Monthly Archives: November 2015

From Paris, With Love

Shaita sat there not daring to move. The devil himself must have been sitting a few feet away, smiling mockingly at the rivulet of tears that rode down her face unto the gloss of the Kodak she was staring at. … Continue reading

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I Remember

(I) Here I am Laying awake again Spreading it all Remembering home I lost my faith Failed the mountain climb Desperate again Praying for home I remember… The dreams I see Pictures in grey and red The silence of my … Continue reading

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Life and Wants

At twelve years old, over a breakfast of garri and okro, I read my first newspaper article. I remember it vividly. It was The Daily Punch. Page 4. That page designed to grab your attention with weird stories of people … Continue reading

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LAST NIGHT WAS THE LAST NIGHT

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Me, You, Us

I in my tattered wares all I think of when I smile with my sorrowful face are what I wear when I see the future playing on tuneless solfa. II my protuded belly is filled with fruitless promises the one … Continue reading

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A Tale Of Crowns (CHAPTER 3)

The hem of Berba’s dress dropped to the floor, along with all that was to follow. Naked, except for the gold pendant that shimmered around her neck, she padded to the window, shutting the shutters. She stood for a moment … Continue reading

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A Tale Of Crowns (CHAPTER 2)

SEETHOS KINGDOM EAST KENDRAL Lord Lark Ziax paced around his four-cornered, cornice-clad chamber. Bulbs of perspiration travelled down his torso, pervading through his cloak and having the thick silk of his inner shawl clung to his back. He was not … Continue reading

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