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Poetry || Of Lies Doctors Tell

Poetry || Of Lies Doctors Tell

Of Lies Doctors Tell Doctors are unfortunately liars The one who promised the injection wouldn’t hurt and it would be swift – but the needle said otherwise The buttocks know the story of the pain The one that promised Uncle B was fine and would […]

Flash Fiction: Falling

Flash Fiction: Falling

“Temisan.” Mother whispered. “Hmm?” “Temisan wake up.” I reluctantly opened my eyes and saw she was out of the bed, looking out through the window. “My God.” She said. “Mama what is it?” She came over to my side. “Remember son, you must be strong […]

Poetry || New Beginnings

Poetry || New Beginnings

From my window, I see disorder across the road, grownups fighting over issues children shouldn’t; clothes being ripped punches thrown, peace being disturbed and yet from a tree on this same road, an egg breaking, an anxious mother gleeful as the young one popped out. […]

Flash Fiction || Head Quarters

Flash Fiction || Head Quarters

“Jerome don enter!” “Run for your lives!” Wigs were grabbed, underwear retrieved as each of the seven girls struggled to vanish from sight. “Where’s Hanifa?” Light skinned Chinwe asked me when we were back safely in our rooms, panting from the race we just had […]

Poetry || The African Woman

Poetry || The African Woman

I am an African woman Do not insult me When you see tears water down my face Salty like the Pacific Do not insult me When my breast sag Like pillows without stuffings Mighty generations have suckled on them Do not insult me If my […]

11 Thoughts At 11 O’Clock

11 Thoughts At 11 O’Clock

Loading… Kindly fill out this survey if you are yet to. It takes just about one minute. Thanks! 1. People seem to be so good at analyzing the problems present in their country of residence, in Nigeria for example. But why is it so hard […]

Poetry || Loved You

Poetry || Loved You

I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t into you Going crazy over hearing your voice Every time I hear your stutter, My body emerges, It yearns, And it urges To feel your embrace; To taste you, Feel you But my heart caves in Like […]