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The Black Owl

The only time he comes to occupy my window is virtually when the day fades into evening, when the chickens and their broods have retired. He comes when he is sure I’m musing over something which is invaluable and I … Continue reading

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I Lost It – NJOKU NONSO EMMANUEL

The sun illuminated through the hole called window, sending scalding ultraviolet rays down to my face as I romanced the pegged-down bed which my sleeping matter laid on. At 10, my long legs and mature face made me look manlier … Continue reading

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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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The Earth Is Sick And It’s Your Fault!

The HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) attacks your immune cells. Hepatitis invades your liver. Helicobacter pylori disrupt the epithelial lining of your gastric mucosa (stomach) causing ulcer. All these infectious agents somehow change or disrupt the balance within your body. Ideally … Continue reading

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Spiritual Disco – HABIB AKEWUSOLA & BARRISTER WHYE HABEEB

I pray in slang Blessings flow in gang, Trumpet plays her best sound, Final moment, man runs to sand.

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All The Devils Are Here (A Side Nigga’s Tale)

I am really not a wicked person, I’m just another person with dark fantasies although most times it could be sweet as if I were eating honey and bread. I have always believed in Shakespeare’s quote of “Hell is empty … Continue reading

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Our Society’s Puzzle – SOLOMON UHIARA

We are unaware of the slow and unsteady crippled journey to an outstanding development level which has virtually encompassed our nation. I vividly know most of the prominent ministers and governors and councilors in our areas know this fact too … Continue reading

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Home

She held the carton close to her bosom as she walked down the street. Sunrise was an hour away and the street was dead quiet save for the echoes of her slippers hitting the ground. She looked at her baby … Continue reading

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Too Dead To Hear His Baby Cry

Nora wasn’t always the impassioned lover she became, it was an acquired taste. Nora like every other manipulator had no respect for people’s emotions. I mean, too many had poisoned her sense of right reasoning. A compulsive smoker and a … Continue reading

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Apply for 2016 Morland Writing Scholarship for African Writers

The Miles Morland Foundation is pleased to announce that the 2016 Morland Writing Scholarships for African writers opened for entries on Thursday 30th June. The deadline for submissions is Monday 31st October 2016.

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