Author Archives: Ademola Richards

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Did you mean it?” I managed to ask. Of course she meant it. She was not trying to be funny when she told me she was ashamed of me, that’s why she never told her friends how I creep into … Continue reading

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It Costs A Thing

Those dreams of her should be torn, trashed and burnt Those poems you wrote about being friends forever should be read and never remembered The words and the wishes shouldn’t cost so much The time and effort, and the memories … Continue reading

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A Stranger’s Youth

He had the gait of a child, a happy one. It was apparent that he had never had to face any of life’s many troubles. Zoe looked at him from her work station and tried to figure how old the new … Continue reading

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How Sweet Is Your Sin?

That Sunday, Nini was excited about her look. Her long hair was a weave, sewn and cut into a fringe. Her complexion had a yellow hue to it, slightly baked with makeup and a shade away from her fair skin. Her … Continue reading

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Sally (A Sequel To Ruckus)

Excerpt From Ruckus: “This stupid sickness will rob my kids of a good life. I might do the surgery and still die. If I don’t do it according to Dr Thomas I won’t survive. What if I do it and … Continue reading

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Better Left A Memory

I shut it out.  “I am not going to think of you,” I said to myself as I drove past Wendy’s on East Broad Street today. There was traffic and I was stuck there. Memories of you came in a … Continue reading

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When Kids Play Adult Games

“If you want to keep this baby, that’s okay. If you want to give your baby up for adoption when he is born, that’s an option too. If you are considering abortion, it is against what I believe and how … Continue reading

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Ruckus

“There is always something you could have done, always a little extra or a little less you could add or take back. There were all these choices before you. There were a few ones you could have made right, there … Continue reading

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