2

“Aiyeeeeeeeee!” If I live to be a hundred years, I will never forget that scream …the one that marked the beginning of my life’s...
For Wale Taylor My First Love

For Wale Taylor, My First Love – Part 1

Call me crazy, but I was a child when I met my first love. I was the spunky, tomboyish girl who lived next door....