Monthly Archives: February 2017

My Tears – SAMSOM OLOYEDE ELPRINCIPE

My White crystal emotional expression It litters the brown desert of my head Sometimes from its reddish fount Other times, its whitish fount A sorta prison break from my corneas Advertisements

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The Cultural Confusion – OLUWAKOREDE AKINKUOLIE

So, you move to a different environment and are expected to adapt well to the culture right? And it should be easy when it’s your own culture right? Nope, sorry, wrong and again wrong! I think this only drives me … Continue reading

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A Mirror And One Curse – SOLOMON UHIARA

The flower happened to be yellow. Strands of dry, thin and light rubrus stems sagged below the tired leaves. It was the first thing Amuka saw immediately he flung the door open. It was on her head, tied with a … Continue reading

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How My First Marriage Failed

One of the hardest things to ever do in life is to close a chapter in a book that you thought you’d be writing forever. It’s so difficult to do but then we assure ourselves that the excitement that comes … Continue reading

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T W E N T Y F I V E – SAMSON OLOYEDE ELPRINCIPE

Seems like yesterday  A part of me standing so tall So strong like Westlife’s Unbreakable  … unbreakable became unmendable The outside smiles perfection  The inside bleeds weakness

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In Whom Am Well Pleased

I had never been baptized Since you soaked me up in your holy water I was your well chosen While your mother verified It’s obvious she taught you well Oh! well she did Your four cornered temple A place of … Continue reading

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A Solemn Confirmation of The “Wait” – ELISHA OPESEYITAN

She said she will wait She found solace in your name She found comfort in the spirit of the word Surrounded by the scavenging influences of the world The name calling, the tantrums The gossips, “she is waiting for Godot” … Continue reading

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The Name Issue – OLUWAKOREDE AKINKUOLIE

So as a young Yoruba adult who has never truly lived in the south-western part of the country (I mean I did from like ages 6 to 9, might have been longer but that’s all I remember *sigh*). Anyway my … Continue reading

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Twenty (A Story of Suspense, Betrayal & Murder) – MICHAEL ISAAC AND AKINWALE AKINYOADE

Everybody’s favourite suspense series, Twenty is now available as an e-book so you have no excuse of not reading it. Written by Michael Isaac and Akinwale Akinyoade, Twenty,  follows the life of Mrs. Ugochukwu and her daughter Chioma who find … Continue reading

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The Chain Series: Could Have Been Somebody’s Son

The night was unusually dark and the moon was nowhere in sight as the woman opened the door of the mud hut and stepped into the darkness. Except for the chirping of the night birds and insects, there was no … Continue reading

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