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Indian Crush

She had eyes that glowed like The tongues of two lit candles Her voice sounded like symphony She danced like a swaying tree in the wind He asked her to be his Juliet but She seemed to know nothing about The love of Romeo and Juliet Shakespeare was a Riff-Raff before her Her skin shone … Continue reading Indian Crush

I cooked regret in my own pot and bought pain with my own money

When I got to the market last week, my eyes swiftly swayed and was caught by a beautiful tomato stall, and the said tomato wasn’t in my list. It was unusual, and was as though a spell was cast on me. I couldn’t take my eyes off it. I had passed that stall more than … Continue reading I cooked regret in my own pot and bought pain with my own money

Unraveling ep9 of 16

When the heart beats at nothing but itself, she wonders When the belly twitches for nothing in particular, she wonders When the shivering starts and the weather isn’t chilling, she wonders When the life seems devoid of plan or purpose, she wonders On whose path is she treading? What does she long for A snippet … Continue reading Unraveling ep9 of 16

Unraveling ep5 of 16

We all reach for that which is forbidden Like Adam, eve and the apple A longing beyond our reach A love fragile, uncertain and unstable. You see, the satisfaction isn’t in the getting For the forbidden can be easily forgotten Leah flipped her eyes open in the dark. She blinked rapidly, trying to adjust to … Continue reading Unraveling ep5 of 16

Chlamydia Calls for Vengeance

Chlamydia Calls for Vengeance

One step, then two and she sinks, screaming for help, How was she even able to walk on water all these years Nevertheless, he whispers to her, “Welcome, welcome.” He had it, he won. He robbed her family, broke into her home and raped her. She should have seen it coming, Too broke to go … Continue reading Chlamydia Calls for Vengeance

“my Other Half”

She is incomprehensible, yet she understands She is responsible but makes you stand She is like a golden fish in a Marsh “My other half”   She is loyal and rebellious She is royal, yet libelous She is like a diamond in the dung “My other half”   She is unapologetic, but remorseful She is … Continue reading “my Other Half”

Smoke Until You Are Six Feet Under!

  Life, they say is a tale but oftentimes people forget it’s distorted. Smoking thwarted his destiny, it misled my brother, Segun.Jeffa was Segun’s best friend. They knew each other since secondary school. He was studying petroleum engineering but everything ended suddenly. Their first year in uni. was great. They were zealous and ambitious. They … Continue reading Smoke Until You Are Six Feet Under!

Chidimma’s Unfathomable Secret-Subsequent to The Caucasian Lady’s Secret

Chidimma’s Unfathomable Secret-Subsequent to The Caucasian Lady’s Secret

Adamma, Chidimma’s elder sister who was approaching the stream caught sight of her. The beads she wore on her legs made pleasant noises blending with the multi striped wrapper which was worn around her waist reaching her knees and the other arrayed around her breast elaborating her flawless physique. The waist bead she wore was … Continue reading Chidimma’s Unfathomable Secret-Subsequent to The Caucasian Lady’s Secret

The Caucasian Lady’s Secret

The Caucasian Lady’s Secret

She goes to the stream to fetch water and all she can hear is, “Ọnye kọ bụ? Ọnye kọ bụ? Who is she?” She gracefully draws near to the steam. Drops her calabash pot also known as udu into the water and tries to listen to their conversation despite she doesn’t have a clue about … Continue reading The Caucasian Lady’s Secret