Oh yes, kill me What else can you do? No, what will be left, I ask When you seize that Which you know gives me life And hold it …. Even the carpenter’s vice Will beg for mercy At your skill at it Yes, I am talking to you Who else If not the … Continue reading Good Luck Charm
Betina and Peter in their marriage have witnessed many trials. This is their dialogue in the aftermath of an occurrence which threatened to destroy everything they both held dear… Betina knows a place and a feeling of helplessness and fear. A state of mind which when it grips her, never seems to let go; she … Continue reading You Broke My Heart
The whole class heaved a sigh of relief when Dr Abajingin decided to call it a day. We’d been in class for four straight hours supposedly listening to EEG 401 lectures. The course, Electromechanical Wave Theory, was, to half of us, another deliberate creation of a group of disturbed individuals headed by a certain long-dead … Continue reading Non-Prayer?
Death is neither friend nor foe Tis’ an ally deserving a rally by those sullied with the pains of reality Death! Life it doth not take away, terminal illness gladly held at bay O the depth of suffering, by one ravaged with illness Relief found thru the taking of life: quite profound O how my … Continue reading Death!
The Nigerian youth is a creature of woes Left all the time on his own To contend with all manners of foes And live a life of little fun Day and Night he struggles to fend And the socio-economic structures to tame His cause, no one cares to defend Yet he is expected to … Continue reading NYSC Slaves
Are there truly gods Or merely conveniences of man’s devises Employed to explain the things he fails to comprehend? Dogmas, gods and don’ts! What a threesome they make As always, hand-in-hand they walk If there be gods, are they just? If they be, why do the wicked thrive, And good all but … Continue reading If There Be Gods
There is no scientific definition for “shit test”, but it’s generally defined as follows: the test a woman gives a man in the early stages of dating, usually through curious and sly questions or comments. Here are some example and their categories (they vary in shittiness): A) Some deal with your courtship rituals, like “I can’t talk with a man … Continue reading The Shit Test
When Michael awoke the next morning, he was greeted by a beam of sunlight shooting through the opposite window into the room. He blinked in total confusion. Memories of last night couldn’t be accounted for. There was no clue as to why he was lying on the cold tiled floor of his sitting room. For … Continue reading The medium(2)
Immediately I closed my eyes, his muscular arms moved my feet from off the ground into the bed. I chuckled. Daddy was playing one of his pranks again. I got a little confused when those arms slowly began to loosen the tuck under my armpit. I was shy. He stripped me totally and I heard … Continue reading You Should Not Blame Me (Pt 2)
He was obviously nervous. Even though four cans of beer had found its’ way down his throat, he still was. He walked to the door, looked it over and smiled. Next, he went to the tv remote and held down the volume button. Two warning signs had gone past me, unnoticed. When he grabbed a … Continue reading Haste and Consequence
My BiRtHdAy WiSh. By Clemency; the masterpiece On our special day we all have something to say. Something to wish for Something we never had before. A younger me would have wanted a toy. But the older me gladly wishes you joy. ‘Cos you make life worth living, with the love and care you have … Continue reading A Birthday Wish
Pseudo-Nobility Its no longer nobility but concieted idea of blue blood that makes them feel majestic with an air of pomposity The age of chivalry is gone in its place, growing scandals committed by their highnesses and their elitist collaborators What remains is the noble peasants who love all alike though bereft of wealth when … Continue reading Pseudo-Nobility
(A response to The Orange published in the Muse No.36 by Ejesu Leo) You stand and look me straight in the eye Daring, Defying, Deriding me You glitter and dazzle As you rise from your curved state And stand erect. You came to me uninvited Coming to lord yourself over me Erect … Continue reading The Banana
Instead of thinking about nation division, have we ever wondered where we got it wrong? Dividing Nigeria should not be our priority but how best to make a real positive change by knowing what was the purpose of our existence. Purpose is very keen in every human life. As said by Dr. Myles Munroe “That … Continue reading Restoring Nigeria’s Lost Identity
“TRIBAL ECHOES is about restoring hope. It is the story about a compelling tribe of people. This book chronicles the varying cultures among tribes, especially that exclusive one that belongs to the Igbos of Eastern Nigeria. Among other things, it is a social commentary on a range of issues. The book details the importance of … Continue reading Tribal Echoes: Restoring Hope