All posts by Stanley Esdee David

A bio is sometimes difficult, because, how on earth is someone supposed to put up a good bio and not sound proud? Well, for routine, I am a Creative thinker, in a romantic relationship with words, a humorist and aspiring satirist. I do public speaking and spoken word poetry in addition to writing stories, poems and articles. I hope to someday eat Saudi Arabian food and fly on an air balloon across the Atlantic Ocean.

Table Of The Gods

The war finally broke out! The ancestors had felt strongly that they had grown in stature, might, wisdom, control, and universal omnipotence. On the former four, they were spot on, but on the latter one, they stumbled. Traditional Nigeria was their fortress, not the universe. They had enjoyed years upon years of kolanuts and blood … Continue reading Table Of The Gods

You, Yes You! You Don’t Deserve To Be A Successful Writer!!

Yes, you read that right- YOU DON’T DESERVE TO BE A SUCCESSFUL WRITER!!! Hold on, hold on, don’t fight me just yet. You are in a boxing ring right now and your opponent is you! I am just the ref!! Let it echo over and over again in your consciousness. You reading this piece, you … Continue reading You, Yes You! You Don’t Deserve To Be A Successful Writer!!

The Secret To Being A Great Writer

“Oh my God! you are such a great writer. What is your secret?” If you are a lover of words strung into beautiful sentences and, ultimately, compelling stories, you must have made that statement and asked that question before. We all love secrets, they give us a sense of mystery, importance and deification. I always … Continue reading The Secret To Being A Great Writer

My Traits (episode 2 Of 2)

He was violently thrusting in and out and as he did, the pain reached a fever pitch. I kept struggling, but I was fast losing my strength. I got tired of struggling and started to cry. He continued, and continued, and continued, and continued till…….. I passed out. I woke up the next morning with … Continue reading My Traits (episode 2 Of 2)

My Traits (episode 1 Of 2)

“Never let your moods dictate the things you do. It is a very, very bad way to go about life.” That was my dad, always waxing philosophical. He was the coolest, calmest and most collected man I ever knew. He was soft and delicate with words; there was this velvet assurance in his voice when … Continue reading My Traits (episode 1 Of 2)

Whistle of Death: Scream of a Thousand Corpses – Episode 2

I felt like I was being raped, and yes, by a woman and by my fear. Nyenwa was irresistible, simply irresistible. It was difficult to withsit or gainstay her. I was trying to loosen myself from her touch, but I was pinned. I was supposed to enjoy this, but no! My feelings were swinging from … Continue reading Whistle of Death: Scream of a Thousand Corpses – Episode 2

Whistle of Death: Scream of a Thousand Corpses- Episode 1

I don’t know what happened. I don’t know how it happened. I don’t even know when it happened, and my God!, I swear I am so afraid it happened. THEY ARE ALL DEAD! ALL OF THEM!! But how? Oh God! Please wake me from this nightmare. Just give my body a tap and I know … Continue reading Whistle of Death: Scream of a Thousand Corpses- Episode 1