It is time to tell my story It is time to know what I really am It is time to see the scar behind my mask Few months ago, I was seated calmly waiting for death to come claim me, but it never came, how disappointed I felt, even with all the love … Continue reading Sickled Heart
“Mama, mama………please leave my mother alone.” I screamed with tears rolling down my eyes as I watched my mother being dragged by the mob into the streets. I ran after them and did all I could to stop them but I was pushed and hit several times by the men and women who … Continue reading They Killed Mama…
It is true that we live but to die, but life itself becomes death when there is no certainty of tomorrow. That was what life became that morning. That morning I heard the thundering voice of what they call bomb for the first time. Father, like a frightened dog, barked at us. ‘Get under the … Continue reading A New Beginning
“My dear friend, Aminu, please forgive me for my sins. It was my evil act that ruined your business… ” Aminu was stunned to hear that as he browsed through his phone. He looked at the nearby bed, his friend, Sule had tears in his eyes. Sule sobbed and whimpered, he made few awkward puppy … Continue reading A Knife In The Back; The Death Of Sule
Oh! Chi-bu-i-kEm! Chibuikem, why have ye abandoned me? Why have ye deceived me? Why have ye made my day night? Those that dared not look into my face have come out as men. My body figure have I sacrificed, My Career ye I gave, Friends ye made me lose, Winning and dinning I lose for … Continue reading An Injured Heart
“I don’t know how I got here, I don’t know how I became suicidal, all I know is I want to end everything “, said Bayo, his voice hoarse from crying while speaking to the only man bold enough to walk up to him from the onlookers. “I might not understand what’s happening to you, … Continue reading Behind The Scene
Beside being the most dedicated staff of a multinational Oil Company in Nigeria, Michael was also the best husband in the whole world as long as Rita was concerned. His combination of affection and dedication to both work and marriage had become such an impeccable feat that she was overwhelmed in Nuptial bliss. Subsequently, Michael was … Continue reading That Line between Love and Lust
Love is a beautiful thing. He can remember the last time papa told him saying, “Follow your heart. If you love to dance or play instruments, by all means, do so.” While mama said, “Please don’t marry an onye ocha.” But he is only eight shades away from her. He is thrown in between two … Continue reading Diversity
Dear Bride, Hell keeps pulling me left and right. I can’t leave you now. I want to be your lover. It entices me with so much of its pleasure. I love you so dearly. I can’t even think of trading you for the world. However, I’m stuck. I want to hit the ball into the … Continue reading Heaven or Hell
The fight with life started When father spurted into mother There fight for survival began Apparently you won but That is just round one. The bout with life continues Gives you up and down punches Below the belt blows and kicks In this fight, no referees. How do you fight life? Fairly square or unfairly … Continue reading Will You Win Life?
“MAN can become a God anytime, He can be a philanthropist by being charitable And can donate his body and organs like a banana tree He can melt like a burning candle which gives light” This is the most favourite song of Dr Kill and Go, the psychiatrist cum healer. Though he was fully … Continue reading Dr Kill-and-go; What Is The Fate Of The Wandering Visitor?
What is money without peace? Yes! We want to be wealthy. Now we are endlessly wealthy. But we are scared of nothing. We are scared of the thieves at night, And of the pointed fingers at daylight. What is money without happiness? Yes! We want good wealth. But there is no good health. Where are … Continue reading What Is Money?
You felt like a king with a significant crown Because she loved you enough to draw her pants down You glowed with pride after the last round Then you became a beast with a hard frown. You call her a whore because she was cheap She gave you all, love was the tip She made … Continue reading Tale of a Whore
Since I have being born, I have had had grace to attend various parties. Be it Birthdays, Weddings, Engagement, Graduation etc alongside with my mother when I was young and even when I had grown up I have still graced many occasions but never for once have I attended a burial ceremony, not for once. … Continue reading My Parent’s Burial Is Where I’m Going
They won’t tell you About the gory images of gruesome murders Of the streams of our blood on their streets No ! They won’t tell you About the pregnant women Whose bellies were slit open With their innocent babies butchered No ! They won’t tell you Of the Russian birds of horror Strafing and bombing, … Continue reading No ! They Won’t Tell You