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 […]

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FRANCES


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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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JOHN HAY, WHERE IT ALL BEGAN


It was her turn to take the vow, she slid her hand forward and took his. Looking into his eyes, she recited the lovely vow she had written for him: […]

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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, […]

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NASIR KHALIFA (GIFTED LEGS)


In life, it’s almost impossible to find that friend that sticks closer than a brother, like ‘the preacher’ said in the eighteenth book of Proverbs, the 24th verse. But in […]

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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, […]

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TIME


Days Hours Minutes Seconds 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,  […]

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CITY OF LIGHTS


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 […]

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