Growing Pains (Pangs)

Growing Pains (Pangs)

Ademola pressed his face to the glass, eyes locked on the activity on the other side. The nurses continued to buzz around his wife, whose only visible form was the white clad hump. He subconsciously pressed his hand against the smooth surface, as though to somehow cross the distance and transport himself into the theatre. … Continue reading Growing Pains (Pangs)

Good for Something!

Good for Something!

“Those good for nothing niggers”, the President blurted out his last words. “Oh my God, the President has been shot!”, the young beautiful reporter screamed, unable to grasp the reality of  the President’s dead body right before her. “Who could have done such horrible thing?” she thought to herself. Within seconds, an ambulance had arrived … Continue reading Good for Something!

Inquisitiveness/ It’s Addictive I swear!

Inquisitiveness/ It’s Addictive I swear!

INQUISITIVENESS Piercing eyes of a probing mind. Curious sighs an impatient kind. Wanting to know. Finding out. Which way to go? Circling roundabout. Seemingly not prying. Just innocent questions. Certainly not spying. Protecting positions. Racing thoughts need calming at best. Imaginative bouts. Inquisitiveness! ____ ____ ____ IT’S ADDICTIVE I FEAR! This country is funny Why … Continue reading Inquisitiveness/ It’s Addictive I swear!

My Best Nigerian Book Contest

My Best Nigerian Book Contest

NaijaStories.com, in partnership with Farafina Books, Cassava Republic and Dada Books, is pleased to announce another online writing contest titled “My Best Nigerian Book”. The purpose in running this particular contest is to encourage and inspire everyone to read more Nigerian books. Our Partners are publishers in the business of making available and promoting books written … Continue reading My Best Nigerian Book Contest

It Hurts

It Hurts

It hurts and covering it up makes me short of breathe
so connected…so fast and its to late too regret and its considered one of those things to hard too forget
but i must
because sunny days won’t appear until i dispose the fear of not having “it”
YOUR name is “it” for now because saying YOUR name brings..PAIN
it hurts

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