Monthly Archives: March 2017

Spirit – EBUN DAMILOLA

The silence breeze greeting the market zone The deaf dancing in tune of the percussionist drum Spirited men laced in drunk banquet Hallowed the courtesans in the dry sand Patiently waiting as the kingdom cometh

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Advice Me: I Was Raped Twice, Addicted To Sex And Dating Five Guys

Today’s issue on Tell Tale Thursday is quite a very sensitive one and as such we crave your maturity on this one. It involves a young girl who got raped at an early age not once but twice and became addicted. She … Continue reading

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The Hero Who Never Was

Man is born free yet he lives all his life settling for the comfort of the dungeons. Only if I had realized early that the only prisons we live in are the ones we put each other in, maybe then … Continue reading

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Bola’s Tales: The Meet – QUEEN IZUWA

It’s my best friend Sade’s birthday and we decided to have a girl’s night out to celebrate the occasion. So there we were sitting at a round table at the center of Vapours Night Club, open to the glaring eyes … Continue reading

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Mental Health Does Not ‘Exist’ – OLUWAKOREDE AKINKUOLIE

So you know how at the end of last week I made a bad joke about therapy? Well… let’s get into that shall we? Why can’t I mention the following things in Yoruba land; depression, anxiety and many more, without … Continue reading

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Weep Not Mama

Oh my dear Mama Weep not again for our daily food The Lord shall provide for us manna My heart sorrows when you brood I beg of thee please dry thy tears Your burdens I will gladly bear Weep not … Continue reading

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Scars To My Beautiful Vol One – SAMSON OLOYEDE ELPRINCIPE

From the floods of bedwetting Your monster reared its ugly heads From the dark inner caves of anger Scars were birthed to my Beautiful The decapitation of my body Indeed, a canvass was my body Marks, Bruises, Scars – home … Continue reading

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A Heart Like Mama’s

​The chickens had begun to take to their roosts as the sun gradually effaced to twilight and the bleating goats meandered through the yards to settle in the dusk of the day. We trudged along the bush paths back home. … Continue reading

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Bim Rolls – AYOMIDE WAYNE

Bimbo ran as fast as his legs could carry. It looked more like he was jumping through distance, his feet moving swiftly as his body pushed speedily against the direction of the wind, his ‘ORIGINAL’ Snapback almost falling off. “Your … Continue reading

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The Language Barrier – OLUWAKOREDE AKINKUOLIE

Even the language confounds me *sigh* So being from a tribe, you know how to speak your language right? You also feel like you speak it well enough that they can’t attempt to sell you to strangers right? (Please tell me … Continue reading

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