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Prose

NO MORE SMILES

Two weeks ago, you decided you would stop smiling at the girl who lived next door. You started smiling at her one month ago when you first met her. You were about to enter into your flat when you noticed the beautiful lady. She was nothing like you had ever seen. As your eyes locked, […]

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Prose

WHERE IT ALL STARTED

written by Divine’s ink I had to be loveable. … So in this new school, it was time to prove it. I just got in a month ago and I already had all the guys flocking over me. Of course, I was a lovely pretty girl who had a dope fashion sense. So, I rubbed […]

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Prose

POINT OF VIEW OF A DEPRESSED SOUL

written by Adeleke Kehinde A month ago, I was lying on the red-carpeted floor in my room. It was so Ironic to know that I was struggling to take in all the air I could get for my lung to get back in shape again. Someone had just cut off the rope that linked my […]

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Prose

JANE

written by Utibe Usen I looked through my window again for the umpteenth time and there she stood, her hazel eyes brightly calling out to me. Her brown curly hair gently combed to the back, she swayed left and right dancing to a tune I couldn’t hear. But hot tears flowed freely down as I […]

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Reviews

Movie Review: A Fall From Grace

Hello there! Just before you go ahead and read this review, I’ll like to establish that I am a very big fan of Tyler Perry. I cannot remember when I started watching him but at some point, I saw myself fantasizing about meeting him for a one – to – one conversation. Tyler Perry has […]

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Personal Experiences

OWN IT!

Quick one. I didn’t know that not having hair on your brows was a “problem” until I got into the University. A lot of persons would say, “wow, you don’t have hair, how come na”. Some would even notice and start to laugh. In no time it became a thing of worry to me. I […]

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Personal Experiences

CHEERLEADING

Some days back, I had an interesting thought on cheerleading and the effect it has on people. I came to the conclusion that one of the ways to get the best out of people is to cheer them on. When you cheer people on, they believe more in themselves and what they are capable of […]

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Poetry

DEAR SUICIDAL

Dear Suicidal, It’s a lie, don’t believe it It’s not true, that’s not your reality. It’s recurring But don’t accept it It’s facade. When the clouds clear And the mist leaves You will realize. When it’s dawn And the leaves leave the tree, you’ll see the trick that the voices wanted to play on you. […]

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Prose

Rhetorics of Love Unfounded

I cannot remember when our love started but I have come to become fond of his love. How he would wrap me in his arms in hot embrace and I dare not wriggle free. How he would kiss my lips with so much affection with pain cascading through my spine. But I dare not speak. […]

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Personal Experiences

In 2020, We Will Dazzle

In 2019, God was aggressive with me. He had enough of my many postponement and mediocrity and decided to snatch me. It really hurt. I found myself walking on the corridors of pain and anguish or so I thought. It took a while before I realised that it was all part of the process. When […]