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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Love Me, Not

Love Me, Not

It’s hard to believe but I swear it be true You think me deranged as I say this unto you But not loving you is truly how much I love you Some make their fates, we were handed ours Played by life and plunged into this whirlpool of disaster Or maybe it’s just us seeking […]

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Questions

Questions

These are the ponderings of a weary mind, the questions of a protruding heart and the expressions of a curious being. How the moon hates the sun, it wishes it death everyday to rise How the sun loves the moon, it willingly dies everyday for it to rise How the oceans loves the beach it […]

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Down is the Only Way Out

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I sat in my aunt’s pharmacy staring at a syringe of excess potassium chloride in my hand. In a few minutes, I was going to end my misery. Life had been so cruel. I didn’t care any more. It was time to go. My ma thinks I am a mess. She sees wrong in everything […]

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Just Do It

Just Do It

“Watch me cut off these ungrateful people in 2018, watch me get that dream job in 2018, watch me take over the music industry in 2018…” I am rooting for you, I promise. But, maybe you should just do it and surprise us. I mean it all seems like the year is going to be […]

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TV Series 2017: The Cringe-Worthy Five

TV Series 2017: The Cringe-Worthy Five

Ever watched a movie so bad that you had to pause every five minutes to sigh in astonishment, while you try to handle the nausea working its way up your gut? If your answer is no, then you are in the right place. We are recommending these five TV series to you because you might […]

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