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Lousy Joints

My granddad dislikes rainfall. Not just it, he dislikes everything that comes with it; the chilly breeze, the mist, everything. He hates the fact that he has to be reminded once more of the leaking roof that never quits dripping … Continue reading

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This Memory Must Be Sketched

Mazi  Ejike has departed us and this is too painful to bear. So on Saturday , hopefully the rains would be resting in the clouds , gazing down, silent at his funeral  and it wouldn’t forget to pay its last … Continue reading

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James: The Proposal – ADEKANBI ADEMOLA M

It was the evening of Christmas Eve, the sun has crawled to its abode leaving the stage for the moon and stars to light the path of the creatures and creations. PHCN as usual had seized the light but the … Continue reading

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Debut Love; A Broken First Affair – ETINYENE JIMMY

Holding my breath, a nervous wreck as he slid my panties down, worried about my inexperience. Am I going to please him enough? Then he stopped. I said to myself, “This is it, he knows. He’ll leave me”. I asked … Continue reading

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Serenity – ALABI AYOMIDE

“Just a little more of your love is all I need,” Ezinne said as she went to sleep. I kept on pondering and thinking to myself, “What more does she mean? Where’s her mind going to? Does she want us to … Continue reading

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Writer’s Block – GODWIN AYOMIDE OGU

My left palm squeezed the crown of my head. My nails untangling strands in the forest of black hair that had now taken residence on my scalp, I hadn’t combed in a while. I didn’t need to; combing couldn’t change … Continue reading

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To Kill A Rapist – CHIEBUKA OJUKWU

The blood dripped down his body onto the floor, I was shaking. Smoke still came out of the gun. He called out my name twice, I didn’t know what to do. All I could think of in that moment was … Continue reading

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Maami (A Mother’s Love) – BABAVIN

I picked up my Invictus face cap from the sofa, about an inch from where maami was seated watching Jenifa’s Diary.  As I strolled towards the door, Maami’s voice followed me, “Look left and look right before you cross the … Continue reading

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Unilag for Humanity Pic-Fic Series: Providence – CLEMENT EHIMARE ORIAIFO

The memories of my last visit to the Dustbin Estate, Ajegunle have become regular especially when I see the sandal I received from the cobbler. Somehow I felt I was envied by all and sundry whenever I walked past, but … Continue reading

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The Night – GODWIN AYOMIDE OGU

He walked past a white building at the corner, the same one he passed every day. The same one with the cats, about eight of them in number. The night was the same as every other, some cats ran into … Continue reading

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