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My life is a montage of stories and everyone including you reading this, are characters in it.
Harry’s Harmonica 3

Harry’s Harmonica 3

 ‘Wow! That was awesome.’ ‘I’ll give you five hundred bucks just to play it again.’ ‘My goodness! Was that George Benson you just played?’ ‘Never heard a harmonica played so sweetly!’ ‘Please play it again! Please!’ The accolades poured in torrents as the girls all milled around our table as if I was some celebrity … Continue reading Harry’s Harmonica 3

Harry’s Harmonica

Harry’s Harmonica

  The dull light of the setting sun splashed across the almost cloudless sky that blanketed the campus. It created a strange hue reminiscent of the brush strokes of some master artist. You could see splashes of orange, red, yellow and tainted blue in the layers of firmament mix; a beautiful hue that bathed the … Continue reading Harry’s Harmonica

For the Sake of Closure

For the Sake of Closure

I was at home watching TV and sipping on a can of malt when I got the call. ‘Hello?’ ‘Hi Afro…it’s me, Ben…’ ‘Yeah, Ben…wetin? Ben was a friend who was fond of getting into one trouble or the other. I thought he was calling to explain another messy situation that he had gotten himself … Continue reading For the Sake of Closure

By Their Smells You Shall Know Them…

By Their Smells You Shall Know Them…

It’s amazing how the smell or scent coming from a person can create a strong perception of that person. It doesn’t matter where it’s emanating from. As long as you can perceive a certain smell when the person happens to pass by, it can end up shaping your thoughts or opinions towards him or her. … Continue reading By Their Smells You Shall Know Them…

Ensnared

Ensnared

Sweat Seeping through my pores Threatening to flash Through the seams of my clothing Nerves Unsettled like disturbed bats Sending ceaseless blood-flow To places where the sun don’t shine Breath Stiffening with inhale Stuttering in exhale Suffocation meets temptation Trapped Between the lure of intimidation Large anterior buried in upper back Massive posterior rummages lower … Continue reading Ensnared