Monthly Archives: October 2016

Fallen Hero – ALABI AYOMIDE

  When I was young, I never understood why people cried so much when they lost a friend or relative. After all, when someone dies he or she is going to rest in a better place or so I thought. … Continue reading

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Wank It – SAMSON OLOYEDE EL-PRINCIPLE

That our religious minds may be enlightened, Let us talk. That our dark heavy religious hearts may be lightened, Let us talk. That our religious anger will not brew into brawls, Let us talk. That this prompts public literary brawls, … Continue reading

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The Phase – NWOBI STANLEY

 Take away the pain, you take away the hope. You bring back the pain, you bring back the fear, and when the fear returns, so does the faith. Since my admission, part of me argues with the importance of Jesus in … Continue reading

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A Living Hell

“Stop please. You’re hurting me.” I repeat like a mantra but my abusive husband of six months is deaf to my pleas. This is the third time he has physically assaulted me this week and it is just Thursday. I … Continue reading

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Her Free Car – HABIB AKEWUSOLA

Hurry an buy, Slush vote for bribe. Camera roll Night of respect Dignitary sits on first row

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From Akoka To Yaba Left

Late last night, I was wondering what to do again. I thought they had vanished after my deliverance session at M.F.M. I thought I was back to my old self. I was still pondering on all this when suddenly in … Continue reading

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The Lazy Man’s Apology – ADEKANBI MICHAEL

O ye Unsung generation, Dodging the walkway to limelight, Minute by minute in your minute might, Come out of your lazy tunnel, And hear this tale, Of how a head became a tail. Far in the vast forest of greatness, … Continue reading

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Talking Drums (The Revelation) – OBED OKOCHA

We are sitting far from each other, and allowing silence take preeminence. She is sobbing and murmuring things that my ears cannot pick – I was not even interested. Why did she choose to smash my her heart against broken … Continue reading

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Cattle Cologne – CALEB NMERIBE

Duplicity their ‘torted forte. With eyes of lies of livid deceit tonGs twIsteD with darkened lips thro’ Minds darkled ambition’s ghoul they drum heads. Clever arms working tricks feigning a deep uneven spree throwing confetti of loyalty

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Haunting Shadows: Episode 1 – ROOKY KAMIZ

“Where could he be by this time?” I ask myself as the big clock chimed its twelfth count. It was 12am and my darling husband was nowhere to be found. I stand up from my working table to stretch my back. I … Continue reading

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