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
There’s a thin line between “Life and Death” “Success and Failure” “Beginning and Ending” “Health and Sickness” “Wealth and Poverty” “Good and Evil” “Justice and Injustice” Your Central Bank could be Consumed by an Inferno Just like Locusts eat-up Green leaves of promising crops Preventing glorious yield of bounty Your life may desert you But, … Continue reading “a Thin Line”
There is something immensely enthralling and helplessly entrancing about kissing someone you truly love for the first time. A majestic tranquillity stirs in, and settles placidly on your weary nerves, just as dew descends on leaves on a misty morning. An unabashed sincerity drifts through your lips as they brush against theirs, and … Continue reading Nostalgia
The loud cries of Temi; one of my neighbor’s 8 years old son woke me from my deep sleep. “Mummy please! Mummy Please!! The boy cried on and begged his mother who kept on serving him more lashes of her strong koboko. She probably wasn’t listening to the pleas of her son even as it … Continue reading Whips
I am amazed at the grace I received Grace that brought glory days I had perceived Alternatively still, my faith had grown On words I had known Still I toil from morn to morn To love myself and those that mourn For grace persist to right my wrongs The love I’ve lived, the bad or … Continue reading Unraveling ep14 of 16
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
I gurgle with thick creamy distaste, Your ruby red lips bestowed upon me the kiss of death, The taste of death in my mouth, The metallic taste evident like a bad case of gout, Gnarled fingers clam at my stump left by an old war wound, Phantom pain crawls up like a ghost, You promised … Continue reading Death’s Promise
“I really can use a big, delicious glass of wine”, Ekene proclaimed. “Red.” “And a long dreamless sleep, probably one I’d never wake up from”, he added. It was the third time he was talking to himself that evening. He was finally alone. The stream of friends and family with well-rehearsed sad faces had seemed … Continue reading The Departed