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Rants Of A Young Nigerian

Rants Of A Young Nigerian

My soul faints within me My heart is soaked in regret The thought that I had lived in error all these years kills me Out of the belly of this regret, I write these words. These words are the words I had always wanted to write but then it took me this long to get … Continue reading Rants Of A Young Nigerian

Delilah’s Laps

Charlie stood resting his back on the mango tree’s bark. He looked frazzled, he looked drained, he was exhausted. He could no longer bear the heat, the smile of the sun was so tormentous! It seemed like the earth had been thrown into hell and its elements were now cooking in the fire, or roasting … Continue reading Delilah’s Laps

Posting for Job

Posting for Job

“Any soul you have the power to assist, Assist for such soul is thy brother or sister.” You hear it everytime Mr. Commissioner for Works Yet you keep promising Posting for job And better life Saying: “See me tomorrow in my office” For nothing Than to tell me I’m talented Young man, Keep managing the … Continue reading Posting for Job

To my unborn son (I and II)

My dearest son, I try to remember the beginning and my memory goes back to immediately after your mum and I got married. Now that I think of those turbulent early years of our marriage, I can’t fathom in fact, the contents of the glue that kept our marriage alive…barely. Our coming together was the … Continue reading To my unborn son (I and II)