Starburst #2

Starburst #2

Read Also: Starburst #1 ~Authors Note~ Well, I’m not sure how the science of this works but let’s see. So imagine if a meteor were to crash into the Earth unimpeded; thousands of people would be dead before it even hit the ground. They usually travel at 30 kilometers per second, and to withstand the opposing […]

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Starburst #1

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Looking back, it amused me. Humanity had been a form of entertainment to us for so long, as much as we were things of wonder to them. That was then anyway, we had been through all the wars, the rise and fall of several civilizations, technological advancements, strife and death, that was before her. Nothing […]

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Black Panther: Black Patronisation

Movie Review: Black Panther

First off, Black Panther is a movie, not a movement. I waited for the release date for over a year and when the pre-screening happened weeks before the premiere, many of the industry’s elite called it the best thing to happen since Jollof. Ryan Coogler (Director) and his crew seemed to had turned comic book […]

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Am I Enough?

Am I Enough?

Am I enough? She muttered Mutters were the only thing she had strength for. She laid alone tonight in her unmade bed staring at his framed photo Was I not more precious than the spoils of war? Did my beauty not eclipse that of an island of women? Shame It’s a shame you didn’t desire […]

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Of Fate and Faithfulness

Of Fate and Faithfulness

We were young and we dreamed We believed our imaginations Or so it seemed We were tied with our dreams In strings, knitting our lives in seams Believers of things not seen. We had faith in our dreams. Hope That all we saw would one day wake up and come alive That they would make […]

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Choresday

Choresday

It’s Choresday today and it’s all because of you You see, this day comes only once after many moons It’s like Mondays but worse and just as necessary too I’m scrubbing down the walls of my heart, I’m barely halfway through and the water is murky all because of you I’m cleaning up the windows […]

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The Chaos of The Calm

The Chaos of The Calm tears

“The days of feeling are past” The words she tells herself as she chokes back a cry by swallowing all of her daily bread and washing down with her tears The freedom she craved to feel was here at last, But the freedom keeps pulling at her lashes and hair, Pulling until the emptiness occupies […]

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Some People Have Real Problems

Some People Have Real Problems Efe

I.   Efe is sitting with Otamere under one of the ebelebo trees that is scattered like rubber seeds at the backyard of the house. It’s Monday and they are on mid-term break from school. Efe asks his friend if he thinks captives can find any form of happiness. Otamere is smiling in his usual manner of […]

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