Space Boyfriend Returns

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I noticed he always “liked” my posts on facebook. i did not know him personally, but knew people who knew him and I always heard niceties being said about him. Soon, i began taking interest when he would slid into my inbox and gosh I wished it was beneath the sheets. Our chats were intellectual […]

Of desires

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I sat by my window listening to him whisper all the whisperings he had to whisper to this lady sitting comfortably in his room, very close to his window. I could see her smile and look of admiration as each word dropped off his mouth and as his brows rose and fell each time. She […]

SHADED

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I sat by my window listening to him whisper all the whisperings he had to whisper to this lady sitting comfortably in his room, very close to his window. I could see her smile and look of admiration as each word dropped off his mouth and as his brows rose and fell each time. She […]

Sister’s Love

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“Why isn’t she from our tribe?” I heard his sister’s voice bellowing from the kitchen where she had earlier dragged him to upon knowing he had proposed and I had accepted to be his wife. I felt the bile rise in my throat as each word she said cut through me like a double edged […]

THE POUNDING BRIDE

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“Kpom kpom kpom” I heard the sound again, this time louder and clearer, it was the sound of the romance between a mortar and pestle. Immediately I was reminded of my childhood, how mama thought my sisters how to pound. “Pound it harder”, she said. “It is the true test of maindenhood, one mastered by […]

THE RACE

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We saw him running, his black uniform freely gave him away as a policeman. He held his gun firmly to his side as he ran, panting, sweating and focused. I became scared and curious too, the saliva became hard to swallow, before I knew it, my breathing increased in twos then in threes and soon […]

All That Glitters

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“I am shocked and surprised that you didn’t hear of my wedding. You are not to blame though, I remember you told me about the poor NEPA condition in the area where you and your husband reside. I remember, you said you were on your way to pay for a new house in GRA and […]

REALITY CHECK

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I am seated on a blue coloured plastic chair – boldly written made in Nigeria, while a made in China white table sat before me. My dinner of “meshaid” bread and egg and a home brewed hot cup of green tea and honey decorated the table. The moon in half her glory shone on me […]