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November 2017
October 2017
Posted at: 01 Oct 2017
CUPID AND SAM INC. Part 4

It was very early on Saturday. Chief was awake, “it’s a brown new day,” he sang like a chirping bird, walking around his room aimlessly, whistling and smiling sheepishly. It’s amazing how love revamps a...

September 2017
Posted at: 22 Sep 2017
CUPID AND SAM INC. Part 3

Chief had a delicious sleep for the first time in many months. Technically, sleep should not be qualified with such a term because It is not Nigerian jollof-rice. I know there is a war still...

July 2017
Posted at: 08 Jul 2017
BLACK, BOLD & BEAUTIFUL...

Young African woman, You are strong, You are beautiful, And you are smart. Young  African woman, Don’t let the walls of any college scare you. The fierce monsters you see are all in your mind,...

June 2017
Posted at: 10 Jun 2017
CUPID AND SAM INC. Part 2

Chief was non-malleable this day. Just like he had been most of his life.  Eyes squinted, and his face ruffled. Even the new millennium haircut did not look so nice on him any longer. A frown makes...

May 2017
Posted at: 07 May 2017
CUPID AND SAM INC. part 1

His lovely slim tie was placed neatly beside his well-starched and ironed white cotton shirt. It wasn’t one of those white shirts that were on the borderline, closer to brown than white. It was pristine,...

February 2017
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December 2016
October 2016
Posted at: 03 Oct 2016
MR & MRS

Sometimes, walking away seems easier than staying back and getting hurt. “But hurt me all you can, I’ll stay with you because I love you”. I heard love is patient and kind… So, I won’t shout...

Posted at: 03 Oct 2016
OSCAR

“Dad, I know you mean well. But, I’m almost full grown and I need to make my decisions now.” Oscar said with all seriousness and almost desperation.   “Son, I walked this lonely path many...

September 2016
Posted at: 29 Sep 2016
MAMA WAS A ROCK STAR

“Nzogbu Nzogbu, Enyimba Enyi!” chanted the young men as they escorted the masquerade. The older men who accompanied it chanted some kind of mystical gibberish that sent the masquerade into frenzy. It was hard to...

Posted at: 28 Sep 2016
FRANCES

“Sweetheart, you will find a man who is worthy of you. I didn’t invest this much in you, to give you off to some riffraff. You deserve more”. I think that was the eighteenth thousandth...

Posted at: 27 Sep 2016
ESTRELLA

Chile is a southern south American country, bordering the south pacific ocean, between Argentina and Peru. Chile is best known for its sweet wine made from pais and muscatel also its magnificent beaches that attracts...

Posted at: 26 Sep 2016
THE DANCE

All you wanted was a rose So I scampered all over the earth I wouldn’t let Kilimanjaro’s height scare me Neither the length of Thames   My feet hurts from the scorching sands of the...

Posted at: 26 Sep 2016
AURORA

If we held hands Would there be chemistry? Would I understand why Oxygen needs two molecules of Hydrogen to become water? Or why Sodium reacts with Chloride to liven up my pot of soup? If...

Posted at: 26 Sep 2016
FORT KNOX

‘Most of you would not make it to the end; some of you would get missing in action, some of you would quit after a few months, some would end up on wheel chairs and...

Posted at: 25 Sep 2016
DORIS

Love used to live on hope street, But she moved away. Now the days are long And the nights even longer. So, I moved into her house on hope street, Just to remember her once...

Posted at: 25 Sep 2016
TALES FROM GRANDMA

“I would tell you both a bedtime story, only if you both promise to be good,” Granny said, having a lightning of affection flash in her eyes. Ada and Obinna, just cuddled themselves up underneath...

Posted at: 25 Sep 2016
TIME

I've loved you since it was a quarter past 6, That would be five years ago on July, the 6th. Like time, which cannot be seen, In my eyes you look the same as when...

Posted at: 25 Sep 2016
CITY OF LIGHTS

Come with me to the city of lights It’s inhabitants would love to meet you If they see me coming with you. Let’s dance by the river of life The fishes would love to greet...

September 2016