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In Wait

You who are in the black pit drowning Letting the salty water take you and your bones under Your soul is trapped in the beyond You scream aloud, foaming your mouth You drain colorful tears and as the swirling dancing … Continue reading

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The Watchman – OGBEWE FAMOUS AMADIN

Ex Captain, Marcus Keyamo prepared a small arsenal for his mission. His Kevlar vest embraced him. Decked in all black full body armour, he was ready to melt into the night. “The night is for the watchman.” his squad leader … Continue reading

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The Chronicles Of Ade Abel Episode 6 – DA JANDY

Excerpt from episode 5: Fast forward to two weeks later, it was finally time for Ade to return to the big city and discuss the job offer which Mr. Etim had for him. Ade wasted no time in heading back to … Continue reading

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Late Night Conversations

It was a perfect evening for taking a stroll. The paths leading to the Reserve were a rustling carpet of golden leaves and the air hung heavy with the smell of dry bush and bonfires. Perry and I walked in … Continue reading

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Afternoon Mosquito – AKEWUSOLA HABIB

Age cannot save you Death might not pain you, Can mad claim disable So a king claim disciple, Argument on reputation Title war 365 rotation Thinking for a free Dreaming make believe, Philanthropic giant Man-made idea Biased anthony Litigate between … Continue reading

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Bonnie And Clyde

I woke up that morning feeling listless and particularly homesick. It was August and the morning had fully unfurled out of the foggy night, with the painful sun piercing through the window panes and tearing the light curtains to strike … 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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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 Chronicles Of Ade Abel Episode 4 – DA JANDY

Excerpt From Episode 3: They exchanged pleasantries once more before Ade intimated his boss about the gift which his parents sent him to give to his boss as a show of gratitude for being so nice to their boy. “Wow … 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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