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Category Archives: FICTION

BLACKOUT 

Hello guys, here’s the link to my first post on Medium. It’s pretty short and sweet. Enjoy your reading.  😉 https://medium.com/@e2d720cf62de/edd814d526f

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A Mosaic of Torn Places | Read the New Diverse Anthology of Young Nigerian Writers | Brittle Paper

http://brittlepaper.com/2017/05/mosaic-torn-places-read-anthology-young-nigerian-writers/

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WE NEED NEW NAMES- THE REVIEW.

After the first two pages of We need new names, I thought it was speculative fiction; that Darling and her friends were inhabitants of this surreal world called Paradise, and they could fly to Budapest chanting Vasco da Gama. I thought these kids with awkward names were actual birds. I’m abashed. Jumping into conclusions has …

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UNTETHERED 

“I’ve waited so long for this day. For today when I will listen to you g-rh-h-on…” BOOM! A bullet plunged into my rib cage. Then I heard the gunshot.  Bullets must travel at the speed of light.  My chest burned. I reached for my pistol from under the pillow, clutching my chest with the other arm. …

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FIFTEEN-FIVE 

On his Facebook timeline, Tomiwa sees an ad of a new therapeutic technology that aids glaucoma patients in recuperating. Expectation wells up in his stomach as he clicks on the link to check the price, hoping to find swell figures. Then he sees it. #15, 500. For a split second, he doesn’t blink. He reads …

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TOUCHING YESHUA

You hear a knock on your door and ignore it. A rhythm of knocks follow. You make no attempt to answer the door but mouth a prayer instead- that whoever it is leaves; Your hands are caught up in the cleansing of your dirty tunic and you are in no mood for a chatter right …

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BULLY

The hallway fills up with students as they march in singing ‘the day is bright’ though it looks like the sun is still splayed across her bed and isn’t going to wake up from her sleep any time soon.

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A SECRET FROM SANTA

How do you feel when you enter into your Aunty’s room and meet her entangled with your dad, doing that  which most girls your age speak of quite a number of times during their sleep over while their faces shone with pride and the eyes of the ones who haven’t yet done ‘it’ preached hope …

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LETTER FROM A FRIEND-ZONED LOVER

“Tejuade, has I write these letter to you my luv, I am very sleepi but your beautifl face will ……” Adelani read the inked words and saw no need to inform her that he had sleep-write the message, that would turn her off, he noticed the errors and without giving it any thought, shriveled the paper, again.

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