LOVE IS NOT ENOUGH.

The sun was scotching hot. I stood aside with my two year old twins and we watched as the Police and Court bailiffs brought out our property one after the other and filled it in their van. They were executing the judgment of the Court, they would auction off our property to pay the Landlord […]

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Repercussion.

PRESENT DAY. Mike hadn’t come home in the past weeks, I kept calling him but he won’t pick my calls. I got a blue tick every time I sent a WhatsApp message – he was reading them, he just wasn’t replying. I moved through the motions with every day that went by, I was beside […]

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CHINELO.

In the summer of the Year 2017, my family and I moved to the suburbs. Dad had just bought a house there and I was ecstatic. Mum didn’t seem to like the move so much, she missed the city life, but I didn’t mind at all. I liked the quietness, there were no cars horning […]

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UCHENNA’S STORY (PART 2)

Uchenna’s palm felt numb from holding the tumbler. He took a sip from the glass, but it didn’t soothe his senses anymore, the drink had gone warm. He pulled his weight forward, placing the tumbler on the table in front of him. He had just spoken with Pearl, he almost could not believe it! She […]

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UCHENNA’S STORY. (PART 1)

Uchenna took a sip from the tumbler in his grip. He shut his eyes as the chilled orange juice traveled down his dry throat. It had been a long day at work, and Holland’s summer had him feeling clammy all afternoon. He slid further into the couch, enjoying the refreshing feeling of the drink when […]

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THE OTHER WOMAN.

The sounds of cutlery clinking against plates rang through the medium-sized dining room.  Happy chatter and laughter echoed through its warm gray walls. Colorful dishes adorned the long marble tabletop, filling the air with a sweet aroma. Kayla put a little bit of everything on her plate, determined to fill her stomach with the dishes […]

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CHOICES.

I often wondered what I would do if I saw her again. She did not contact me for a year and I didn’t reach out to her either. Then that evening happened – I got out of the shower to a beeping notification on my phone. I picked up the phone from the dresser where […]

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TEENAGE LOVE.

2004 Federal Government College Vandeikya.   Jss1- Ss2 girls of Mande house lined up in front of their hostel, this was their custom whenever announcements were to be made. Senior Caroline, the house captain climbed upon the stage. Post Views: 807

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