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CHAPTER TWENTY FIVE

My birthday usually comes in the first quarter of the year. In the tribute of my 2018, I listed some goals that I wanted to achieve this year, mentioning my failures and lessons of last year. When we fail, we never really give up or hate the process. We may take a break, or sometimes change the way we do…read more
Short story

Obsession 2.

"A kid? so he's been dating all this long? No, and staying with the lady too? Well. I think I should back off before I ruin someone's home. After all, I've never met him" This one made my morning very heavy. I thought this was all over. That I do not have a boyfriend anymore and I have no business…read more
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THEY ARE MARRYING ME OFF

The knock on the door really scared my nerves out coz I was all alone in the house and wasn't expecting anyone that moment. It was 3:30pm. I had woken up early that Sunday despite having sleeping late on Saturday night. I could not sleep anymore after 5:30 am I kept twisting and turning on the bed till I finally…read more
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A TRIBUTE TO MY 2017

Dear people of my origin, I will not lie to y'all and say 2017 has been good, just because it ended so well Noooo. 2017 has been bad, so bad I had to write about it. its said the worst thing that can happen to you is to go through a rough patch and come out with just regrets; no…read more
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HER LACHESIS SPAN 4

The following day I went to work wearing black lipstick and caught everyone's attention. My phone was obviously off and Nisa was worried. When she came, she started joking "you look like a gypsy in that lippy" then laughed out louder than her usual self expecting me to laugh along. She noticed the silence and looked directly into my eyes.…read more
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HER LACHESIS SPAN 3

Mum knows Collo, he's amongst the cool kids of the estate that all girls fall for. She knows that I'm dating him because that's what all the unhappy women talk about when they sit outside to backbite. She has never asked me about it but I know she knows. Collo was my classmate back in lower primary before I was…read more
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HER LACHESIS SPAN 2

In the taxi, My phone kept buzzing but I was too exhausted, mentally and physically to bother with it. Then i finally decided to switch it off - Jeez!! 13 missed calls from Fred! "Dude, take a hint I don't wanna talk to you or anyone else for that matter! arghh!" I shouted to myself and to the now the…read more
Lifestyle, Poetry

EID MUBARAK 2017

It is finally eid and we say AlhamduliLlah for witnessing yet another moment of celebration which only comes once.  It is two days past eid and it is not too late to share with you my thoughts about Eid . Many people pray to see it but their fate doesn't take get them here. The few of us who witness it…read more
Poetry

NAIVE LEVITY

​Immediately the wedding ended, All smiles and giggles gradually faded, Older women moved in groups, Looking at me in sympathy as if i was a step child Older men came to me with a fake energy congrating me for the action My agemates, men and women looked puzzled as if they wanted to ask whether  i'm serious or not. I…read more