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The Little Storyteller

Mum had me when she was twenty-five years old. By then, she was all grown up, done with school, living by herself, and working; she even owned her own private business. One would think that was enough reason to be ready but mum said she didn’t ‘plan’ me. However, she didn’t neglect to hammer on … Continue reading The Little Storyteller

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LAGOS DANFO VALENTINE (Part 2)

No matter what anyone said, he just turned a deaf ear to them all When some got tired of begging, they began to hiss out loudly Others simply began to step off the bus While a few still hoped that their appeal would get to him Unfortunately, it didn’t When the driver realised that the … Continue reading LAGOS DANFO VALENTINE (Part 2)

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The Morning Before

The atmosphere was charged with the disco lights bouncing off the walls of the largely spaced room in various colors while the air stood, stifled with alcohol, cigarette, sturdy brands of perfumes, and body sprays. And then, there were others;  sweats, body odors… We were like animals and the club was our jungle. I took the ice … Continue reading The Morning Before