Hello Everyone, As we round off the month of May, we’re going to reset the points of all members so that we all begin June on a fresh slate. Some recent members have become quite active on the site and we want to give them a chance and a level playing field to be recognized … Continue reading What are your NS points worth?
I was subconsciously woken up by the unpleasant cries of agonized voices and foul lingering smells of burnt flesh around me. My tractor-heavy head swayed and my blood-shot eyes tried to open. I felt a zillion pangs of pain shoot through my veins and arteries every millisecond. In my sub consciousness, I could sense the … Continue reading The Netherworld (1): Arrival Of The Living Deads
It was a beautiful cloudy evening. The sun was just beginning to set. He was grateful to have made it home after a hectic day in school. Being a full time student of the post graduate school of the University of Lagos could be herculean. Lectures are almost on a daily basis with lots of … Continue reading Treasure in Kaduna-1
He teased her hair; the chronic flirt! He made her clothes cling to her curves He made her laugh. He made her run Then he worshiped her,inch by inch Till she trembled from his touch Whipped up an aura of magic around her,he did The blasted scoundrel watched me squirm! That devious being! Rogue … Continue reading Flirt!
When and why did you begin writing? I think I’ve always enjoyed writing. In school I loved Composition. I started writing very early, but I am not sure at what age. I love telling stories, and I have a very vivid imagination. I entered a writing competition in a children’s magazine called Apollo when I … Continue reading NS Featured Writer (May) – Double Espresso
Kay flung his lab coat on his bed with a relieved sigh; in his tired and famished state the short distance from his departmental laboratory to his hostel had seemed like the distance between Egypt and the Promised Land but he had made it without collapsing. He looked around his room hopefully “O boy you … Continue reading The Beans Saga
I’M BITTER, I’M COLD, I’M HEARTLESS, I’M HOPELESS LET THIS CAUSE NOT TARRY. I KNOW WERE TO SMILE AND HOW TO TELL IF I HAVE THE EAGLES EYE. FADE QUICKLY MY FRIEND.LET THE DANCING SHADOWS WITNESS YOUR DECLINE. I AM NOT AT WAR! I AM NOT YOUR FRIEND, I AM YOUR BROTHER. NO I AM … Continue reading Romance with the Fading Sun.
i was born to rule… i was born a survival… i was born in the muddy waters… my life meant to connote a meaning… my dreams beyond my reasoning… my life an example for all… like a blind giant,i wobbled and fumbled to stand my ground… my friends and foes alike flock my path… when … Continue reading why i was born…
Have been rooted out of the hollow sack, left to die in dark brown masses, to rise again in greenies.
33 You have work to do. What kind of work?’ The one you have been doing you numbskull. You think your job is over? You still have not finished!!! ‘But-’ NO BUTS!!! He whimpers. Quit your whimpering and get on it. ‘But I’m at work!’ IF YOU QUESTION ME AGAIN, I WILL TAKE YOUR … Continue reading WHISPERS OF THE SANDMAN-Excerpt 2
Up until that fateful day, the Dean never resumed at work later than 9am. Not only did he come into the office –always already full of students and visitors alike seeking his attention– at three minutes past his usual time, he came trudging in behind his chauffeur, Kazeem, an order of arrival that had never … Continue reading The Sixth Mail
My own love no blind My own love dey see pass Microscope My love no dey slack at all 24/7 e open brekete So that nobody go fit kolobi you
A Lodge is a temporary dwelling A Corpers lodge is a temporary dwelling place for Corps member till accommodation is secured. Corpers lodges are built by local governments. Ibadan North’s Corpers Lodge is situated at Agodi Gate within a market environment. Its fence is covered with Shops so it is hard to tell there is … Continue reading Ibadan North Corpers Lodge; Living Conditions
My tongue can’t speak your languages My skin has betrayed me All I have is my pen I suffer the torment raining in my heart I long for the rain To wash over the blood that has replaced my sweat Stares are now stabs against my presence
I NEVER KNEW I COULD LOVE SOMEONE IVE NEVER SEEN, BELIEVE ME: SOMETIMES IT ACTUALLY FEELS LIKE ITS ALL A DREAM…………….. ITS BEEN A FEW LONG YEARS ANTICIPATING ,WAITING EXPECTANTLY TO HEAR THE SOUND OF YOUR VOICE THAT SULTRY TEMPTATION I WOULD GLADLY EMBRACE.