Category Archives: Guest

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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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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What We Truly Fear

It is not the setting sun that preceed the dark hours neither is it the future we know nothing about. it is the mud it is the mud. It is not tomorrow conceived a few minutes from today neither is … Continue reading

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A Certain Rich Man

He poured fuel on the new shiny car, working feverishly to empty the two gallons. He stepped back and set the Honda Accord on fire, then he walked to a distance, sat on the ground and watched it burn. Tears … Continue reading

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Dawn In The Creeks (Part 3)

”Can I go to Ehite’s house?” Ochuko asked pleadingly. His mother had finally woken and was in the small kitchen preparing lunch. ”Yes. Remember to tell him of your depature tommorow. I won’t have a crying child come up my … Continue reading

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My Family

I just turned seven the night they came, I’d been jolted from the dream by mom. She carried me to her room and hid me in the wardrobe, made sure I was quiet and made me promise I wouldn’t come … Continue reading

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Dawn In The Creeks (Part 2)

We left our small room and soon we were in the living room. Daylight penetrated through the holes in the wooden walls and struck our eyes with clear illumination. After a few steps, we got to the door that led … Continue reading

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The Twin

Chidera hurried upstairs, suitcase in hand. He had endured welcome-home-hugs from his family which didn’t quite feel right. It was like trying to hug a tree two times his size. The little hands that went round his neck seemed like … Continue reading

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Amina’s Tale

I felt tears pricking at the back of my eyelids. It was as though time had come to a halt and I’d frozen to one huge icy pole, my voice seemed to had gotten struck somewhere back in my throat … Continue reading

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Dawn In The Creeks (Part 1)

Ochuko woke up with a forced yawn as his sleep was rustled. His elder sister, Philomena had banged him on the head three times before he had woken. He knew it because he put his hands on his head to … Continue reading

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