I am many things but confused I know myself in depth But somehow have I lose grip On issues that concern me And even though I so much want to, To take control, I really can’t have it. So for a start, you can call me helpless. I have been speechless for decades. I remember … Continue reading Call me what you May
Before you quit, Remember, You are someone’s help You are someone’s dream You are someone’s hope You are someone’s drive Before you quit, Remember, You are someone’s strength You are someone’s light You are someone’s courage You are someone’s coverage Before you leave, Remember, You are someone’s love You are someone’s joy … Continue reading Before You Quit
29th August, 2014 Kaduna, Northern Nigeria. The heat of the day couldn’t faze him, neither could the anticipation of attacks by extremists- which were common on these northern roads nor even death. Uyo was on Eneh’s mind. From Uyo- after he had spent few days with family and discussed the recent happenings concerning Toby, he … Continue reading THE MADMAN’S RECOMPENSE (Part Three)
I never believed in love at first sight Until I met you on that first night My heart was drawn to you like a piece of metal to a magnet My heart was enclave in your love like a corpse in a casket Your love for me was so incroyable but practical Your love is … Continue reading To The Woman Of My Life
Imagine you finally get to the gates of heaven, and in the BOOK OF LIFE, an angel is instructed to see if your name is found there, and then… “Yes! His name is here.” The angel might say, but as you are preparing to dance in, she might quickly observe some things and yell; “Errm … Continue reading Naija Stories
Fola ( episode 10) My night was horrible, it was a nightmare, and it was the worst night ever. Getting attacked in Michael’s house (which is one of safest place anyone could ever live in) is really scary. The thought of leaving is no longer an option, it’s better for me to stay here and … Continue reading fola(episode 10)
The Purpose of a thing is in the reason for its Creation; the most tragic thing in life is for a man not to discover his purpose, the reason why he was created. When Purpose is unknown, abuse is inevitable. Plutonium as an element has a potential; Good and Bad, it could either be used … Continue reading Created
Mary. That was her name. Very pretty girl, he thought. He watched her as he parked his car beside her. Moving the side window down, he smiled widely at her. “Hello Mary. I told you we would meet again but on a neutral ground.” Mary just smiled. Her fair skin plus her smile was making … Continue reading I’m from Edo state.
The Tree asked me what I was doing. I had climbed up it, high into its branches and fastened a rope around its highest point and the other end around my neck. What does it look like I’m doing, said I, I’m trying to kill myself. Why, asked the impertinent Tree. Because I’m fed up … Continue reading The Tree and I – Flash Fiction by Tony Ogunlowo
Alewa was fourteen when her dad died. In the space of one year, she lost both her parents. Her mother’s death had really affected her but by the time her dad died, she was so embittered she couldn’t summon any sadness or despair at his passing. She went to live with some distant relatives. The … Continue reading Forever 2
Believe in yourself… Kindly accept the fact that, no matter how you struggle and strive, I am assuring you that you can never be like the other person who is your competitor. Never believe in competition, the sky is large enough for people to reach and shine. Even though, you are not the best in … Continue reading Never Underestimate Yourself
Dear Friends, let us stop deceiving ourselves. They say we are the future leaders, but we know that they are very insincere when they say it. When we claim it too, we know within us that we are not really sure about that. We say it either to deliberately keep ourselves in perpetual darkness or … Continue reading No Place For Us?
If you think your tenor is high, Like the Arabian soldiers Sing and try singing forward March! I have praised your inequality ‘with the sea, sea waves, waves of the whirling forest. I have melted with the gay appearance, And disappearance of your always beaming teeth. I have called you! Called you! At least but … Continue reading You Left
*GREENLANDESTATESNIGERIA* EPISODE ONE A NEW BEGINNING It’s a cold evening at the Greenland Residence, Galadima Abuja. Every student that attends the Abubakar University, Abuja is getting ready for the epic party of a new semester. At the Adebayo residence, Estate no.8, Femi the 19 year old son of The Governor of CBN Dr Timi Adebayo … Continue reading Greenland Estate Nigeria
On the cliff of your lashes about to dive into your eyes that deep black abyss a night mare in disguise A feather to your words they blow me wherever a double edged sword cuts wounds deep as craters A fingertip from your touch i hear whispers to flee that burning torch that makes my … Continue reading A moment too soon