LOVE IN OUR OWN WAY PART 1 It had seemed like we were enemies at the time, infact, we were sworn enemies- we still are. We never wanted to hear each other say a word, an outsider would find this amusing but that was not the case for Debby and Raphael Harrison, our parents. My … Continue reading Love In Our Own Way Part 1
I decide to go upstairs. I barely stand to my feet when I hear a drunken song. Francis! On white shirt, black trousers and shoes, his feet rocking and skipping on the floor, body sways back and forth like a palm tree in dance for storm. His eyes, like dim motor lamps, fluctuate in … Continue reading The Tale Of Two Dying Stars (Episode 9)
(Soroin Verse) An aspiring Poet I classed myself and A pen I hold Is my weapon No soldier could go be- Yond his rifle! 20140312IBS.
THIS POEM, I WROTE FOR YOU A look that pierces through my heart A smile with a century of a century good tidings A beauty i cant phantom with what’s beneath the hat A touch, once felt invokes tinglins How does she do it? I ask myself An impeccable disposition of character without a flaw … Continue reading This Poem, I Wrote For You
Thoughts of us in my head As I lay contemplating love on my bed Could it be that feeling that sets free? Precious and beautiful before me? You light my heart with desire And your beauty warms like a drink of mulled wine, nothing finer If it isn’t love, that beautiful forever after It surely … Continue reading Us
Lara stared at me for a long moment. “Do you want to wait till another woman get pregnant for your husband?” “Look Lara, i understand your concern.” I paused. “But i can’t bath with the soap, it will cause the death of my mother-in-law. It’s giving me so much concern.” “What’s the pity.” Lara snapped. … Continue reading Mother-in-law: Episode 3
There was a sharp wind that blew through the parlour. Everything was in slow motion. My mum’s cry was heightened, my fear was above the roof and my dad’s face was just full of sadness. There was about one minute silence until mum broke the silence with one of her vampire like screams. “WHAT? WHAT … Continue reading Life At The Georges’ Chapter 11
Sheesh!!!!!!, its been a while since i had anything posted here, kind of feel nervous but anyway I’d still get it done (OgaOga wont block this post-hopefully) First off, i know its been FOREVER, so at this point I’d like to give a BIG shoutout to my Uhhhhhh, to @ufuomaotebele : Madam how you dey?? … Continue reading Memo To All – Naijastories How Far??!!
OKIRIBITI: THE MASTER QUIPSTER Lets talk about Okiribiti the boy who can eat four loaves of agege bread without drinking tea. He attends Iyanfigiro grammar school and there girls of all grades he woos though just a neophyte Who can’t even label a chloroplast. Last christmas, He ate rice amass but still he sneaked into … Continue reading Okiribiti: The Master Quipster
I was probably seven or eight when my curiosity about fires got the best of me. I thought the red-fiery characteristics of a flame was deep and intense; telling exciting stories and yet so quiet except for the quiescent hisses you’d hear from time to time. I imagined that something so beautiful couldn’t possibly … Continue reading Growing up….Early years
Dark clouds come rolling in, Converging in on us, From the Sahara,billowing dust, From the creeks thunderclaps answer, The Niger and Benue swell, And the volcanoes beneath the plateau boil, From far lands troubles brew, The storm is about to hit us We are about to be washed away by storms, And yet our ears … Continue reading Who will save my naija?
It wasn’t so much the way he looked at her that made her mad. How he looked straight ahead as if she didn’t exist. It was the tone of his voice when he talked. It was insultive. Derogatory. It was laced with something nearly akin to hatred. A scene from horrible bosses came to … Continue reading Getting Burned Without Scarring. Part 1
The annual Fresher’s Oratory Contest as hosted by the Union of Campus Journalists, University Of Ilorin held this year’s edition of the contest, titled: “Party Politics and Democratic Sustenance in Nigeria, 2015 election in focus”. The event, which attracted distinguished personalities in the media circle, has in attendance, the Union’s staff adviser, Dr. Mahfuz Adedimeji, … Continue reading 2015 Election In Focus
A TREASURE LOST There i was, standing opposite the yellow bungalow house doing nothing but contemplating whether to go in or not. I stared at the window hoping to catch a glimpse of the one i seek but saw nothing. Why am i even looking for her after what has done to me? The news … Continue reading A Treasure Lost
The alarm of his touchscreen smartphone for which he spent about two-third of his salary four months ago rang continuously. Bernard shot up from his bed not without a sigh, as he normally did especially after the long weekends. Monday was one of his worst days – if not the worst day. He knew in … Continue reading The Young Tree That Never Grew