Tag Archives: FICTION

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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The Devil In Him

Rose came awake with a jerk and she rubbed her eyes with the back of her palm in a disoriented motion. The high pitched laugh that had woken her up came again this time right outside the bedroom door and … Continue reading

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A Date With The Beasts – M.M. SULEIMAN

  The wind stood still. Somehow the trees still danced, the palm trees waved from one direction to the other, as though they listened to a jazzy beats played by the bland weather. Kasuwa was full that day, it was … Continue reading

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First Battle For Love – JOHN DOE

  Making the last right, my heart fell as Siri uttered, “You have arrived at your destination Oluchi.” Her voice was always so sweet. When I do resign myself to building a woman, her soothing pitch would be high on … Continue reading

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Zaina’s Nightmare.

Ruquayatu elopes with death. She does this sin, despite the fact that she once made a pact with life, death came and she took its hands, calmly, with a furtive smile that her mother wasn’t happy of. She was the … Continue reading

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Angels Of Destruction – OLUMEGBON M. ADENIKE

The angels of destruction Are those who hold powerful positions But never forget to use it against the people, Who after looting the country’s wealth abroad Go on vacation with girls old enough to be their daughters. 

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The Dream: I Want To Be A Pilot – ALABI AYOMIDE

“Aeroplane..daddy aeroplane. Aeroplane..mummy aeroplane. I want to be a pilot…aeroplane.” This was the nursery school rhyme that caught my attention and from the moment I heard that rhyme I knew I wanted to be a pilot. I couldn’t get it out of … Continue reading

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Notice Me – GODWAYNE OGU

She sat, smiling. My eyes often interlocking vision with hers, she didn’t know anything. That is the farthest I have ever gone; looking from a distance. I’d hold the mic, sing out my heart, speaking to her, ‘How Did She … Continue reading

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Iba: The Scourge – SOLOMON UHIARA

I had returned to my residence that notable evening – one which had in its grasps the retrospect of the unbecoming adventures I had earlier set out to excavate behind the borders of my village in the early morning. My … Continue reading

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My Last – NINIH ANITA

I laid helplessly, in the pool of my own blood, on my bed. I felt weak, I was losing my strength. I had so many things to say but there was no voice. I saw my brother beside me with … Continue reading

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