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THIS IS FOR CAESAR

written by Divine’s ink I came out of the house and quickly fumbled the clothes out of my bag. I needed to see Karen and Chuma but not like this. I looked at my dressing one more time. It was a long black flay skirt and a long sleeve gray top. I also had my […]

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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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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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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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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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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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RED EYED

Today has to be the worst Saturday ever. Cries and wailings from my neighbour’s flat will not let me enjoy my usual Saturday sleep. I turned on my bed the fifth time to curtail their voices in my head but it is not working. Just when I managed to get the sleep, the rapid tapping […]