Tag Archives: Anny Justin

Between Earning Shekels And Being Wedded

  Their words: I can’t marry a man who earns 200,000 or less. This is the topic trending hot on social networks all over the web. It has caused a mayhem, which rocks Facebook, Twitter and elsewhere. I met this one girl and after few flings we settled into the same argument. ***********************************************”Hey Bae!”, I … Continue reading Between Earning Shekels And Being Wedded

Even Mark Zukerberg Knows that Nigerians Are Happy People

  You’ll have to adopt my imagination to see the image painted to the world in this picture. “Nigerians are a bunch of talented, ambitious and lovable people”. O Yes!, we are happy and the world should know that. Right now, Mark Zuckerberg is feeling that and also when he flies across the Atlantic on … Continue reading Even Mark Zukerberg Knows that Nigerians Are Happy People

THE MADMAN’S RECOMPENSE (Part Three)

29th August, 2014 Kaduna, Northern Nigeria. The heat of the day couldn’t faze him, neither could the anticipation of attacks by extremists- which were common on these northern roads nor even death. Uyo was on Eneh’s mind. From Uyo- after he had spent few days with family and discussed the recent happenings concerning Toby, he … Continue reading THE MADMAN’S RECOMPENSE (Part Three)

THE MADMAN’S RECOMPENSE (Part One)

26th August, 2014. Lagos, Western Nigeria. It was early Tuesday morning in mad-traffic Lagos. Eneh was racing off the Third Mainland Bridge for Obalende in Lagos Island. Sprawled on the bridge ahead of him was a parade of cars caught in the traffic jam. An announcement on Rhythm 96.5 fm had earlier warned about that … Continue reading THE MADMAN’S RECOMPENSE (Part One)

Now, You’re Gone

Now you’re gone, I can see clearly And feel the thrusts of new truths Break the hymen of a veiled mind’s eye. These emotions that were suppressed Are waxing strong since you’re now gone. for my sails are spreading out and confidence is catching wind In new truths and wild gusts Notching like gales in … Continue reading Now, You’re Gone

Journey of Hearts

LOVE IN PARTS (A Short Story by Poet Razon-Anny Justin) It was a sultre afternoon. The noise of the hawkers rended the already hot air into bits. They cooed and hissed and whistled; attracting passengers and passersby to their wares. The bus was uncomfortably hot too. It would’ve been better if she was not sandwiched … Continue reading Journey of Hearts

When Dogs bark [A Dairy of an ailurophile]

*** I used to love dogs, but I’m an ailurophile now. When I say “I used to love dogs”, I mean- from the Chihuahuas, Poodles and Pugs totted around by Hollywood celebrities in movies and red-carpet events, to the giant Alsatian my friend Kuby Uyanga keeps in his house (that dog consumes a carton of … Continue reading When Dogs bark [A Dairy of an ailurophile]

MOTEL BLUES [Episode I]

MOTEL BLUES (part One) *** “I go marry next year”, Bella said in her fabulous pidgin as she busied by the dressing mirror. I froze as her words hit me. She instinctively turned my way and continued. “I don dey old for hia. I no for tell anoda babe, buh you be my padi. I … Continue reading MOTEL BLUES [Episode I]

TOMORROW [a Poem]

TOMORROW I.) At dark corners, in silent rooms In warm chambers of chiming hearts Hangs tomorrow- precariously, As cobwebs strung by fate’s spiders Our arms are too short… Tomorrow can’t be touched It must eventually come… Even though tomorrow isn’t death. Today is not today. Today is tomorrow that passed away. We want tomorrow! we … Continue reading TOMORROW [a Poem]

Journey Of The Crooked Path

JOURNEY OF THE CROOKED PATHS In the southern ibid tale There is tinder like flax That neither leaves the hearth cold Nor cooks the broth, as told. The bamboo said “straight is the path” So I sailed straight into your face And was betrayed by smiles That gleams and beckons to the flash But seldom … Continue reading Journey Of The Crooked Path

THE MIRACLE PEDDLER [Episode IV]

Episode Four *** “There was a mishap along East- West road this morning. Nobody knew exactly how it happened, but a bus filled with student coming back from a church programme in Port Harcourt skidded off the tarmac and ran into a tree in the nearby bushes. One student died on the spot, the others … Continue reading THE MIRACLE PEDDLER [Episode IV]

St. Valentine’s Cycle

THE VALENTINE’S DAY CYCLE First thing on 14th February, every year – on Whatsapp, BBM, facebook and Twitter – guys will post display pictures of ladies different from the ones they posted on the same date, the previous year and which they do not intend to post next year. Later in the day, the real … Continue reading St. Valentine’s Cycle

THE MIRACLE PEDDLER [Episode III]

Episode Three *** It was 7:45 p.m and the massive church auditorium was already packed to capacity. Large crowds had occupied the whole church area. Buses loaded with miracle seekers turned in their numbers into the venue. Traffic gridlocks had no end as the only access road was on a lock down. One could hear … Continue reading THE MIRACLE PEDDLER [Episode III]

THE MIRACLE PEDDLER [Episode II]

Episode Two *** 5:30 p.m, thursday evening and Pastor was already in town. By 6:00 p.m he was sufficiently lodged in an exquisite hotel along F- Line in Ewet Housing Estate. The two girls were ushered in by Val and as they flirted and giggled seductively, Pastor sitting on one side of the giant twin- … Continue reading THE MIRACLE PEDDLER [Episode II]

About Valentine And Plumbers

14th February, 2016, 02: 30 pm *** “Happy Valentine”, another neighbor greeted. This time it was the girl- neighbor with the numerous girlfriends. We became close friends after the blocked toilet system saga last two months. At the end, I had told her the truth and she had taken to me afterwards. Now, we live … Continue reading About Valentine And Plumbers