“You and I babe, I think we should get together,” he had said it exactly like that eight years ago. They both knew she would say yes, she had been pining for him from the very first day she had met him. She had pined for him through three relationships with the most popular girls … Continue reading The Men She Loved (10)
Friend To The End I will not always agree with you Even though we are best of friends And there’s so much we’ve been through So many narrow paths, so many bends. I couldn’t put into words if I tried How blessed I am to call you mine Knowing that no matter the wind or … Continue reading Friend To The End
Nothing make more sense, Than his always on-hand bottle. Nothing muscles more strenght, Than the liquid content of his green bottle. Nothing stops his pace’s escape between space, Not even his soaked face can ‘normalcy’ talk to. It triggers-off his truthfull and semi false stream. In his words, ‘A man is never drunk of what … Continue reading Adindu The Village Drunkard
EPISODE SIX I trudged down the street, my feet eating up the distance with slow, heavy, weary steps. My drooping body felt heavy with raw aching, soreness and dried beads of sweat. I must be stinking… I could smell myself reeking nauseously. The interrogation had lasted hours. I can’t exactly tell how long – maybe … Continue reading Missing Christabel - 6
CHAPTER ONE “Your sweetheart is coming.” Edward Chianumba announced to his friend, Eric Conrad. Eric looked up from the game he was playing on his phone and smiled. Indeed, his sweetheart was coming. His sunshine; his best friend. He didn’t quite know when or how but he knew he had fallen irresistibly in love with … Continue reading Unfulfilled Promises - 1
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The first week of October brought a few changes to my life. I had been attending St. Joseph’s for four weeks. I had even gotten acquainted with a few of my classmates. That week had teachers announcing that we join school clubs we were interested in. The school choir and the drama club seemed to … Continue reading Sarah 6
Episode 2: The Praying Mantis Day: 1 Month: February Year: 2060 Time: 8:30 PM Nonso was having a good time. He’d lost track of how many girls he’d danced with or indeed how many numbers he’d been able to get. Some of the prospects looked very promising indeed. Who needed a girlfriend when you could … Continue reading Naija 2060: Season One: Episode Two: The Praying Mantis
With a thorn in my side, i write this, With my very last breath, Hoping for the dramatic, a last resolve on my side, with your very love i have lost This rose that i bestow upon thee, A bush of roses with thorn, i beseech thee, To endeavor to remember me, In my very … Continue reading Flesh and Blood
I kicked my right leg violently against the wall as I walked through the passage that led to dining room upstairs. When will he change? I was coming from Father’s room, and we just had a tete-a-tete that made me really mad at him. Why wouldn’t he just allow me tell the principal he was … Continue reading The FEAR Magic!
Love like knife It’s power, gentle, but controlling Just like life It is inevitable, but intoxicating - Dean Bin’Jamiu Twenty four hours ago, if you had caught a glimpse of his heart, you would have seen love circling it, like the loops of the Olympic symbol. But some minutes ago, his heart shattered like a … Continue reading Love Like Knife
“Victor please, I can explain.” She said. We all begin with those same words but can we really explain a thing? I threw my car keys on the bed, asking her to begin if she could. I couldn’t stop laughing as she pleaded with me, it was as if I was about to run mad. … Continue reading Till Lies Do Us Part: Part 4
Sometimes I wonder, but deep down in me I pray, prayer for d raining days to come, since our cloud has gone black and our soil gone famined leaving our sheeps devoured by d wild beasts, the little left for d minors are beign shared by d rich, the news are tragic and terror defined … Continue reading And It Rained
Everything else started in earnest after that. They were welcomed and introduced to the students. As always, many of the students had taken to divalicious Julia. The girls liked her sense of style and the little scarves she ties around her neck. And the boys, well, talk about teen crushes. “Some people think they are … Continue reading Caricature Of A Lonely Heart: 4
2015: WRITERS NAME PORT HARCOURT AFTER SARO-WIWA As part of effort to recognize his stellar contribution to the development of African Literature, the society of young Nigerian writers in collaboration with the Port Harcourt writers’ Hangout have declared 2015 a memorial year in honour of the late environmental and human rights activist and author, Mr. Ken … Continue reading 2015: Writers Name Port Harcourt After Saro-wiwa