Monthly Archives: October 2017

Lo, I Am With You Always – OZIOMA OKAFOR

She thought she was all alone on this journey This Journey of living Endless heartbreaks has torn her heart apart Betrayal is something she has come to live with She couldn’t trust anyone, not even herself The future was bleak … Continue reading

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The Chronicles Of Ade Abel Episode 5 – DA JANDY

Excerpt from episode 4: Mr. Etim quickly gave him the required funds to purchase the form and past question for the entrance exam which was two months away. Ade being a brilliant young man had minimal difficulties while perusing the … Continue reading

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Black Love Diary Part 3

​Sometimes, the rains do not fall several months into a new year. When they finally fall, they come with little mercy. As if they’d been unjustly denied of their right to whip into mother earth, they attack with great relish; flooding homes, wiping paved streets clean, filling up river banks. Continue reading

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Advice Me: I am Dating But Attracted To Two Other Men

Dear Readers, It is with immense pleasure that I will like to inform you that PenAStory’s Tell Tale Thursday is back. I sincerely apologise for the long absence and hope that you have all been doing well since the category … Continue reading

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The Devil In Him Part 2

Excerpt from Part 1: “You have been drinking again,” she said amidst her sobbing but he didn’t answer. He gave a high pitched laugh and discarding his clothes, stepped into the bathroom and drowned her sobbing with the noise of … Continue reading

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Buy Me Bread: Graduate’s Anguish – PRINCE JEREMIAH KADIRI

“O boy, you never give me my bread o!” One of the almost chorus like sounding sentences an ex-corps member gets days and even weeks after P.O.P.  In a good mood one could simply return the favour by saying, “Bros … Continue reading

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Pray

I used to be the wide eyed kid Sitting on the front row of that white pew Committing to memory, the words preached Fervently hoping when the trumpet sounds, I’m among the selected few To make it through those pearly … Continue reading

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Black Love Diary Part 2

Whenever the clouds gather, you know the rains are about to fall. You could tell when the thunder rumbles, – low and even in the distance. You become more certain when a cold whiff wheezes past the back of your neck, and lightning finally makes its debut. Continue reading

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Farewell – FAKOYA SALAMOT

From the scratch, We never knew How time flew Being together Is like forever But never mind, We would live

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Stereotypes – OZIOMA OKAFOR

I once thought all apples were green until I saw a red one I once thought all peppers were red until I saw a green one I once thought all boards were black until I came across a white one … Continue reading

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