“My dear friend, Aminu, please forgive me for my sins. It was my evil act that ruined your business… ” Aminu was stunned to hear that as he browsed through his phone. He looked at the nearby bed, his friend, Sule had tears in his eyes. Sule sobbed and whimpered, he made few awkward puppy … Continue reading A Knife In The Back; The Death Of Sule
Through the darkness Through the dancing flame When faith was madness In this drenching rain When failure seemed supreme And mocking faces orbit When hope seemed unreal With things hardwork vomit. This is where great men walked. Through trials and many attempts Through hardwork that never relent Through sleepless nights and frustration Their vision led … Continue reading Where great men walked
we want to be respected admired for whom we are a need higher than clothes and shelter acknowledged by friends and peers second only to money we wish to be adored we forget to give it while craving for it in full measure entwined by pride and ego we demand respect by force respect is … Continue reading Not by Force
As I sat across the ward today, I heard a sudden, piercing cry. Anwalamoooo! oohhh! Jesus why have you forsaken me! Eeeh! what did I do to deserve this Lord! Nwachukwu come back o! Your sister is here waiting for you, come back biko! My Son Oya wake up! Wake up! Let’s go home. I … Continue reading Death Is A Bastard!
beautification of painted imageries) Like these broken shadows spread on the floor of my father’s tattered room, Like those weeping spirits by the corner of my mother’s excited kitchen singing, The sky wept in the absence of those beds allocated to the sun of its glories. Thousand mouths wagged at the dogs for sighting another … Continue reading Elixirs
In you I found the land of India, In you I perceived another sweet youthful aroma Of whom India is and is to be tomorrow in eyes. You are a coin of gold to that land! Fertile, fruitful and fresher than the dusk. When I see you, nothing looks like your gracious body, When I … Continue reading Cinnamon
My father’s tattered house breeds red demons, and my mother’s kitchen feeds black spirits, We grew up loving demons and black evil spirits that flies in the afternoon. Our neighbours keep their eyes away from us, They shut the eyes of their dogs when ever we are passing by, Even their goats know the sound … Continue reading Scars.
Oh! Chi-bu-i-kEm! Chibuikem, why have ye abandoned me? Why have ye deceived me? Why have ye made my day night? Those that dared not look into my face have come out as men. My body figure have I sacrificed, My Career ye I gave, Friends ye made me lose, Winning and dinning I lose for … Continue reading An Injured Heart
CHRISTMAS A TIME FOR PEACE A time for children Christmas Time to love brothers Christmas A time we do see peace Christmas Where fighting actually does cease Sharing gift with all When the world seems a new Like that first Christmas morn When Christ was born A wonder that happen long ago Shines a glow … Continue reading Christmas A Time For Peace
Fredrick knew he needed to act fast after his discussion with Ikem. It was obvious Ikem was thinking of going back to Ugochi, and he wasn’t so certain the kind of reception he is likely to receive. Although, Ugochi had been very emphatic about not getting back together with Ikem, one can never be sure … Continue reading Love Beyond Reason 15
“I don’t know how I got here, I don’t know how I became suicidal, all I know is I want to end everything “, said Bayo, his voice hoarse from crying while speaking to the only man bold enough to walk up to him from the onlookers. “I might not understand what’s happening to you, … Continue reading Behind The Scene
We die through this black pages A pack of us tamed the sun rise You never betray your own self Life is beyond the firmament You are the yesterday today spoke of. We are the legs that searches for hope A Raven craving for some reasons To live among the living dead here Life is … Continue reading Timeless
A: but you didnt make me understand, You always kept things to yourself, You left me for our children, Always on your phone. B: but you no more listen when I speak, Oh! I no more interest you, Always about sport talk, Married to ‘Man U’. A: and thats why it pains me to remember, … Continue reading Them
CHRISTMAS IS CHRIST Christ out of Christmas What meaning would that be The reason is the savior A season so special we see Happy holiday! Happy Christmas This I say! Should be reminded Holy! Holy! is thee Our prayer must be thee Santa Claus, we call thee Leader of all the Christian By the name … Continue reading Christmas Is Christ
That week, Fredrick spent most of his time with his parents. It was a period of learning and getting to know one another. They had a lot of catching up to do so they found a way to get it done. They tried to stuff many years of absence into a little bit of time. … Continue reading Love Beyond Reason 14