Don’t tell them you saw me, That Pebble, that hole, That tattered skirt. I’m that unclad child you called home. Don’t tell them you saw me….
Haruni’s vision Haruni came running to the palace like a man possessed. He was restless and his panic was transferred to everyone there watching and waiting to hear and know why he was acting strangely. Even though the people have come to know him as a man of exaggerations, but they had never seen … Continue reading Magigo Saga: Haruni’s vision – Volume 2
Alex sat stiff, his face motionless it was as though I haven’t given him a lovely news: the kind of news every man sorted for especially those searching for the fruit of the womb. He looked me straight in the eyes for about ten seconds before he spoke”are you saying am going to be a … Continue reading Shackled 2
” For better, for worse…” * * * It started so beautifully; like all mothers of fairy tales, and for just three years, and then his soft touches began to hurt and his tender smiles became devilish smug. The nights cuddled together in bed, bearing dreams full of stars turned to Gothic red-mooned nightmares. The … Continue reading Nuptial Vows
No one can identify with me when it comes to love, do you know why? No one has felt it like I have. Maybe God did. To me it is so many things and not anything. It has shaped me with its spears and daggers and has punctured me as well with its arrows. Now … Continue reading My Crush
Cold, so Cold. I hate the cold. No! I despise it. Been living on the streets for 8 years now, and all I’ve ever known is cold. I find it difficult to get a good job, and because I don’t have a good job or any job at all, I literally don’t eat at … Continue reading Fola
APES OBEY! On the road along their plantation is an entire nation. A pint of salt and, torny saggy grass piercing their bare palm. On the neck is the tiny hope, a rope that sings of thousand penny in a nude baffling auction. A twenty rude lashing is an option of call to glory. Their … Continue reading Apes Obey!
If you haven’t read the previous episode, please click Forbidden Love (episode 23)/Final episode? As we got to the hospital, aunty Jennifer rushed to the front desk at the reception and asked the lady behind for some information concerning uncle Sam. I had anxiously been waiting for her in the waiting area while I watched … Continue reading Forbidden Love (episode 24)
I hate that you’ve got this unshakable hold on me, a hold so strong that the devil himself can’t shake your influence off me. How your fangs of manipulation have tore deep into my flesh, covering my eyes from seeing the demon behind that mask you call a face. Alex and I got chatting thanks … Continue reading Shackled 1
SOCIETY OF YOUNG NIGERIAN WRITERS Present 2016 Creative Writing Workshop for up and coming Writers (poets, novelists, short story writers, playwrights, essayists) Journalists, Education Writers and Literary Activists (First Quarter) Date: 5th of May, 2016 Venue: Immanuel College Hall, Opposite Preboye’s World, Orita U.I, Ibadan. Time: 11:00am … Continue reading 2016 Creative Writing Workshop – Society Of Young Nigerian Writers
It was 4:30 pm on Wednesday evening when Rosie arrived at Mr. Adam’s house. He was a close friend of her father who was living in a neighbouring village. Following the cancellation of the free education scheme, Rosie had made up her mind to find alternative ways of paying her school fees. She had decided … Continue reading Boss Lady – Chapter Four
CACOPHONY! if this noise is countable, i want to count millions, billions of strings, streams and rivers that beams. of many hills, valleys and hills, i want to trace the whisper of the hade. if this tree speaks, i want to hear this iroko, ogbeche, and all mighty trees that makes a forest. if this … Continue reading Cacophony
After fighting awhile- side by side, with my lion, the darkness dissipated and soon sun shone and the rays lit up everywhere. The jungle was no longer dead but alive. Alive with animals, sounds, beauty. As the sun shone, light rain accompanied it. Where I came from it meant that a good thing was coming … Continue reading NO FEAR! (Concluding part)
For those who’ve never been to Lagos, and those who’ve been living in Lagos, but have been ignorant to all its many glories (probably because they live the life of from house to car to office), here are some things you might see in other states, but you can never find them well objectified the … Continue reading Welcome to Lagos: Danfo Palavas (Very Funny)
My Offline Meeting Disaster Social media is a great media for learning and entertainment, overcoming those tedious moments. Also it’s easy to feign what you are not, without causing suspicion. Like other youth in the world, I ventured into the virtual world and my virtual family got me addicted to wasting my money on subscriptions, … Continue reading My First Offline Meeting Disaster